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University Affairs: Teaching tips to consider for your classroom

September 27, 2018 — 
University Affairs has published seven teaching tips from its readers -- professors -- about teaching tips or tools they can't live without. U of M professor Sri Ranjan offered his: the iPad.

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Canadian Business: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

September 25, 2018 — 
As Canadian Business reports, Manitoba’s TREK Geotechnical Inc. (TREK) has been named as number 383 on the 30th annual Growth 500. The company was started by three U of M engineering grads

"Fathers of Confederation" By Robert Harris

Op-ed: Bernier’s party likely won’t last

September 21, 2018 — 
'Canadian history is littered with wreckage of small parties that started with a bang and ended shortly thereafter with a fizzle.'


Decorating U of M windows with window decals and liquid chalk to protect birds in areas identified as high risk.

Global News: U of M staff and students use artwork to prevent fatal bird collisions

September 21, 2018 — 
A group of bird researchers and artists at the University of Manitoba are painting campus windows in the hope of lowering the number of birds killed each year



Globe and Mail: The drive to my mom’s residential school was a road trip to remember

September 19, 2018 — 
'Most of us have taken at least one memorable road trip in our lifetime. I have certainly done my share. But the one I remember most is the last trip I took with my mom to her residential school in Dauphin, Man.'

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The Conversation: Canada’s growing challenges with economic sanctions

September 17, 2018 — 
Canada is an enthusiastic supporter of economic sanctions.

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Smithsonian, Teen Vogue: These teen birds love sleeping in, too

September 13, 2018 — 
A new study suggests young grassland songbirds postpone fledging in order to mooch off mom and dad as long as they can



WFP: Indigenous identity is about more than self-declaration

September 11, 2018 — 
U of M professor and Free Press columnists Niigaan Sinclair writes about the success and the problems of self-declaring


CP: Canadian universities, colleges working to indigenize programs, campus life

August 28, 2018 — 
'What we're doing is adding to the larger work that will benefit everyone'



CBC: Dauphin overfloweth with pride for Stanley Cup-winning favourite son

August 24, 2018 — 
NHL champion coach Barry Trotz returns to his western Manitoba hometown

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