Entries Tagged as 'Students'

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:··

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·····

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:···

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:··

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·····