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Digvir Jayas, Vice President (research and international).

UM congratulates Digvir Jayas on being named President at University of Lethbridge

January 19, 2023 — 
“Digvir Jayas has a deep love for post-secondary education and research and he will do great things in this new role."



“A place of belonging, friendship and learning”

January 12, 2023 — 
Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program continues to grow across the province

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Janine Windolph in flowered blouse in front of a forest of pine trees.

Faculty of Arts

Atikamekw filmmaker latest Writer-In-Residence

January 10, 2023 — 
Janine Windolph is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Windolph will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from January to April 2023.

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We will make 2023 another great year!

January 9, 2023 — 
Together, we’re making progress on our Reconciliation Action Plan, our Anti-Racism Strategy, and much work is being done to ensure our campus is a safe space where everyone can dream big.

mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

Members of UM community appointed to Order of Canada

January 6, 2023 — 
On Dec. 29, 2022, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 99 new appointments to the Order of Canada, 3 from the UM community.


tréchelle bunn pictured outdoors, birdtail valley

Student success stories of 2022

December 23, 2022 — 
There are many success stories to celebrate in 2022.

Mother looks at her new born baby.

Top stories of 2022

December 23, 2022 — 
It was another incredible – and, at times, challenging – year at the University of Manitoba. Here are just a few of the UM Today stories that drew attention in 2022.

Top research stories of 2022

December 23, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba shared many great stories regarding our world-class research in 2022. Here are our top picks for research news of the past year.


Faculty of Science

Science students win silver at international biotech competition

December 20, 2022 — 
Competing against more than 350 teams from nearly 50 countries, Prairie iGEM was awarded the Silver Medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation Grand Jamboree in Paris.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Monitoring the melting of permafrost

December 12, 2022 — 
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.

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