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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Doctors Manitoba Award winners share ties to UM medical college

March 10, 2023 — 
The UM medical school is well represented on this year’s list of Doctors Manitoba Award winners.

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Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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University and community representatives work at tables in a conference room.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehab partnership with First Nations grows

December 15, 2022 — 
A First Nations partnership at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences has doubled its community reach in the last six years.

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Karen McElroy sits at her desk with several respiratory therapy devices.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Breathing Rural

December 12, 2022 — 
When Karen McElroy chose a career in respiratory therapy (RT), she was attracted to the “adrenaline junkie” side of it – the intense situations in emergency rooms where there are sometimes only minutes to save a patient’s life.

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Ribbon is cut by three officials in front of learning hub.

Donor Relations

Celebrating a Partnership for Change

November 10, 2022 — 
A partnership between UM and the Mastercard Foundation’s EleV program will support thousands of Indigenous young people on their postsecondary journey

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Experimental Farming Design rendering

Faculty of Architecture

Experimental Farming Design

August 31, 2022 — 
Experimental Farming Design focused on the challenges of year-round food production and distribution for Indigenous communities across Northern Manitoba

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Land as teacher

June 29, 2022 — 
Land-based education means learning on, about and from the land

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Faculty of Social Work professor, Sid Frankel

Faculty of Social Work

Sid Frankel honoured for anti-poverty awareness and reduction

June 20, 2022 — 
Sid Frankel, a long-serving professor in the Faculty of Social Work, is the recipient of the 2022 Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award


2022 Faculty of Architecture Warming Hut

Faculty of Architecture

A Warmer Place: a warming table for those living with homelessness

February 1, 2022 — 
A collaboration between the Faculty of Architecture, The Forks, Thunderbird House, Brook McIlroy Architects, Sputnik Architecture, and 0812 Building Solutions creates a Warming Hut design to help those living with homelessness.

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