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School of Art

Arts and culture at UM

September 15, 2023 — 
It’s time for an exciting new season of arts and culture at the University of Manitoba. Whether you are interested in art, music, design, theatre or literary events, there is something to look forward to.

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Faculty of Law

What action on Indigenous law could mean for everyone

September 13, 2023 — 
Inaugural interdisciplinary conference open to community

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Building connections within the Indigenous campus community

September 13, 2023 — 
A welcoming space for Indigenous faculty, staff, students, allies and friends across all UM campuses, the 90-minute Indigenous Connect meetings offer a chance for attendees to network, share their work, obtain feedback, and discuss programming, events, policy issues and other matters of importance, like the creation of the recent Indigenous identity policy.

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

Due to sea-ice retreat, zooplankton could remain in the deep longer

September 7, 2023 — 
New study shows climate change is affecting the seasonal vertical migration of zooplankton in the Arctic.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Be the future that we need,’ physician urges new UM medical students

August 24, 2023 — 
This year’s new medical students at UM have lived through the struggles of a pandemic. But they still show a passionate drive to care for others, a prominent Manitoba physician said at the students’ official welcome ceremony on Aug. 23.

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Ji Hyun Ko

Asper School of Business

Replacing profit with purpose

August 8, 2023 — 
Asper researchers are publishing work that rethinks traditional business models and prioritizes sustainability. Despite the lingering, outdated sentiment that sustain-centric business is an alternative perspective, they demonstrate how and why sustainability is the future—and the now—of business.

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Get Involved with Fall UM Orientation

July 14, 2023 — 
Every fall, the University of Manitoba’s Orientation programming welcomes thousands of new students, supporting their transition to university. In order to make UM Orientation a success, we need your help!

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, invests 10 Officers (O.C.) and 13 Members (C.M.). into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on 6 May 2022. The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada. Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Mathieu St-Amour, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Newest Order of Canada appointees include six UM community members

June 30, 2023 — 
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, has announced new appointments to the Order of Canada. “Today, we recognize individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to our society," said Simon. "A group of individuals who, through dedication and ajuinnata—perseverance—make our communities and our country better every day.”

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2023 Leaders of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow ready to shape our world’s future

June 9, 2023 — 
Nine high school students seeking admission to UM have been awarded BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow and BMO Financial Group Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarships.

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Faculty of Education

Gaa-maamawabing, a new space to connect and belong

April 12, 2023 — 
Indigenous Community Space will now be referred to as Gaa-maamawabing which means “gathering place” in Anishinaabemowin.

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