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Ten individuals honoured at second annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 9, 2018 — 
Awards recognize tremendous accomplishments of Indigenous students and, for first time, faculty and support staff

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The “Forces of Nature” series, created by the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo have been installed between the Armes Buller buildings. These pop-art-influenced pieces highlight the groundbreaking contributions of women to the study of science.

Op-ed: Good news for women and good news for science in Canada

March 7, 2018 — 
'The opportunity is real to write a better script'

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A selection of 5 dinner plates featuring attractive meals.

Faculty of Arts

Food as a window to our past

March 6, 2018 — 
A History course with a lab component? Others have tried it, and this summer, for the first time, the Faculty of Arts will offer their own unique take on history with Food Histories (HIST 3760).

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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Sustainability Night

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Night: Exploring Passion for the Environment

February 26, 2018 — 
Come join us for Sustainability Night March 8, connect with other sustainability focused people. Enjoy an evening of sharing sustainability ideas and stories about creating positive impacts on our environment that benefit our planet and ourselves. Cap off the night meeting and sharing ideas with other sustainability conscious community members during the networking wine and cheese. Purchase your ticket today!

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Chantal Van Landeghem

Faculty of Architecture

Meet Chantal Van Landeghem, master’s student and Olympian

February 22, 2018 — 
The 6’4” swimmer who won Canada’s first medal at the Rio Olympic Games with her relay team is easily the most athletic person in the entire building on this day

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Deserts within our urban food system

February 22, 2018 — 
Accessibility of nutritious food in some Winnipeg neighbourhoods a challenge

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A selection of dried fish and seafood displayed for sale in a Southeast Asian market.

Faculty of Arts

Food for Thought: Dried fish matters

February 20, 2018 — 
Second talk in series focuses on the social economy of dried fish for livelihoods and food security

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Edward P. Pitblado and hockey team

U of M’s Olympians of yesteryear

February 19, 2018 — 
To celebrate the 2018 Olympic Games, we scoured the archives to find alumni who competed over the decades

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Sport used as a tool for assimilation

February 16, 2018 — 
In the history of Canada, Residential Schools encouraged Indigenous students to participate in mainstream activities such as hockey or football instead of Indigenous activities such as lacrosse, for example

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