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Dr. Anuprita Kanitkar holds a pair of tongs with a sensor attached while looking at a computer game on a monitor.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Researcher collaborates on developing game-based rehab platform

January 20, 2023 — 
Dr. Anuprita Kanitkar is co-developing a computer game-based rehab platform that helps clients improve their arm or hand function after a stroke or spinal cord injury.

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Faculty of Science

Lecture: How Epidemics End

January 20, 2023 — 
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

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Asper School of Business

First ever Asper Leadership Case Competition kicks off in February

January 20, 2023 — 
The I. H. Asper School of Business is proud to host the inaugural Asper Leadership Case Competition (ALCC), presented by the Stu Clark Graduate School.

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Robson Hall

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law introduces “Jurists of Robson Hall”

January 19, 2023 — 
In the fall of 2022, the Faculty of Law recognized some its sessional instructors, referred to as “Practicing Professionals,” for the long years of hard work they contributed to the education of future generations of lawyers. Practicing Professionals who taught for at least 10 or more years were formally recognized as “Jurists of Robson Hall” and were presented with brass plaques expressing thanks for their dedication.

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CUPE 1482 (Engineering) ratifies revised collective agreement 

January 19, 2023 — 
New seven-year agreement covers period from Sept. 8, 2018 to Sept. 12, 2025

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A pregnant woman holds her hands on her belly.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pediatric and pregnancy clinical trials training network to launch

January 19, 2023 — 
A scientist from the University of Manitoba has been awarded a national training network to help prepare the next generation of researchers to run clinical trials in the areas of pregnancy and pediatrics.

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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000

Students

New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus

January 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).

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New Academic Jobs – January 18, 2023

January 18, 2023 — 
New Academic Jobs - January 18, 2023

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Pop-up vaccine clinic comes to Fort Garry campus Feb. 1

January 18, 2023 — 
At Fort Garry campus on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from  11 am to 3 pm

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Human Resources

Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2023/2024

January 18, 2023 — 
Applications due to HR Mar. 3; program starts April 1, 2023

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