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Celebrating Outstanding Faculty Members

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

The first inaugural Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues. The awards represent the best in contributions to scholarly work and commitment to the pursuit of higher education. The 2017 Faculty of Science recipients…

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Atlantic: Where Do Songbirds Go to Die?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

As the Atlantic reports:  In 2017, understanding of purple-martin migration took another leap forward thanks to archival GPS tags, which log birds’ locations down to just 10 meters, as opposed to geolocators’ several-hundred-kilometer margin of error. The research, led by Kevin Fraser at the University of Manitoba, showed that purple martins…

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Changing the Game in Manitoba

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Manitobans challenged themselves to think in new ways, from new perspectives, and to work together to find solutions to the biggest problems they can imagine in the final stage of the Game Changer competition, with winners announced on Nov. 14. Team Hour Off captured the grand prize of $10,000 with…

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