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 […]
February 24th, 2014 · No Comments · News
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 […]
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], […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]