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Human Resources

‘So many great, practical workshops’

June 18, 2018 — 
U of M community enjoys free health and fitness activities at fourth annual Live Well @Work week.

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Human Resources

Support Staff Learning Exchange heads to University of Saskatchewan

June 12, 2018 — 
Consider applying to the Support Staff Learning Exchange (SSLE) program. Staff invited to submit applications by June 29.

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Legal Name Different Than your preferred last name?

Information Services and Technology

Preferred name option now available!

June 12, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba recognizes that many individuals within our community use names other than their legal names to identify themselves. A preferred name is a first name that you commonly use that is different from your legal first name. Students are now able to set a preferred name in Aurora Student Self Service.

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Human Resources

New online feedback tool allows for confidential disclosure

June 11, 2018 — 
The online disclosure form can be used by faculty, staff, students, and the wider campus community.

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba Continues to Show in Commuter Challenge

June 11, 2018 — 
This year, 630 University of Manitoba participants logged over 43,000km of sustainable commuting which avoided almost 7,000kg of CO2.

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Bikes on Campus

Office of Sustainability

Bike to Work Day 2018

June 11, 2018 — 
Grab your helmet, clean your brakes, and oil your chain, because Bike to Work Day 2018 is on its way!

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Faculty of Science

The Power of relationship building for Indigenous youth

June 6, 2018 — 
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.

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Women in Academic Leadership

Extended Education

Women in Academic Leadership: A new program for Canada’s next academic leaders

June 4, 2018 — 
Women who have achieved an early to mid-level of academic leadership and now have their sights on reaching higher are invited to join the discussion, share ideas, and be a part of this evolution in academic leadership.

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Higher Education Administration

Extended Education

Higher Education Administration: A new online professional development program

June 4, 2018 — 
People entering administrative and academic roles in Canadian universities, colleges, and polytechnics, and those responsible for their onboarding are invited to explore this new program.

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Commuter Challenge 2018

Office of Sustainability

Commuter Challenge: Tips for Success

June 4, 2018 — 
This week, commuters across Canada are signing up for Commuter Challenge 2018, a week-long event encouraging businesses, organizations, and individuals to ditch the car and choose more sustainable commuting options. The University of Manitoba is encouraging all staff, faculty, and students to participate this year. If you haven’t registered yet, there are a bunch of reasons to consider participating! All you have to do is consider biking, walking, bussing, or carpooling the week of June 3-9, logging your commute, and you will be entered to win some super awesome prizes!

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