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Waste collection bin in University Centre


Waste Watchers: Composition and contamination

March 18, 2024 — 
The Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with Operations and Maintenance, is leading a waste composition study for the week of March 18. A team will be collecting a day’s worth of waste from a variety of high-traffic areas around the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses and sorting through everything they find in our garbage, recycling and organics bins.

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Ivy Bourgeault speaking at a podium, in front of a College of Nursing banner.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health researchers, students an ‘untapped resource’ for workforce crisis

March 12, 2024 — 
Canada’s health workforce is in the midst of a crisis caused by a vicious cycle of work overload, burnout and rising attrition, Dr. Ivy Bourgeault told attendees of the 2024 Helen Glass Lecture on March 4.

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Mirha Zohair poses in front of 13 framed illustrations of medical hall of fame laureates from UM. Text on wall reads "Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates."

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student leader with passion for equity wins Hall of Fame award

December 18, 2023 — 
Mirha Zohair is the 2023 UM recipient of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award for Medical Students.

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Researcher works with equipment

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Launches Indigenous Graduate Fellowship

December 4, 2023 — 
New initiative emphasizes the importance of Indigenous perspectives in health research and seeks to create a more inclusive learning environment.

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St. John's College

Creating a healthy mind, body, and planet with stories and writing

October 23, 2023 — 
Every day, our academics work to create a healthy mind, body, and planet, whether it be with their work with families or creative writing as a way to express mindfulness. We recently sat down with Caroline Piotrowski and Peter Jaeger to discuss their experiences creating a healthy mind, body, and planet with their ongoing research.

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