UM Today Archives
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'
April 16, 2021 — All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.
April 16, 2021 — Melanie MacKinnon has been working tirelessly to advocate on the COVID-19 Pandemic Response team for First Nations communities in Manitoba
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.
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.
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?
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.
April 16, 2021 — Michael Benarroch reminds us what we have to look forward to
April 16, 2021 — John Kearsey on finding the possibilities among the impossible