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Wisdom from Discovery Day: ‘Get out of your bubble’

November 10, 2017 at 9:00 am

A few years ago, if you had asked Julia Wiens where her career path was headed, she would have answered with certainty: marine biology research. While earning a science degree at the University of Manitoba, Wiens was inspired by a professor to take a summer job as a researcher. That […]

Homecoming speaker highlights humanitarian projects

September 29, 2017 at 2:36 pm

From deadly hurricanes and earthquakes to devastating floods, landslides and wildfires, recent natural disasters have taken a shocking toll across the globe. The human impact of these catastrophes highlights the growing need for health professionals to leave their comfort zones for crisis zones. On Sept. 16 at the Dean’s Homecoming […]

Meeting the challenge of change

September 6, 2017 at 9:37 am

Every fall, when a new crop of eager learners arrives on the Bannatyne campus to begin studies in the health sciences, I flash back to my own student days. I could never have imagined, when I was a medical student on this campus in the 1970s, the profound changes that […]