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Two Leaders of Tomorrow recipients: Halle Cochrane & Miguel San Pedro

Students

Leaders in many ways

April 12, 2021 — 
Nine high school students seeking admission to UM have been awarded BMO Financial Group Leaders of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow scholarships.

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A semi truck drives across the prairie

Creating the most intelligent maps in Prairie history

April 7, 2021 — 
Two engineers are embarking on a novel project to create maps no one has ever seen

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Indigenous

Connecting culture and community

April 5, 2021 — 
Developed by the Indigenous Student Centre, the Qualico Bridge to Success program provides culturally based resources to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students as they begin their post-secondary journeys at UM

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Rows of bookshelves at Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre.

Indigenous

Linguistics alumna says recognizing Indigenous Languages Day is crucial to our histories

March 29, 2021 — 
Anna Parenteau says working with Indigenous Languages is where she is meant to be

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Reagan Croy, occupational therapy student

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Occupational therapy student honoured by Manitoba 150

March 8, 2021 — 
Reagan Croy, a first-year occupational therapy student at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was taken by surprise when she found out she was named to Honour 150, a list that recognizes people who “stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province.”

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Music alumna Julie Lumsden

Music alumna finds ways to showcase talent, explore Métis heritage during pandemic

February 12, 2021 — 
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and play, Desautels Faculty of Music alumna and rising star Julie Lumsden [BMus(Perf)/15] has continued to find ways to showcase her talent and explore her Métis heritage

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Louis Riel statue in front of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

Indigenous

Honouring the Founding Father of Manitoba

February 10, 2021 — 
A Louis Riel Day message from Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)

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Woman having online meeting with colleagues on a video call working from home by Jacob Lund from Noun Project

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

A safe virtual space for BIPOC students, staff & alumni

February 2, 2021 — 
The FKRM student council has created a safe space for the BIPOC community to share and connect in a virtual setting.

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a mosaic of a brain

Three UM researchers to work with community partners to address mental health needs of overlooked populations

January 27, 2021 — 
Projects to focus on the people with hearing loss, parents, and frontline health care workers

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President Michael Benarroch holds a signs that asks us to be mindful of each other

A message from President Michael Benarroch on mental health

January 26, 2021 — 
We have all been dealing with mental burdens beyond the norm. So, let’s talk.

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