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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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Build a strong foundation for your career in 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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Human Resources

Don’t miss out!

May 18, 2018 — 
Plan to attend this year’s Live Well @Work week from May 28 to June 1

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How to spot a phishing email

Information Services and Technology

How to catch a phish

May 15, 2018 — 
Cybercriminals use phishing emails to manipulate people into doing what they want, including providing personal information such as banking or identification records. Because of this element of manipulating human emotions, phishing is considered a kind of social engineering.

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Faculty of Science

“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

May 10, 2018 — 
A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.

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Louise Olson, Access instructor, with a token of appreciation.

Extended Education

Access instructor Louise Olson honoured with Migizii Award

May 10, 2018 — 
If you know a student who could benefit from the Access Program, encourage them to apply now. Application deadline is June 1.

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