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Fall colours on display along Currie Place.


Sustainability Month returns this October

September 23, 2022 — 
Celebrate a sustainable future by participating in a variety of green events and activities throughout the month of October.

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Dr. Amine Choukou looks into an open drawer in the smart suite kitchen.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New futuristic ‘smart suite’ places UM at forefront of innovative research and learning

September 16, 2022 — 
A new high-tech “smart suite” model apartment, developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, opened Sept. 14 at Health Sciences Centre.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences dean Peter Nickerson speaks at a media conference.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Investment to increase class size for respiratory therapy

September 15, 2022 — 
The respiratory therapy program at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will see a 20 per cent increase in its class size starting this fall to address a projected shortage of respiratory therapists in Manitoba.

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Reconnecting at Indigenous Orientation

September 9, 2022 — 
Connect with the vibrant Indigenous community at the University of Manitoba during Indigenous Orientation at the Fort Garry campus on Wednesday, September 14.

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Welcome Day 2022


Join us for Welcome Day 2022

August 30, 2022 — 
Mark Sept. 6, 2022 on your calendars and join us for Welcome Day at Fort Garry campus!

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

MN student researches trans health education, teaching: ‘Gender-affirming care is beneficial for everyone’

August 19, 2022 — 
MN student hopes hoping their thesis research will lead to more comprehensive education around intersectional gender -affirming care and trans health in health-care programs.

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A pulse oximeter is places on the finger of a Black person

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers find racial disparities in patient care associated with inaccurate medical device

August 3, 2022 — 
Dr. Barret Rush and Dr. Jennifer Ziegler have co-authored a study that has found critically ill Black, Asian and Hispanic patients receive less supplemental oxygen than white patients – a discrepancy associated with a flaw in the fingertip device used to measure oxygen in the blood

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Program lets Ukrainian scholars ‘get back to life’

July 22, 2022 — 
The first of 20 scholars from Ukraine have arrived at the University of Manitoba thanks to a new program initiated by UM that has committed $1,755,000 to support Ukrainian scholars and students

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A photo collage of the words 'Transforming Agriculture' atop a drone and a circular image of a field.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Transforming agriculture

May 17, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences has received $5 million in funding to help achieve its goal of becoming one of North America’s top crop research training institutions


An illustration of an Indian child looking up, surrounded by dots of data points.


Saving lives with data

May 17, 2022 — 
Women in rural northern India must clear a long series of hurdles to give birth safely, including finding a health centre with competent nurses and medication that has access to specialists if something goes wrong. University of Manitoba researcher Dr. Vasanthakumar Namasivayam is helping lower those hurdles, one by one.


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