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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 11, 2017 — 
Encouraging the U of M community to get involved in activities around sexual assault prevention

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Take the fight out of food stress

February 24, 2017 — 
Join us Thursday, March 16 for an interactive session on improving your relationship with food

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The Body Project is a peer-led, body-acceptance program designed to help university-age students celebrate their own bodies

Peer-led body-acceptance program coming to U of M

February 17, 2017 — 
Student Support and staff from St. John’s Residence and Recreation Services are facilitating a peer-led, body-acceptance program designed to help students celebrate their own bodies


Dangers of fentanyl

‘Keeping students safe should an emergency arise’: Naloxone kits available on campus

February 7, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba now has take-home naloxone kits available to students at risk of opioid overdose from drugs such as fentanyl


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Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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Photo from iStock.

Promoting more responsible drinking behaviour

January 3, 2017 — 
The U of M has established a number of programs, services and initiatives with the aim of reducing alcohol-related harms

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Dangers of fentanyl

Dangers of fentanyl

December 9, 2016 — 
In light of a number recent deaths, the university is proactively warning the U of M community about the dangers of the drug using a harm reduction model

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Drs. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg (2nd from right) and Grant Pierce (4th from right) were among award winners honoured at the gala in Toronto on Nov. 22, 2016.

U of M physiologist receives Research Canada Leadership Award

November 23, 2016 — 
Dr. Grant Pierce, executive director of research at St. Boniface Hospital, and professor in the department of physiology at the University of Manitoba, has been awarded Research Canada’s 2016 Leadership Award

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Illustration by Kaitlin O'Toole.

Strategies for improving sleep

June 13, 2016 — 
As part of Live Well @ Work week, workshops on June 13 and June 17 will explore the importance of sleep

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Staff Appreciation Week kicks off June 27!

June 6, 2016 — 
U of M faculty & staff have a great opportunity to Get Fit for FREE this summer!

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