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Spring Convocation 2019.

President Barnard’s address to graduands at the 140th Annual Spring Convocation

June 5, 2019 — 
'Pursue your dreams. Think outside the box.'

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Candles lighted in mourning

President Barnard’s message of sympathy and concern on Sri Lanka attacks

April 22, 2019 — 
On behalf of the University of Manitoba community, I convey deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those killed.

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An aerial view of the University campus overlooking the Admin building, taken in Fall 2016.

President’s message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 — 
'Let’s take this opportunity to reflect on how we should live our commitment to affirm the dignity and rights of all human beings on our campuses'


Parliament buildings in winter

President Barnard’s comments on the federal budget

March 19, 2019 — 
'This new budget recognizes the contributions universities like ours make'

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Candle image from Wikimedia.

Campus Vigil March 18

March 18, 2019 — 
On Monday, March 18, President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard along with the Muslim Students Association and U of M’s Spiritual Care, will host a campus vigil in Marshall McLuhan Hall, UMSU University Centre, 2nd floor. All are welcome.

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New Zealand Flag

President conveys sympathies to victims in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 — 
'Our thoughts are with the people of New Zealand as we stand together with them to condemn racial hatred and violence.'

Administration building with snow

Online course addresses ‘collective responsibility’ around sexual violence

March 13, 2019 — 
Message from President Barnard to U of M Community

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Manitoba legislature.

President Barnard comments on provincial budget

March 7, 2019 — 
The Manitoba government released its budget on March 7, 2019.

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The U of M administration building flanked by snowy trees

Have your voice heard in search for next U of M President

February 13, 2019 — 
Community consultation sessions scheduled for March

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Inside Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

President’s message on confronting anti-Indigenous racism collectively

February 7, 2019 — 
'I encourage each of us to think creatively about what we can do to move forward together'

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