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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

November 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

Alumni, Arts, Community Stories, Faculty of Arts, faculty of science, Students

Monkey teeth

Monkey fossils found in Serbia offer clues about life in a warmer world millions of years ago

October 22, 2019 — 
Studying fossil monkeys like these can help us understand how ancient climates shaped primate evolution

Arts, Biological Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies, graduate students, Research and International, Students, The Conversation

Ellen Sikorski and Nick McKenzie fell in love while at UM

Sometimes, conflict can lead to love

October 11, 2019 — 
They fell in love at UM and married this year, and they’re graduating together during Fall Convocation 2019

Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, Arts, community engagement, Convocation, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Research and International, St. Paul's College, Students


UM mourns passing of distinguished alumna Kathleen M. Richardson, C.C., O.M.

September 16, 2019 — 
Kathleen Richardson, one of Manitoba’s most generous patrons of arts and culture, died on September 14, 2019

Alumni, Arts, Philanthropy

Kom Bol is seeking to lead by example

Surviving culture shock and leading by example

June 4, 2019 — 
Bol is graduating with his fellow Arts class of 2019 on June 5, 2019. He hopes to attend graduate school in environmental law so that he can go back home to East Africa where he can work for an NGO

Arts, Convocation, Environment Earth and Resources, Faculty of Arts, International Centre, international students, Students

Food Systems Research Group

Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap”

May 16, 2019 — 
Register today for the University-wide Food Systems Student Symposium - F3S - taking place June 26th. 

Alumni, Arts, Asper School of Business, Biological Sciences, campus community, community engagement, Community Stories, Environment Earth and Resources, faculty, Faculty and Staff, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, faculty of architecture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Graduate Studies, faculty of science, graduate students, graduate studies, Indigenous, Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Max Rady College of Medicine, microbiology, Office of Sustainability, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Research and International, School of Art, Science, Staff, Students

Comic books are a staple of pop culture

Has Marvel reinvented the film serial?

April 24, 2019 — 
The release of Avengers: Endgame is a culmination, of a kind, for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Arts, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Film & Media, Research and International, social media, Theatre

Sistema performance

Faculty of Education

Faculty prof among speakers at event honouring Sistema

April 15, 2019 — 
Faculty of Education Professor Francine Morin was invited to speak recently at an event at Government House honouring the transformative power of Sistema, an after-school music program.

Arts, Faculty of Education, music, Students

Artist Don McMaster

Faculty of Education

Portrait of an artist as a retired teacher

April 10, 2019 — 
Imitation may be the best form of flattery, and it’s also the best way to learn, says McMaster, who cites as inspiration to paint professionally, Andrew Wyeth, one of the best-known American artists of the 20th century.

Arts, Faculty of Education

Bison TF Simon Berube

Bison track and field claims first national podium finish in more than 20 years

March 29, 2019 — 
Bison men's track and field team captured bronze medal at the 2019 U SPORTS Championships.

Arts, Bisons, campus community, Students

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