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Global Public Health at scale

February 22, 2024 — 
A University of Manitoba (UM) project is focusing on improving maternal and child health in Uttar Pradesh – the largest state in India, with a population of 223 million, across 30,000 healthcare facilities and 300,000 front-line care providers.

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The University of Manitoba welcomed back all faculty and students to classes on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.


Gain momentum: Student Success Week is February 26-March 1, 2024

February 9, 2024 — 
Remember, whether you’re hoping to build the skills you need to succeed, or reflecting on and trying to improve previous habits, you are not alone. A Bison is stronger within the herd and a herd of Bisons on the move is unstoppable!

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Headshot of Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

February 5, 2024 — 
Join together for the 2024 Knight Lecture on March 7 to recognize the achievements of this remarkable woman and draw inspiration from her stories.

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A collage of vintage UM images in both black and white and colour.


Hey, UM alumni…it’s been a long time!

February 5, 2024 — 
A new campaign filled with nostalgia and great campus memories is meant to reach and build new connections with our ‘lost’ alumni.


UM Faces and Spaces: Feiyue Wang

February 2, 2024 — 
For our UM Spaces and Faces feature this month, we're highlighting Feiyue Wang, UM professor, associate dean (Research and Innovation), and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in Arctic Environmental Chemistry.

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UM Black History Month figures (L-R): The first black man to graduate from UM, Hewburn Greenridge [MD/1920]; Lindley Abdulah, 42nd UMSU President in 1960; the first Black woman to attend UM, June Marion James [BSc/63, BSc(Med)/67, MD/67]; and Horace Patterson, 51st UMSU President in 1968-1969.

Black History Month is a time to remember, reflect and celebrate!

January 29, 2024 — 
February is Black History Month in Canada and to mark its significance, we will take a look back at some UM history, and share current resources and upcoming events that are open to all.

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Close up of a letter-board sign with letters spelling ‘Black Lives Matter’ held by a Black man.

Faculty of Arts

‘It’s not just a moment’

January 25, 2024 — 
Warren Clarke tells a story about a moment in early childhood when he excitedly expressed that he wanted to become a bus driver. His dad, who’d come to visit, got visibly upset. As much as he didn’t understand at the time, he says he’s thought through this moment in light of his current position as a professor, and with the knowledge he now has.

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Bell Let’s Talk 2024: Take meaningful action and create real change in mental health

January 23, 2024 — 
Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 24. UM is joining in and hosting events and activities from January 24-26! Consider Bell Let’s Talk Day the start of a new year to take action in mental health. We can all create real change.

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Indigenous Student Advisory Circles

January 15, 2024 — 
Jeri Ducharme created Indigenous Student Advisory Circles to ensure First Nations, Métis and Inuit students have a voice in the ongoing evaluation and development of initiatives supported through the Mastercard Foundation EleV Partnership.

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Örjan Sandred with music composition student Ross Budgen.

UM Faces and Spaces: Örjan Sandred, music and AI

January 12, 2024 — 
UM Faces & Spaces is a monthly feature showcasing the people and places across UM that are transforming the student experience, advancing innovation in research, driving change and creating a lasting impact here in Manitoba and globally. Watch our latest feature.

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