Entries Tagged as 'News Release'

Message to young women: “Make Your Move”

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Students

Make Your Move, a unique outreach opportunity being presented by WISE-Kidnetic Energy will be held on International Women’s Day, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Winnipeg schools are identifying young women in grades 8-9 who have demonstrated leadership in community service, student government, sports and/or academics. These students will be each invited along with two of their friends […]

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Winners of 3MT competition selected

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Alumni, Health, News Release, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Last night, nine University of Manitoba graduate students shared new frontiers of knowledge in the second 3MT® competition at the University of Manitoba.
The Three-Minute Thesis competition challenged graduate students to consolidate years of research into one short, interesting, straightforward presentation. With only a single slide illustrating their ideas, the competitors had just three minutes to […]

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to give Knight Lecture

February 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, Astronomy, News Release, Outreach, Students, physics

Is space really the final frontier?
For 2014, the prestigious Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecture focuses on the scope and grandeur of the universe.
This year’s Knight Distinguished Visitor is acclaimed astrophysicist and television personality Neil deGrasse Tyson. He will provide valuable insight into how scientists work in and think about the social, political and […]

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Finalists for 3MT competition selected

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Alumni, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Nine finalists have made it through the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition heats that took place on February 6, 11 and 13, 2014. They will move on to compete in the Final Competition which is being held on Tuesday, February 25, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Robert B. Schulz Lecture Theatre (St. John’s […]

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Ovide Mercredi becomes Senior Advisor to U of M

February 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Alumni, Indigenous, News Release, Peace and Justice

Dr. David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, is pleased to announce that Mr. Ovide Mercredi has been named Senior Advisor to the University of Manitoba effective February 14, 2014 for a four month term.
Mercredi will work closely with the President, the President’s Executive Team, and the Executive Lead for Indigenous Achievement […]

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Historic announcement regarding Indigenous education

February 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice

Today, the federal government made an announcement together with AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, on the commitment of additional federal government resources toward First Nations’ education, including over $1.9 billion to support the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act. The announcement was made at Kainai High School on Kainai First Nation, […]

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Ed Expo 2014 underway

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Education, News Release, Students

The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Education Student Council (EdSC) is hosting Education Exposition 2014 (Ed Expo) this week until January 29, 2014. This exposition provides soon-to-be teachers the opportunity to meet and interview with local, rural and international schools, divisions and educational organizations.
Once again, David Mandzuk, Dean of the Faculty of Education at the […]

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