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Update on ongoing sewer crossing repair at Fort Garry Bridge

February 21, 2024 — 
To support the repair work City officials have requested that residences and businesses in South Winnipeg reduce their water use, including the University of Manitoba.

Bisons Men's Basketball guard Bolatito 'Tito' Obasoto.

‘It’s so much bigger than basketball’

February 9, 2024 — 
Bisons Men's Basketball guard Bolatito 'Tito' Obasoto is a leader on and off the court

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Illustration of an older man sitting at a piano.

Desautels Faculty of Music

Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitors, Dr. Linda Hutcheon and Dr. Michael Hutcheon, to deliver lectures on Collaborative Research and Aging and Creativity

February 7, 2024 — 
This year, the Desautels Faculty of Music is honoured to host Linda and Michael Hutcheon as the Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitors. The purpose of this fund is to bring renowned scientists or scholars to the University of Manitoba to stimulate and encourage research at the University.

An illustration of simplified people in a variety of colours standing in a crowd.

Listening, Learning, Leading: A strategy and series to create opportunities for greater understanding

February 6, 2024 — 
Moving beyond polarization to build foundations for dialogue

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Headshot of Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

February 5, 2024 — 
Join together for the 2024 Knight Lecture on March 7 to recognize the achievements of this remarkable woman and draw inspiration from her stories.

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UM Faculty of Science student Reem Elmahi (right) in the House of Commons.

Ottawa’s 1834 Fellowship develops Black civic leaders

February 5, 2024 — 
UM student Reem Elmahi was selected as one of 20 high-potential youth for the prestigious summit

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Bisons volleyball captain Light Uchechukwu on the court. Photo by Zachary Peters

Light Uchechukwu is inspired and inspiring

February 1, 2024 — 
The Bisons volleyball captain leads by example

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Southwood Circle construction: Road closures and detours

January 29, 2024 — 
Construction on Southwood Circle is expected to cause road and active transportation closures until summer.


UM Black History Month figures (L-R): The first black man to graduate from UM, Hewburn Greenridge [MD/1920]; Lindley Abdulah, 42nd UMSU President in 1960; the first Black woman to attend UM, June Marion James [BSc/63, BSc(Med)/67, MD/67]; and Horace Patterson, 51st UMSU President in 1968-1969.

Black History Month is a time to remember, reflect and celebrate!

January 29, 2024 — 
February is Black History Month in Canada and to mark its significance, we will take a look back at some UM history, and share current resources and upcoming events that are open to all.

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UM will lower flag to mark National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia

January 28, 2024 — 
Monday, January 29th is the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia.

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