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Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning

Mon, 15 Jan 2018

Visit the office of the Dean of Science and you will notice two things immediately: 1) plants and 2) animals. Spreading vines and leafy greenery are everywhere, living evidence of Stefi Baum’s love of all things gardening. The animals are depicted in a variety of artwork; everything from owls to…

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Wpg Free Press: Do cleaning products pose a threat to our health?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

The following is an op-ed written by Ayush Kumar, an associate professor in the Faculty of Science’s department of microbiology. He studies antibiotic resistance in bacteria and his article was originally published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec. 8, 2017. Products containing antibacterial chemicals are more common than ever in…

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Seeing electrons: from individual atoms to processes inside cells

Fri, 01 Dec 2017

As part of the Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary Series, Unter to Uber, Dr. Lena F. Kourkoutis will be giving a special lecture on how new technology has made it possible to “see” inside molecules, even at the atomic level. Such advances have enabled scientists and medical researchers to examine the…

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