Smallest Bison athletes win big at international competition

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Images, Media, News Release, Research, Science, Students, Video, computer science

They’re small in stature, but big on talent. Developed at the University of Manitoba, the Autonomous Agents Laboratory’s robotics competition team-the SnoBots-has won the kid-size division of the 2013 FIRA HuroCup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

FIRA is the oldest robotics competition in the world, and the HuroCup is one of the most challenging competitions in existence: […]

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Welcome all Blue Bombers fans to the U of M campus!

June 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Sports, Statement

David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, welcomes fans, players, media and visitors to the brand-new Investors Group Field for the first game of the 2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season.
“On behalf of the University of Manitoba, I’d like to say that it’s not only exciting but also a privilege to have so […]

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“Got rhombicuboctahedron?”

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Architecture, News Release, Students, environment

A student tradition that’s been around since 1977 will take over the south grounds of the Faculty of Architecture on Friday. The architects, interior designers and urban planners of the future will shove, crunch and slip their way through an ice-covered trench surrounded by 10-15 foot walls of partially-melted snow.
Ditchball was created more than three […]

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Come home to the University of Manitoba for Homecoming 2012!

September 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Alumni, News Release, Outreach, Sports, Students

From Wednesday, September 12, to Sunday, September 16, 2012, the University of Manitoba will host thousands of classmates who will gather to reminisce and salute the memories and good times of their student years. And, as the annual Homecoming celebration continues to grow, so too does the company it celebrates.
There have been more than 193,000 […]

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Study finds running marathons isn’t harmful for older adults

August 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, News Release, Research, Sports

A study of marathon participants older than 50 years of age has found similar temporary effects as those found in runners between 18 and 40 years of age. Any cardiac abnormalities during a marathon disappear within a week after completing a race.
“There was no evidence of permanent heart damage from repeated marathon running in individuals […]

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No tickets for the game? Jets memorabilia still on display

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Archives, History, Media, News Release, Sports, Video, libraries

Don’t have tickets to the games? The next best thing may be a remarkable collection of Winnipeg Jets memorabilia that is remaining on display at the University of Manitoba during the next few months.
A donor presented to the University a collection of 741 Jets hockey programs that document Jets home games from December 1975 to […]

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Puck Drops on Winnipeg Jets Hockey Display

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Archives, History, News Release, Sports, libraries

A remarkable collection of Winnipeg Jets memorabilia will be unveiled to the public tomorrow morning.
A donor has presented to the University a collection of 741 Jets hockey programs which almost exclusively chronicle the home games of the team for the period December 1975 to April 1996. A selection of these programs, many of which are […]

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