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 […]

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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 […]

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Emerging artists to watch

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Architecture, Fine Art, School of Art, Students

 Photo by Michael Zajac
John Patterson, a third-year School of Art student, won first prize in the inaugural Emerging Voices competition at Nuit Blanche Winnipeg.
The Winnipeg-born artist received the honours and a $1,000 for his work, “Flood”. But he is not the only U of M student honoured in this competition: the five finalistsare all U […]

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Letting it shine-erama

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School

University of Manitoba students are working hard today to beat the Shinerama fundraising record for Western Canadian. They want to raise $50,000 and they are already at $22,000.
Today, as part of Shinerama’s “Shine Day”, students will shine shoes downtown and on the University of Manitoba campus to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis research and patient […]

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First-day enrolment sets another record

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Students, statistics

Student enrolment for the First Day of Classes at the University of Manitoba has broken another record. First Day enrolment is 29,321, an increase of 1.8 per cent over last year’s First Day of Classes record enrolment of 28,795.
“The continued increase in First Day enrolment numbers is an indication that the University of Manitoba is […]

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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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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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