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COVID-19 vaccine vials, syringes and a blue mask on a green table.

President’s message on COVID-19 vaccinations : Featured

April 16, 2021 —  'The vaccine gives us great hope that we will be able to get to the other side of this pandemic and resume the in-person engagement we all miss so dearly'

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Land Back event poster

Indigenous News

Centre for Human Rights Research to explore the meaning of Land Back for Earth Day : Campus News

April 16, 2021 —  All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.

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Head of Ongomiizwin Melanie MacKinnon

Indigenous News

Head of Ongomiizwin’s community connections help guide COVID-19 First Nations response work : News

April 16, 2021 —  Melanie MacKinnon has been working tirelessly to advocate on the COVID-19 Pandemic Response team for First Nations communities in Manitoba

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A deer blows a bubble while manmade objects appear all around it.

When Human and Animal Collide : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  Our encounters are becoming more complex thanks to climate change’s fury and our sprawl into the wilds. And now, considering the risk of infectious disease spilling over, it’s time to explore the human and animal relationship anew.

The Mummy Whisperer : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  It’s not a career choice for the faint-hearted. Meet the eccentric alumna who unearths important stories from the ancient past in the name of cultural preservation and out of respect for those who came before.

David Milgaard stands in front of an open landscape, with the word 'freedom' behind him.

Out of Sight / Out of Mind : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  COVID-19 in prisons got our attention. Manitoba has quietly been home to the highest incarceration rates in the country, with a grossly disproportionate number of Indigenous people behind bars. And Canada has one of the highest prison rates in the world. Members of our UM community who’ve witnessed a broken system are pushing for change and greater empathy—but is society ready?

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Hope in Harmony : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  University of Manitoba alumnus Darcy Ataman saw a way music could empower survivors of sexual assault and trauma in conflict zones. Now they’re reclaiming their voices and speaking out in song.

A photo of Michael Benarroch.

Happy Spring : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  Michael Benarroch reminds us what we have to look forward to

John Kearsey.

Think big, be bold : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  John Kearsey on finding the possibilities among the impossible

The U of M art barn, with graphic orange paint splatters on it.

It Happened Here : The Magazine

April 16, 2021 —  Longing to be back together in UM spaces, we asked three alumni for their most meaningful campus memory

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