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Exterior shot of the Machray Hall building.

Faculty of Science

Machray Hall redevelopment

May 6, 2024 — 
We are pleased to unveil an exciting development set to commence in the summer of 2024 - the transformation of Machray Hall. This ambitious endeavour will see the emergence of a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the evolving needs of our academic community.

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Faculty of Science

Witness the spark in science when students compete for $3,000 cash prize!

March 25, 2024 — 
Science Spark 3K Pitch Competition 2024 presented by the Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) is happening on April 8th, 1:00 p.m. at Marshall McLuhan Hall as 9 teams of science students pitch their innovative ideas and compete for a chance to win a $3,000 cash prize! The event is free but registration is required.

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University students and kids on both sides of a table with microscopes while some kids are looking through the microscopes and some university students are explaining or showing the science experiments to kids.

Faculty of Science

Volunteer for Science Rendezvous 2024

March 10, 2024 — 
Volunteer for Science Rendezvous 2024 because we can't do this without you and this is the event you're going to remember you volunteered for, made friendships and connections with your peers, faculty and staff, and got Experience Record once you spent more than 10 hours volunteering.

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Faculty of Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024

February 9, 2024 — 
For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we talked with five women in science at the Faculty of Science.

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Darby Goodall, Science alumni, standing in front of the Administration Building in a black dress holding photos of her running accomplishments

Faculty of Science

Science on track: the inspiring journey of a recent statistics graduate

June 12, 2023 — 
From exploring different disciplines to finding a supportive community in the UM track and field team, Darby's story highlights the power of embracing new paths and the impact of community on personal and academic growth.

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Faculty of Science

How Epidemics End

January 20, 2023 — 
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

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Faculty of Science

Discover Your Future in Science: Upcoming Information Sessions

January 13, 2023 — 
Attention all students: Do you have passion for science but you aren’t sure what you can do with a science degree? If so, consider attending The Discover Your Future in Science series.

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Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Jenna G. Tichon

October 14, 2022 — 
Dr. Jenna Tichon, instructor in the department of statistics offers advice to young women pursuing a career in STEM.

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Extended Education

Imagine what AI and Machine Learning can do for you

May 17, 2022 — 
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora

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Faculty of Science

2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

November 10, 2021 — 
The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students.

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