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Last day of classes for Winter Term

Apr. 16, 2021 Last day of classes for Winter Term


Winter Term Final Exam period

Apr. 19, 2021 - May. 1, 2021 Winter Term Final Exam period


Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

May. 19, 2021 Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline


Ph.D. student Daniel Rea wins Bill Buxton Dissertation Award

Ph.D. student Daniel Rea. Photo credit Kira Koop. The Bill Buxton Dissertation Award is given out annually to one outstanding doctoral dissertation in the Human-Computer Interaction research area of Computing Science. It is presented by the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society. This is the first year that the award has been granted to a member of...


Share the value of your degree!

Are you an entrepreneur that is interested in sharing your journey with graduate and undergraduate students? The Science to Business Winnipeg Chapter is looking for Faculty of Science alumni to be guest speakers for an upcoming event. Please contact s2bnwinnipeg [at] s2bn [dot] org for more information.


Academic Assessment Rules are Changing in the Faculty of Science

Did you know that your academic standing is assessed at the end of every term? All students in the Faculty of Science are required to meet certain minimum academic standards. Currently, the minimum standard is based on the number of F grades accumulated throughout your academic history – you cannot exceed 36 credit hours of F grades. Beginning in Fall 2021, the assessment will be based on DGPA....


Skin on Chip

Researchers at the U of M have been part of an interdisciplinary and international team whose work on a microfluidics-based 3D skin model has recently been published in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal Lab on a Chip. The group’s skin-on-chip (SoC) model is envisioned to study immune cell transmigration (T cells specifically) and test...


Dr. Jayanne English recipient of the 2021 Qilak Award

The Faculty of Science is thrilled to announce Dr. Jayanne English, Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been selected by the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) for the 2021 Qilak Award. The Qilak Award for Astronomy Outreach and Communication recognizes individual Canadian residents, or teams of residents, who have made an outstanding contribution either to the...


Wouter Deconinck recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award

Associate Professor Wouter Deconinck, Department of Physics. Wouter Deconinck, Associate Professor of Physics, is the recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award. The award recognizes exceptional and continuous integration of sustainability into teaching, research and engagement activities. Deconinck began teaching at UM less than two years ago, and already he has introduced unique course and...


Exam season is a very stressful time, and this is especially evident during the long studying sessions by yourself. Allow Academic Learning Centre to help with that, as they are hosting a series of online group study sessions! Tomorrow, join their Virtual Study Hall at 6:00 PM (CT) to work on our exam preparations and ask the host questions about goal setting, studying, and learning.

No registration is needed! Just log into the CareerCONNECT website, head to the “Events, Information Sessions And Workshops” tab, and find the event in the calendar.
#umanitobasci #examprep #umvirtualstudyhall

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Happy Sunday everyone, hope your weekend is going well!

This week, we want to know: If you could spend an entire day with a scientist, past or present, deceased or alive, who would you spend your day with? What would you ask them?

#umanitobasci #socialsunday

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Career Services’s resumé and cover letter workshop happening in a few hours! At 11:30 AM (CT), join the interactive online session to learn about format styles, content and how to tailor your application documents for your dream job.

Head to the CareerCONNECT website to register! Once logged in, head to the “Events, Information Sessions And Workshops” tab and find the event in the calendar.
#umanitobasci #UManitoba #sciencevibes #sciencecareers #careertalks #careervworkshop #careerservice #careerservices #studentlifestyle #studentcareerpathplanning #careerpath #networkingforsuccess #connectwithothers #careerconnect #professionalrelationships #gradlife #gradstudies #gradstudent #graduate #onlineworkshop #onlinemeeting #wpg #winnipeg #winnipeglife #manitoba #networkingtips #networkingiskey #networkingwithapurpose #networkingonline

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This afternoon at 2:30 PM (CT), join Career Services’ interactive virtual interview workshop! Learn more about the in’s and out’s of a job interview - what recruiters are looking for, how you might be asked, and what you should think about when faced with different questions. The workshop is also an opportunity to hone your interview skills through practice sessions!

Register on the CareerCONNECT website! Once logged in, head to the “Events, Information Sessions And Workshops” tab and find the event in the calendar.
#umanitobasci #UManitoba #sciencevibes #sciencecareers #careertalks #careerworkshops #careervworkshop #careerservice #careerservices #studentlifestyle #studentcareerpathplanning #careerpath #connectwithothers #careerconnect #lovemycareer #Wovemyfuture #professionalrelationships #gradlife #gradstudies #gradstudent #graduate #skillsforlife #futureskills #onlineworkshop #onlinemeeting #wpg #winnipeg #winnipeglife #manitoba #interviewtips

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