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RAS project top 5 ‘fun facts’

April 21, 2021 — 
Changes to how graduate students, faculty, and research staff will go about their work.

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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

‘We’re proud of the steps UM is taking to create an inclusive and accessible environment’

April 21, 2021 — 
Under the province’s accessible employment standard, employees must complete required training by May 1

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Community of Practice for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

April 21, 2021 — 
'Our vision is to bring together UM employees and students to form a community of practice around EDI on campus.'

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes

April 21, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is seeking participants for a study exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes to both increase and sustain their levels of physical activity.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Civility Saves Lives Manitoba campaign calls for respect in the clinical learning environment

April 20, 2021 — 
A group of students, residents, faculty and staff from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is working to promote respect and civility in the clinical learning environment with a new campaign. 

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Information Services and Technology

Microsoft 365 project update

April 20, 2021 — 
The Office 365 Project Team would like to thank all staff and faculty for your support during our rollout of Microsoft 365 licenses and the email accounts migrations to the new Microsoft environment. Our project was planned to begin last summer, but the pandemic intervened. As a result, the project rolled out new licenses to all staff and faculty last March so everyone would have access to Microsoft's online tools for collaboration.

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Information Services and Technology

Do you use digital signatures? Tell us why or why not

April 20, 2021 — 
Information Services and Technology is currently reviewing examples of how digital signatures are used as part of the university’s waste reduction initiative. A “digital signature” uses encryption to validate the authenticity of a software, message, or digital file. Using mathematically generated code, it is secure enough to be considered legal and binding in Canada.

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Students

Learn about social change and justice with Community Engaged Learning

April 20, 2021 — 
Learning in and with the community enriches a student’s education beyond the theory they learn in lectures. It fosters new, versatile ways of thinking about the world around us and understanding our role in it. At the University of Manitoba, Community Engaged Learning (CEL) is both a department and a way of learning and teaching.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Kinesiology and Recreation Management – Assistant/Associate Professor (Critical Race Studies)

April 19, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate professor rank (Position 30168). This position is intended for a candidate who is committed to critical race studies within the context of Kinesiology and Recreation Management.

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Faculty of Science

WFP: Right place at the right time

April 18, 2021 — 
UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry.

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