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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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Remembering eminent ecologist, alumna Jennifer Shay

June 1, 2018 — 
Jennifer Shay (nee Walker), professor emerita who founded the renowned Delta Marsh Field Station, ushering in hands-on field work, died May 7 at age 88

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Grand piano in Taché Arts Complex

Desautels Faculty of Music

Desautels Faculty of Music appoints new faculty

May 28, 2018 — 
Karl Kohut (Assistant Professor, Jazz Bass) and Dr. Rebecca Simpson-Litke (Assistant Professor, Music Theory) join the Desautels Faculty of Music.

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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


Faculty of Science

“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

May 10, 2018 — 
A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.

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(L-R), Drs. Doug Brown, Netha Dyck, Gady Jacoby

Dean announcements

May 7, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba is proud to announce the reappointment of the dean Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and the appointment of a new dean for the I.H., Asper School of Business and the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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Admin Building

Office of Sustainability

Champions of sustainable commuting

April 30, 2018 — 
The Campus Commute Survey results are in

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