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Beautiful summertime shot of the Admin Building, taken for Instagram by @s.faarisphotos

Update on fall term at UM from President Benarroch

July 23, 2021 — 
'As we see vaccine rates increase and case counts drop, we are on track for a phased return to in-person work and learning that respects the needs of our diverse community'

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A health-care worker wearing a face shield injects a needle into a client's arm.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Future health professionals shine on vaccination front lines

July 20, 2021 — 
When the call went out for paid staff to work at Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, many students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences felt honoured to join the ranks.

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Michael Yellow Bird


How mindfulness and meditation can help us adjust to a new normal

July 16, 2021 — 
Read how Indigenous scholar and dean of social work practices mindfulness and meditation to keep him grounded

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A thermal image of a human hand has glowing regions of blue, green, yellow and red.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Thermal imaging may detect who’s at risk for rheumatoid arthritis: UM study

July 13, 2021 — 
A research team from the Max Rady College of Medicine will use thermal imaging and artificial intelligence to better understand the warning signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Office of Sustainability

Join in Plastic Free July

July 6, 2021 — 
Join the global movement and be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Making small changes to everyday habits makes a huge difference—on a local and global level.

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Three people dance in an illustrative photographic image with lines drawn over their movements.


Pandemic performance

June 24, 2021 — 
How a cross-faculty collaboration proves social distancing is no match for creativity.

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A student wears a graduation cap and on the tassel is 2021.

The 142nd UM Spring Convocation 2021

June 15, 2021 — 
Recognizing and honouring this year’s graduating class of 4,421 students

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.


Three Indigenous retirees reflect on their influential careers

June 11, 2021 — 
Audrey Richard, Dr. Wanda Wuttunee and Dr. Yvonne Pompana are all set for retirement this summer

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Office of Sustainability

UM Climate Action Plan underway

May 10, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in a short survey and series of online lunch-and-lunch sessions about UM’s Climate Action Plan currently in development

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Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community celebrated graduates virtually on May 8

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