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One fish, two fish, big fish, old fish – Just off your cottage’s dock, are there sturgeon or pike nearby?

Sturgeon spawn only intermittently and are very sensitive to changes in their environment. Today, there are very few sturgeon left, some in the Assiniboine River, almost none in the Red River, and pockets of populations in the Winnipeg and Nelson River systems. They can be detected using environmental DNA (eDNA) that can detect molecules sloughed...


Cities drive evolution around globe, Science study reports

The largest-ever field project investigating evolution began eight years ago with a tweet essentially asking, Hey, who wants to study clover? THE TWEET THAT STARTED IT ALL Evolutionary biologists Aleeza Gerstein and Colin Garroway (alongside undergraduate student Rebekah Kukurudz) in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Science eagerly responded to this query. They wanted to put Winnipeg on the...


Congratulations to the Graduates of 2020!

“My favourite experience at U of M was getting involved with extra-curricular clubs and student council! I loved being able to meet and connect with new students, while also giving back to the community. Congratulations to the Graduates of 2020!”  – Gillian McIvor


Congratulations class of 2020! On behalf of the SSA 2020/2021

Hello, my name is Eric Vasas and I am the President of the Science Student’s Association for the 2020/2021 year. You may not know me, and I may not know all of you, but I do know that all of you have put in an immense amount of time and effort throughout the years you have...


Congratulations to my best friend

A best friend and TA, Behnam Beizaei has been around for majority of my undergraduate journey. His curiosity and inquisitiveness about everything around him is the key feature of his personality. Not only is he knowledgeable about Sciences but also about different cultures and traditions. On your graduation day, I would like to thank you...


A big congrats!

Always talk those familiar faces in your 200+ class because they might just become your favourite friend. A big congrats to the grads of 2020! – Breann


Congratulations to the Class of 2020

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2020! Hope you stay safe and healthy! Wish you the best of luck and happiness! It’s the beginning of a new chapter in your lives and make the most of it. ❤️? – Mary Lourese Alba


Congratulations to the Class of 2020 from a 1973 U of M BSc graduate in Ecology!

Where will life take you? Keep an open mind and a sense of adventure and the possibilities are truly endless. For me I had the opportunity to work in two provinces in parks, fish and wildlife and ecosystems on both public and private land, and to continue to serve the environment as a Mayor and...


Hey Class of 2020!

Congratulations on graduation! For those that do not remember, I am Steven Wong, President of the Science Students’ Association (SSA) in the 2016-2017 academic year. I know that this is probably not what you had envisioned going into 2020, and that you were hoping to celebrate your success with your family and friends. Given COVID-19...