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Faculty of Science

The Power of relationship building for Indigenous youth

June 6, 2018 — 
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.

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2018 Pride Winnipeg Parade

Pride 2018 in photos

June 5, 2018 — 
Nearly 200 University of Manitoba community members marched for inclusivity at the 2018 Pride Winnipeg Parade


Commuter Challenge 2018

Office of Sustainability

Commuter Challenge: Tips for Success

June 4, 2018 — 
This week, commuters across Canada are signing up for Commuter Challenge 2018, a week-long event encouraging businesses, organizations, and individuals to ditch the car and choose more sustainable commuting options. The University of Manitoba is encouraging all staff, faculty, and students to participate this year. If you haven’t registered yet, there are a bunch of reasons to consider participating! All you have to do is consider biking, walking, bussing, or carpooling the week of June 3-9, logging your commute, and you will be entered to win some super awesome prizes!

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Office of Sustainability

Commuter Challenge 2018

June 3, 2018 — 
Get active in the June 3-9 friendly competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or bus to school or work

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Raising flags and inclusivity

May 29, 2018 — 
Pride flag-raising ceremony marks the third year the Pride flag flies at the U of M

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University of Manitoba at the Pride Parade 2017

Celebrating diversity at Pride 2018

May 23, 2018 — 
To celebrate the diversity of the university’s communities, there are a number of events planned during Pride

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The University of Manitoba campus

Share your ideas and input around key policies

May 16, 2018 — 
A new website allows for feedback on the university’s Sexual Assault and Respectful Workplace and Learning Environment policies

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Faculty of Science

“Big on Birds: Dr. Emily McKinnon to Speak at ‘Birds Vs. Windows’ Outreach Event”

May 14, 2018 — 
“Birds vs. Windows” is being presented in order to educate the public about the devastating impact of window collisions on bird populations, as well as how to prevent them and what to do with injured birds. This outreach event is part of NSERC’s Science Odyssey.

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Office of Sustainability

Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

May 14, 2018 — 
This spring, workshops are being held to encourage faculty to share their thoughts on how to encourage education for sustainability on campus. The workshops will explore the approaches, opportunities and barriers around educating for sustainability at the University of Manitoba.

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University of Manitoba administration building.

The University of Manitoba apologizes to UMFA members; will pay maximum remedy

May 11, 2018 — 
The president’s office will communicate directly with each affected member


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