Manitoba heads toward world leadership in Arctic research

Grad students as well as professors and post-doctoral fellows are being hired at the U of M to work on a $45 million Arctic project on geomicrobiology and climate change. The project is led by Ottawa-appointed Canadian Excellence Research Chair Dr. Soren Rysgaard, a world expert on climate change.

Arctic research is being rapidly ramped up at the University of Manitoba, building on the existing Arctic system science pool of experts headed by Canada Research Chair Dr. David G. Barber, at the Centre for Earth Observation Science. This growth is largely connected with the recent arrival at CEOS of Dr. Søren Rysgaard, one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change in the Arctic.

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The three wise men of money management in Canada

Each accounting group has its own set of tasks, any would-be accountant needs to excel at working with details, being thorough in reporting, professionalism and critical thinking.

Whether it’s upper level management at Manitoba Hydro or at the head office of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, accountants can be found in most facets of the professional world. Like doctors, who may focus on anything from heart surgery to the health of your feet, accountants can specialize in a variety of areas. They are CEOs, CFOs, deans, directors and instructors.

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When a trampoline is a passion

How Dmytro Negodin got to soar with the Cirque.

You don’t get to become a Cirque de Soleil performer without a few lucky breaks. Just ask trampoline acrobat Dmytro Negodin. Between his young life in the Ukraine and travelling the world with the Cirque’s Dralion, some auspicious events had to transpire.

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Managing credit and student debt.

By Ginny Grimsley

How can college students avoid credit hassles?

According to a study conducted by Twentysomething Inc., a consultant firm specializing in young adults, 85 per cent of the class of 2011 will wind up moving back in with mom and dad once they get their degrees. The cause? A combination of a shrinking entry level job market and crushing college loan debt.

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Crystal Meth

Crystal Meth

The downside of using crystal meth is so devastating, we’re surprised that anyone is even trying it.

If you don’t care about the fact that crystal meth can forever alter your brain’s ability to naturally regulate such things as dopamine production, muscle movement, memory and decision making, maybe you’ll care about losing your teeth.

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