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Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement) Lynn Lavallée.

2018 National Indigenous Peoples Day Message from Dr. Lynn Lavallée, Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement)

June 21, 2018 — 
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and June is National Indigenous History Month

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Betsy Neuville

Faculty of Education

Help in unlikely places

June 8, 2018 — 
If helping persons with disabilities to lead full, rich and meaningful lives in Moldova, the place known as the world’s most unhappy country wasn’t formidable enough, she said it was only a dress rehearsal for an even more daunting challenge: India.

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Richard G. Henriquez and Elder Mary Elizabeth Courchene

Honorary Degree Recipients, June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 — 
Honorary degrees will be awarded to a Canadian architect who has greatly influenced contemporary urban design, and a distinguished Indigenous leader and inspirational role model in the field of public education

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Carla Loewen.

Three-time U of M grad to provide Indigenous voice

June 6, 2018 — 
Carla Loewen [BEd/01, BA/03, MEd/16], has been elected as the newest alumni representative

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Gaston Lopez Ficher sits with young students at a table

Contributing to something that is ‘bigger than ourselves’

June 6, 2018 — 
Gaston Lopez Ficher has been encouraged to think critically about issues that affect society, especially those that can be addressed within the teaching profession

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Glen Alan Jones and Janet Rossant are receiving Honorary Degrees on June 6, 2018

Honorary degree recipients, June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 — 
Glen Alan Jones and Janet Rossant are receiving Honorary Degrees on June 6, 2018

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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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2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards features graduating Faculty of Music student Elena Howard-Scott and U of M, Bison and NFL alumnus Israel Idonije

Prepare to be dazzled at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

May 9, 2018 — 
Recipients’ defining moments explored at this year’s gala celebration

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Art students


Graduation Pow Wow profile: Cameron Flamand

April 29, 2018 — 
Growing up, Cameron Flamand knew a bit about his Indigenous heritage, but it wasn’t something that he was necessarily proud of or openly discussed with others. When he entered university though, his perspective changed



Faculty of Science

Mathlete in the House: NFLer-cum-mathematician John Urschel to deliver public lecture at U of M

April 23, 2018 — 
When Stephen Kirkland, head of the Department of Mathematics, invited John Urschel, former NFL star, PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), to speak at the U of M, the gesture, he confesses, wasn’t solely altruistic. There was a bit of self-interest at play as well.

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