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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.


Apple Bay on Vancouver island

UM researcher and American colleagues discover new genus of plants

April 19, 2022 — 
UM biologist Az Klymiuk along with colleagues Gar Rothwell and Ruth Stockey of Oregon State University have discovered a new genus of ancient plants that is unlike any other plant on Earth, living or extinct

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Students in masks walking in the tunnels \\ Photo by Mike Latschislaw


Update for students on Summer Term, resources and COVID-19 protocols

March 22, 2022 — 
Reinforcing key information and important updates to in-person learning and COVID protocols for the Summer Term

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Toby Le won the 2020 3MT competition

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Introducing the 2022 3MT finalists

March 7, 2022 — 
After three competitive heats, the finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition have been selected

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Street art in Prague reads: "if not us then who, if not now then when?"

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

What does it mean to be antiracist?

February 17, 2022 — 
Most of us have heard the term “anti-racist”—in the media, in social settings, on our Instagram feeds—but what does this term really mean?

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