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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Accessibility in UM’s digital spaces

March 12, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is the university for Manitobans. And in Manitoba, 29.2% of people over the age of 15 have at least one disability, according to Statistics Canada.  That’s why UM is committed to accessibility not only in its physical spaces, but also in its digital spaces. 

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Native prairie flowers next to a brick path.

Development of The Garden for Wellbeing will nurture mental health

March 12, 2024 — 
A Garden for Wellbeing is being created at UM. This unique, accessible and inclusive landscape will nurture community mental health and wellbeing on the Fort Garry Campus.  

Information Services and Technology

March 2024 is the 20th Anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada

March 8, 2024 — 
Did you know that March 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada? Fraud Prevention Month is an annual campaign that seeks to help you recognize, reject and report fraud. The theme of this year’s campaign is “20 years of fighting fraud: From then to now.”

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Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

March 6, 2024 — 
Current faculty and staff who are plan members of the University of Manitoba Pension Plan (1993) (Pension Plan) and are planning to retire in the next five years are invited to register for one of the upcoming retirement planning sessions taking place on May 27, 28, 29 and 30.

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U of M's Assistive Technology Lab.

A shared responsibility: Employees to help ensure accessibility of UM information

March 5, 2024 — 
Spring project will fulfill legislation compliance requirements

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Sustainability Night 2024 is Mar. 13!

February 28, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba’s annual Sustainability Night is coming up on Mar. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Marshall McLuhan Hall. This year’s theme is the UM Climate Action Plan (CAP), which will be the main focus of presentations from UM faculty, students and staff.

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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.

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Making a statement

February 20, 2024 — 
The Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) is empowering UM community members to personalize their acknowledgements in a manner that honours their own reflections. UM students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in 60-minute workshops that cover the history of UM’s acknowledgement, current controversies around territory acknowledgements and considerations for building your own personal statement, along with resources to do so.


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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Bisons host the Canada West Men’s Basketball Championships

February 16, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba Bisons are hosting the Canada West Men's Basketball Championship from Feb. 21-25, which brings the twelve best teams from across the conference to one location for the first time.

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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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