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Dr. Sabine Kuss (right) and Christina Yiebiyo (left) analyzing biological cells at the Manitoba Institute for Materials (MIM). Christina received an URA award in summer 2019 and was working on a project investigating cancer cells by electrochemistry.

Undergrad Research Experience – what’s it all about?

As an undergrad student there are lots of opportunities to explore. One that more than 850 students have experienced since it began in 2012 is an Undergraduate Research Award (URA) placement – dubbed Experience Research.

It includes gaining experience while being mentored by a UM professor—across all disciplines— and provides students to explore a field they are interested in for up to 16 weeks in summer 2020. A $7,000 monetary award is provided to successful applicants. The deadline to enter is January 24, 2020 – but be sure to check out the criteria for entry, as there are some things you’ll need to do well ahead of time.

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On September 18th, 2019, almost 50 years to the day after Robson Hall, the Faculty of Law building on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus was officially opened, nearly 150 alumni, faculty members, students and staff gathered to mark the occasion.

Manitoba Law School co-founder “A labour jurist ahead of his time”

On November 6th, 1919, co-founder of the Manitoba Law School Hugh Amos Robson, K.C., as he then was, tabled his report as Commissioner of the Royal Commission to Enquire into and Report Upon the Causes and Effects of the General Strike which Recently Existed in the City of Winnipeg for a Period of Six Weeks, Including the Methods of Calling and Carrying on Such Strike.

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