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Celebrate Earth Day at U of M

April 19, 2018 — 
Join the celebration by visiting an event at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses April 20

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As easy as riding a bike

April 16, 2018 — 
For student Dan Reihl sharing his passion for cycling with others is something that comes as naturally to him as taking a breath, so it was an obvious choice to volunteer with the Office of Sustainability and UMcycle

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Solar cell pioneer speaks on alternative energy sources

April 9, 2018 — 
World-renowned electrochemist Michael Grätzel's upcoming lecture, entitled “Energy Beyond Oil,” will review recent progress in the area of exploitation of solar energy converters

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Jane's Walk

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Jane’s Walk: Bringing communities together

April 4, 2018 — 
Join us for the Restorative Spaces and Art & History walks as part of the Jane’s Walk celebrations on May 4th at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.

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Re-Shop

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Re-Shop: Hidden treasures and thousands of dollars saved

April 2, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba Re-Shop: a campus waste diversion program dedicated to repurposing office furniture and supplies with no home. With no further details, you might already be picturing piles of broken chairs, dusty bookshelves, and tacky couches from some bygone day. However, with a quick visit to the Re-Shop you discover rows of pristine office desks, gleaming filing cabinets, a huge variety of comfortable office chairs, and maybe even stumble upon some strange yet wonderful treasure.

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Helping wellness succeed

March 27, 2018 — 
Five grants have been awarded to enrich the University of Manitoba's campus mental health strategy.

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Sustainability Night

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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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Jack Frost Challenge

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Jack Frost Challenge

February 5, 2018 — 
Join us Feb. 11 – 17, for a week of outdoor activities at the University of Manitoba

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UMCycle Bike Kiosk

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One week left to win great prizes

February 2, 2018 — 
You have one week left to fill out the Campus Commute survey for a chance to win great prizes! Up for grabs are an iPad Mini 4 ($620 value); $500 grocery store gift certificate; or a bike ($600 value). Don’t miss your chance, fill out the survey before it is too late.

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U of M student, Daniel Reihl, cycles to and from campus in the winter.

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Winter Bike to Work Day 2018

January 29, 2018 — 
Curious about winter cycling? Try it out on Friday, Feb. 9! UMCycle and the Office of Sustainability will be hosting pit stops

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