graduate students


Look, listen, learn

Josée Boulanger, a graduate student in the interdisciplinary master’s program in disability studies, says “I went to university to become a social activist.”


A better burger

Just in time for grillin’ season, a University of Manitoba master’s student is preparing to defend her research into a functional food that may improve Canada’s favourite barbequed meat: the hamburger.



Researcher profile: Shantel Gushue

Shantel Gushue is a University of Manitoba M.Sc. candidate studying Prion disease through the department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases.


Researcher profile: Sarah Beattie

Sarah Beattie is a University of Manitoba M.Sc. candidate in the department of environment and geography, studying mercury and methylmercury cycling in Arctic sea ice environments.


Researcher profile: Tashniba Kaiser

Tashniba Kaiser is a master’s student and graduate research assistant at the University of Manitoba’s department of electrical and computer engineering.



Defederation on the horizon?

A Special General Meeting, which was called by the UMGSA executive, was held on Oct. 30 for the UMGSA members to ultimately vote on the UMGSA’s next move.