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UofM Faculty of Science, honoured alumna Trish Simner develops novel diagnostic tools for war on superbugs

Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Founded in 1889, Johns Hopkins Hospital is a world-renowned centre for groundbreaking medicine and scientific research. It is known as the birthplace of many medical specialties, including neurosurgery, urology, endocrinology and pediatrics. Hopkins medicine counts many “firsts” among its achievements during its early years: the first major medical school in…

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A networking celebration – Careers in Science, Alumni and Student Mixer, Awards Presentation

Mon, 22 Jan 2018

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science – Pathways to Achievement Event. The event both a celebration and opportunity to connect, includes a reception, panel discussion and awards presentation. The panel discussion and Q&A will focus…

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From programmer to CEO: U of M Alum David Kuik explains a slightly less than linear career progression

Mon, 22 Jan 2018

At first glance, computer science and hog farming might seem completely unrelated. But ask UM Computer Science alum David Kuik about it, and the link between the two becomes apparent very quickly. Kuik [BSc (Honours)/94] grew up part of a big family who ran a hog farm in rural Manitoba.…

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