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Vanessa Koldingnes

Vanessa Koldingnes appointed Acting Vice-President (External)

December 2, 2021 — 
Ms. Vanessa Koldingnes has been appointed Acting Vice-President (External), effective December 4, 2021.

Students working out in active living centre

Get back to active with UM Recreation Services

November 30, 2021 — 
As you make your way back to the gym, either at the Fort Garry or Bannatyne campus, remember that a few changes have been made due to COVID-19, and there are a few things to note about booking workouts and pricing [for UM staff].

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Sex workers

Telling a story to offer hope for the exploited

November 30, 2021 — 
A fictional story about the terrible plight of sex traffic victims may offer hope and guidance to those actually confronted by such situations

St John's College

St. John's College

Christmas Jazz Fundraiser at St John’s College

November 29, 2021 — 
Featuring performances by Robert Burton and the University of Manitoba's Desautels Faculty of Music Jazz Students, all proceeds from the event will go towards St John's College Chaplaincy programs and Velma's House (Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.).

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Student in mask in Campo


Get the kind of support you need: Mental health resources for students

November 29, 2021 — 
Whether you are looking to add some tools to your coping toolkit or are in need of immediate help, we want you to know that there is support for you, right at this moment, regardless of your level of need

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At a clinic in Nairobi, Kenya, a nurse or doctor examines the hand of a seated patient.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty students offered work experiences in seven African nations

November 24, 2021 — 
The Achieving Equity and Global EDI-D-I Competence in the Canadian Health Sector Workforce program will help under-represented students from UM Rady Faculty of Health Sciences participate in work placements in Africa


Moneca Sinclaire showing her app

UM researcher honoured for bringing unique app to communities

November 24, 2021 — 
Alumus Dr. Moneca Sinclaire helped develop a mobile app that enables Indigenous communities to survey their populations about key health and social issues

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John Kearsey (Vice-President, External)

VP External says farewell after 12 years of phenomenal impact

November 22, 2021 — 
'John Kearsey has been a tremendous contributor during his 12 years with us'

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Portraits of the eight Rady Faculty Dean's Prize winners.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Eight grad students ‘empowered’ by Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

November 19, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to eight outstanding graduate students in 2021.

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File photo of Fort Garry campus in winter, next to the Elizabth Dafoe Libray, looking towards the Buller Building.

Academic schedule scenarios 3 and 4 approved by Senate

November 19, 2021 — 
On November 17, Senate Executive on behalf of Senate, the academic governing body of the university, met and approved several motions related to the academic schedule as a result of the strike.  As the strike continues, there will be significant changes required to the academic schedule to maintain the integrity of our courses and programs, and to ensure requirements for accreditation. The modifications to the academic schedule depend on the length of the strike.


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