Our biggest pep rally yet

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, News, Students

As part of Orientation 2013, over 6,000 new and current students, staff and faculty will be cheering on 400 uniformed Bison Athletes at a Pep Rally on September 3 in Investors Group Field.
“This is going to be the largest pep rally the University of Manitoba has ever held,” said Brendan Hughes, Director of Student Life […]

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New home for Bison Football

August 29th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, infrastructure

The University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard, alongside dignitaries and guests, officially opened the “David Asper University of Manitoba Bison Football Centre”, the new home of Bison Football at Investors Group Field.
“Today, you are getting an opportunity to see what we are so excited about: the best playing, training and learning facility for […]

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Official Opening of New Bison Football Centre Tomorrow

August 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory

On Wednesday, Aug. 28, David Asper will join University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard in officially opening the “David Asper University of Manitoba Bison Football Centre”, the new home of Bison Football at Investors Group Field.
This premier space is the now the new benchmark for any team playing in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]

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Celebrate Desiree Scott’s Olympics

October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Kinesiology, Students

On October 12, the University of Manitoba will make a special presentation to Olympian Desiree Scott, congratulating her on her outstanding performance at the London 2012 Olympics.
Scott is a Bison soccer team assistant coach and a Bison soccer alumna. At the London 2012 Olympics she helped the Canadian women’s soccer team win a bronze medal.
At […]

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Bison running back makes the pages of Sports Illustrated magazine

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release

Bison running back Anthony Coombs is the first University of Manitoba student-athlete to be included in the Faces in the Crowd section of Sports Illustrated. The section has been published for 56 years and a Bison will grace its pages for the first time in the Feb. 27 issue
“This is crazy and unreal,” Coombs said. […]

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University and Province have something to cheer for

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Sports, Students

Two athletes on the University of Manitoba Cheerleading squad have been selected to represent Canada at the International Cheer Union World Championships in April. They are the first Manitobans to ever be selected for Canada’s national team.
Meaghan Giesbrecht and Mark Loughery placed second at Canadian Nationals this season in the Partner Stunt division and […]

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Investors Group Joins Football Stadium Partnership

December 14th, 2011 · No Comments · News Release

University of Manitoba president and vice-chancellor David Barnard today congratulated Investors Group for being awarded the naming rights to the state-of-the art football stadium being constructed at the Fort Garry Campus.
“These are exciting times at the University of Manitoba. Our new 33,000-seat stadium is one of the ways we are transforming the places where we […]

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