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The Ice Cream FUNdraiser: Front and Centre Campaign at the Admin on Sept. 8, 2017.

President hosted ice cream mini-social

September 11, 2017 — 
As part of the faculty/staff campaign, the Office of the President, Human Resources, and Financial Systems together sponsored Ice Cream FUNdraiser: Front and Centre Campaign at the Admin.

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University of Manitoba administration building.

Moving forward together

September 9, 2017 — 
U of M and UMFA reach four-year deal

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Summer campus-pedway

‘This anniversary continues to be a meaningful time for our university’

September 7, 2017 — 
President Barnard's message on the start of the fall term in the U of M's 140th academic year


Prime Minister Trudeau visits campus

July 30, 2017 — 
Prime Minister Trudeau made a surprise visit to the U of M Fort Garry campus on July 29 to show his support to hundreds of 2017 Canada Games athletes.


Arlen Dumas, newly elected Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC). // Photo from AMC/Facebook

President Barnard congratulates Arlen Dumas, newly elected Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 20, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is proud to work with the AMC on our shared commitment to advance Indigenous Achievement'

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Left to right: University of Manitoba president and vice-chancellor Dr. David Barnard, 2017 Canada Summer Games mascot Niibin, Jeff Hnatiuk, president and CEO of the 2017 Canada Summer Games

President Barnard welcomes 2017 Canada Summer Games

June 30, 2017 — 
'I hope as many of you as possible will find a way to engage with the games'


President Barnard meets with a group of students to discuss diversity.

Canada 150: This is a time for conversation as much as it is for celebration

June 29, 2017 — 
President David Barnard reflects on Canada’s 150th, and our own 140th

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President Barnard’s response to UMFA letter on budget

June 28, 2017 — 
The original letter was related to the University of Manitoba budget and the provincial government’s Bill 28.

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Frank Deer, Acting Executive Lead, Indigenous Achievement, and Christine Cyr, Director of the Indigenous Student Centre, present recent graduate Kristin Flattery [BFA (Hons)] with a purple scarf at the 28th Annual Graduation Pow Wow.

President Barnard’s message on National Aboriginal Day 2017

June 21, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is enriched by an Indigenous community of over 2,400 students, staff and faculty along with thousands of alumni'

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Convocation Time Lapse screen shot

President Barnard’s address to graduands at the 138th Annual Spring Convocation

June 6, 2017 — 
'We look forward to how you will use your experience and knowledge to lead us'

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