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Paul Ong receiving his award

Faculty of Education

Alum recognized as part of CBC 40 under 40 Awards

November 25, 2022 — 
This year CBC 40 under 40 recognizes Paul Ong, a Faculty of Education Alum.

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Photo of a human hand touching a robot hand.

Extended Education

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Solutions

November 16, 2022 — 
"This program provides a basic understanding of what’s possible and how you can apply it. AI is such an effective and useful area for business.” - Briana Brownell

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Photo of woman with a tablet uses a giant touch screen in the air.

Extended Education

Preparing for a future powered by technology

November 10, 2022 — 
“Algorithms and data sets are becoming part of the new business model. They require new skills and new ways of learning.” - Rod Lastra

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Eight men grouped together in gymnasium, smiling.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

History-making hoops team keeps winning feeling alive

October 13, 2022 — 
This past weekend, members of the 1976 national championship winning Bisons men’s basketball team and their families got together to shoot some hoops and rewatch some of that championship game on the court of Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC).

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Faculty of Education

2022 Faculty of Education Alumni Association’s Awards

October 4, 2022 — 
On Wednesday, September 22nd, The Faculty of Education Alumni Association’s Awards celebrated distinguished alumni as part of UM Homecoming week

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Faculty of Law

Setting Precedents: Three law students receive 2022 Emerging Leader Awards

June 24, 2022 — 
No less than three law students have been named recipients of the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. These remarkable students include Class of 2022’s Michael Badejo, President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2021-2022), Shawn Singh, an active member of the MLSA and participant in the Presidents’ Student Leadership Program cohort (2021), and Class of 2023’s Adam Kowal, who served as co-president of the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students’ Association during his second year of law.

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Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program

Faculty of Law

Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

June 22, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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Four mini moot competition winners standing together.

Faculty of Law

Law student-run Mini Moot mentors, encourages first-time competitors

April 1, 2022 — 
Coinciding with the regular moot competition season, the Manitoba Law Students Association Clinical Experience Committee once again hosted the annual Robson Hall Mini Moot on March 2 – 3, 2022, in-person at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This year, 46 students participated. The winning team was Genevieve Smith and Jayden Wlasichuk, both first-year law students, with runner-up team of Ashley Slagerman and Paige Gratton.

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Faculty of Law

Wpg Free Press: Tributes pour in for ‘defence lawyer’s defence lawyer’

February 24, 2022 — 
Winnipeg criminal court legend Greg Brodsky dies at 81

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Asper alum Leanne Kisil wearing all black sitting on a log in the forest smiling.

Asper School of Business

Asper alum creates business out of non-alcoholic elixirs

January 31, 2022 — 
“You’re my fourth Zoom meeting of the day,” laughs Leanne Kisil [BComm(Hons)/09] who recently moved from Winnipeg to Vancouver. “I’ve been here since August for a couple of reasons, including looking for a B.C. distributor, I am closer to some of the U.S. stores on the West Coast, and it’s where my partner lives.” Kisil is the owner and self-titled Chief Alchemy Officer of Solbrü, a company that creates non-alcoholic elixirs made of mushrooms, herbs, and other organic ingredients.

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