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Student walking on campus path surrounded by fall foliage.

Town Hall on strategic plan asks community to think big and inspire us to greatness

January 27, 2023 — 
'The strength of the plan is really dependent on the diversity of voices that come and share ideas'

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Fort Garry campus in winter, showing Tier Building. // Photo from Chris Reid

Have your say in UM’s newest Strategic Plan

January 17, 2023 — 
We are pleased to announce that UM is embarking on the process to develop our new university strategic plan.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Come ski for free at UM Southwood Grounds

January 12, 2023 — 
Winnipeg Trails and UM Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management have teamed up to offer a free skiing event on January 19-20, and you're invited!

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A winter tableau with red apples, pine cones, pine branches and a latte topped with a design in red-tinted foam.

Students

Make the most of your holiday break

December 8, 2022 — 
The holiday break can be a wonderful time to relax but it can also be a recipe for stress. Get what you need most this holiday season by keeping these stress-busting tips in mind.

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Asper School of Business

Winemaking pioneer, iconic beverage brand creator, philanthropist, and successful Canadian entrepreneur Anthony von Mandl announced as 2023 IDEA recipient

December 1, 2022 — 
Anthony von Mandl, O.C., O.B.C, Founder, Owner & CEO, The Mark Anthony Group of Companies, will be the recipient of the 2023 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award.

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Holiday Wrapping

Sustainability

12 Days of Sustainable Giving Returns

November 24, 2022 — 
The holiday season is quickly approaching; the Office of Sustainability shares twelve suggestions to have a climate-friendly, zero waste holiday.

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Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right), led the team that discovered the plant fossiles inside the Cold War-era ice samples

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen’s research honoured with three international awards in 2022

November 22, 2022 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen has received the Balzan Prize, the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize and been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2022.

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

Research and International

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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person holding sign that says "Trans Rights are Human Rights

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Transgender Awareness Week 2022: Show up, speak up, support one another

November 14, 2022 — 
During Transgender Awareness Week, from November 13 to 19, individuals and organizations are focusing attention on the stories and experiences of transgender people and communities to bring awareness, education and change to the issues faced by transgender people.

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