From left to right: Cheryl Prokopanko, Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning; Ms. Yuan Wen, Development and Planning, Anhui Provincial Education Department; Prof. Cheng, Hua President, Anhui University; Prof. Wan Xiaochun President, Anhui Agricultural University; Dr. James Blatz, Associate-Vice President (Partnerships) UM; Prof. Cheng Yi General Director, Anhui Provincial Education Department; Prof. Liu Ning President, Anhui Polytechnic University; Dr. Qiang Zhang, UM; Ms. He Wenli, Anhui Agricultural University.
Engineering student, Hamid Hassanzadeh and Prof. Sherif Sherif explain the UM Computational Imaging Lab to Maria Peralta, Executive Director, Parque Tecnologico Itaipu , Dario Peralta, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ITAIPU Technological Park (FPTI) Foundation and Eliseo Insfran, Head, Department of Education and Training, Administracion Nacional de Elictricidad during their visit to the UM.
Dr. Athula Rajapakse answers questions from Maria Peralta, Executive Director, Parque Tecnologico Itaipu , Dario Peralta, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ITAIPU Technological Park (FPTI) Foundation about the UM’s McMath High Voltage Lab.
CHINA PHARMACEUTICAL UNIVERSITY DELEGATION - FEBRUARY 24, 2014
Prof. Maode Lai, President, China Pharmaceutical University and Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) renew the long-standing Memorandum of Understanding between China Pharmaceutical University and the University of Manitoba.
From left to right: Dr. Xiaochen Gu, Faculty of Pharmacy, UM; Ms. Chunlei Hu, Director, Human Resources, CPU; Prof. Qidong You, Dean, School of Pharmacy, CPU; Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-Presidient (Research and International), UM; Prof. Maode Lai, President, CPU; Ms. Rhonda Friesen, Manager, International Office, UM; Prof. Boyang Yu, Dean, School of Graduate Studies, CPU.
UKRAINIAN UNIVERSITIES RECTORS DELEGATION – NOVEMBER 2013
Dr. David Barnard and Rhonda Friesen and Patricia Maruschak of the UM International Office meeting with Dr. Serhij Kvit, Rector of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Dr. Ihor Girka, Dean of Faculty of Physics and Technology, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University and Dr. Pavlo Khobzey, Vice-Rector of the Ukrainan Catholic University.
Dr. Volodymyr Pavlysh, Vice-Rector, Lviv National Polytechnic University discussing further cooperation with Dr. Brad McKenzie, former project director of the Reforming Social Services in Ukraine Project (1999-2002).
Dr. Pavlysh with partners from the UM Faculty of Social Work (l. to r.): Iryna Konstantiuk, Instructor, Slavic Studies, Dr. Jim Mulvale, Dean, Dr. Brad McKenzie, Professor, Dr. Maureen Flaherty, Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies and Dr. Lyn Ferguson, Associate Dean (Graduate).
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION NIGERIAN DELEGATION - SEPTEMBER 2013
Dr. Francisca Aladejana, Provost, College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria and Dr. James Blatz, Assoc. Vice-President (Partnerships) sign a Memorandum of Understanding to further cooperation between the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti and the University of Manitoba.
Witnessing the agreement Dr Boladale Joseph Adamu, Director, Programme Linkages of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria, Dr. Aladejana, Dr. James Blatz, Rhonda Friesen, Manager, International Office.
TURKISH-CANADIAN RELATIONS - APRIL 2013
His Excellency Dr. Tuncay Babali, The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey Presenting on Turkish-Canadian Relations
Ambassador Babali with members of the UM Turkish Students Association and Faculty
NAIROBI - FEBRUARY 2013
The UM delegation with our partners at the University of Nairobi.
Dr. David Barnard, President, UM and Prof. George Magoha, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi following the signing of an agreement renewing a partnership which ensures the joint management and operations of the University of Nairobi Institute for Tropical and Infectious Diseases. The Institute houses two Biosafety Level 3 Laboratories which are run through a joint partnership between the two universities and the National Microbiology Laboratory of Canada.
MANITOBA-INDIA COOPERATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMIC SYMPOSIUM - OCTOBER 2011
His Excellency Mr. S.M. Gavai, High Commissioner of India to Canada delivers the keynote address at the University of Manitoba Celebrating Manitoba-India Cooperation in Higher Education Academic Symposium.
HEBEI NORTH UNIVERSITY, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 2011
Dr. David Barnard, President, UM and Dr. Li Zhang, President, Hebei North University, China sign a Memorandum of Understanding.
HUMAN CAPACITY: SOCIAL WORK WITH WOMEN IN RURAL CHINA PROJECT - OCTOBER 2010
Participants in the UM Building Human Capacity: Social Work with Women in Rural China Project attending the UM Celebrating Manitoba - China Cooperation in Higher Education Academic Symposium. The UM Faculty of Social Work and the China Women’s University, Beijing worked in partnership during this six year (2004-2010) CIDA-funded project to enhance the capacity of local service providers in Inner Mongolia, Sichuan and Shandong to meet the needs of rural women.
ENHANCING RURAL LIVELIHOODS IN UGANDA THROUGH SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY TOURISM PROJECT - DECEMBER 2009
Staff member of the CIDA –funded Enhancing Rural Livelihoods in Uganda Through Sustainable Community Tourism Project shows off the project van. This five year (2007-2012) project was jointly managed by the UM Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, Uganda.
BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE CAPACITY IN BANGLADESH PROJECT - JULY 2007
Children from one of the communities participating in the Building Environmental Governance Capacity in Bangladesh project. This five-year (2007-2013) CIDA-funded project is managed by the UM’s Clayton H. Riddel Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources, in partnership with the Institute of Governance Studies, BRAC University, Bangladesh and the Department of Environmental Science and Management, North South University, Bangladesh.