Recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards announced

February 24th, 2014 · No Comments · News

The first recipients of the expanded University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards include a former refugee, a chemical weapons inspector, a Manitoba industry leader, an Indigenous community leader and a human rights scholar and advocate.In 2014, the Distinguished Alumni Award has grown to include four new categories. The new awards recognize University of Manitoba graduates […]

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Electrical engineering research centre opening

October 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Computing, Engineering, News Release, Research, infrastructure

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to announce the official opening of the Stanley Pauley Centre which houses three major laboratories: the Intelligent Power Grid Laboratory, the Electric Vehicles Laboratory and the McMath High Voltage Laboratory.
Thanks to Mr. Stanley Pauley, who, through The Pauley Family Foundation, made a $4-million donation to the Faculty of Engineering […]

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Medical faculty kicks-off homecoming events

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, homecoming

Over 240 Faculty of Medicine alumni and guests from across North America will gather for the University of Manitoba Homecoming celebrations.
The first of many events is an Indigenous Achievement Homecoming Celebration. Rosemary Ackley Christensen, co-author of “Connective Pedagogy: Elder Epistemology, Oral Tradition and Community,” will speak at a book signing on Friday morning.
Mark Greene [MD/72], […]

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Homecoming 2013: “I Remember When”

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Alumni, News Release, Outreach, homecoming

There are more than 129,000 graduates of the University of Manitoba across Canada, nearly 85,000 of which live here in Manitoba, with special connections to this place and our people.
Homecoming is a time to celebrate those connections. Whether your memories are of an academic experience, a cause you supported after learning about it on campus, […]

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Graduate of new MFA program nominated for prestigious award

September 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Alumni, Fine Art

Monica Mercedes Martinez, one of the first students to graduate from the University of Manitoba’s new Master of Fine Arts program, is a nominee for the RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award.
This award, which will be presented at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, recognizes a ceramic artist whose work receives the most votes from the […]

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Canola pioneer first honoree in Innovation Plaza

August 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Agriculture, Alumni, Chemistry, History, News Release, Outreach, Research, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceutica, infrastructure

On August 22, 2013, a new public space in a parklike setting was dedicated at the University of Manitoba to inspire visitors and celebrate the achievements of noted University of Manitoba scholars and researchers.
Innovation Plaza honours the most distinguished researchers, scholars and creators at the University of Manitoba. Located on the south lawn of the […]

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Innovation Plaza Dedicated Tomorrow

August 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, History, Research, infrastructure

Innovation Plaza will celebrate and honour the University of Manitoba’s most distinguished researchers and innovators through a series of commemorative bronze busts.
On Thursday, President David Barnard and other dignitaries, including donors who made Innovation Plaza a reality, will officially open the Plaza by unveiling the first bust, which honours a Manitoba scientist responsible for a […]

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