Entries Tagged as 'Outreach'

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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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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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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Three minutes and counting…

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Do graduate students “know their stuff” enough so that they can explain their research in a way that is easy for a lay audience to understand?
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition originally developed by The University of Queensland. 3MT® challenges graduate students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can […]

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Visionary Conversations: The global population at 9 billion…

January 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Environment and Geography, Health, History, Natural Resources Institute, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, human ecology, political studies, sustainability

As Earth’s population rises exponentially, will we run out of food?
Visionary Conversations is hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard and features trailblazing researchers and alumni experts from the University of Manitoba. As Manitoba’s only research-intensive post-secondary institution, the University of Manitoba is ideally positioned to play a critical role
in fostering dialogue around emerging issues.
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New Writer-in-Residence pushing boundaries

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Education, English, News Release, Outreach, Students, arts

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) is pleased to announce the arrival of Louise Wallwein, its new Writer-in-Residence. Wallwein will hold the position into early April 2014.

Of her new post, Wallwein says, “I am utterly honored and delighted to be Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral […]

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