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17 Global Sustainable Development Goals

Office of Sustainability

17 global goals to accomplish 3 big things

September 28, 2017 — 
What are the biggest problems faced by people in our community, country and worldwide? The World’s Largest Lesson introduces the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to youth around the world and unites them in action.

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Faculty of Science

The Making of “Persistence & Vision”: An Adventure in Both

September 1, 2017 — 
When BSc student Mahalia Lepage (Genetics, ‘16) was asked by STEAM Coordinator Seema Goel to create an animated video about undergrad research, she knew she had her work cut out for her. It wasn’t that Lepage lacked an interest in the subject; it’s that she had never actually done any animation before.

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Faculty and staff helping out at Orientation activities in 2016

Human Resources

Faculty and staff needed to welcome new students to campus

August 21, 2017 — 
Faculty and staff needed to welcome new students on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6 during Orientation Week

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Speaking the language of fun

August 17, 2017 — 
This summer, four Syrian brothers are getting into the swim of things at Mini U.

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Human Resources

Live Well @Work ‘feels like my employer cares about my well-being’

August 8, 2017 — 
Live Well @Work was held June 19 to 23 at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses, attracting nearly 650 faculty and staff to the 20 wellness events.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Opening doors: BYP camp fosters Indigenous students’ career aspirations

July 25, 2017 — 
Students explore health sciences careers through hands-on learning

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inner-city sports program scores big results

July 17, 2017 — 
SWISH basketball helps kids stay safe and have fun

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Faculty of Science

Going With Her Gut: Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe Explains Why Microbes Aren’t the Enemy

July 14, 2017 — 
Normal human gut microbiota are currently one of the least understood parts of the human body, having been previously virtually ignored by the research community.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students bring a taste of Nigeria to U of M

July 4, 2017 — 
Students in the College of Nursing recently decided to share the cooking skills they’ve learned in Nigeria

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Faculty of Science

PIMS: Math Mania Reaches First Nations Communities in Manitoba

June 29, 2017 — 
Thanks to the efforts of Darja Barr, Math Mania, has made it to the Canadian Prairies in the form of an Indigenous Outreach and Mentorship Project. This project is making considerable strides in building connections with Indigenous communities across the province as well as with Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba.

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