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Latest COVID-19 Recovery updates

July 28, 2021 — 
As of July 28, including protocol updates to research, travel, in-person meetings and more


We all have a part in ending human trafficking

July 27, 2021 — 
Having a 'World Day Against Trafficking in Persons' highlights the scourge of human exploitation


Janesca Kydd in her office

Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation

July 22, 2021 — 
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).

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A metal resarch building shot as magesticaly as possible against a grey sky

Inuit communities partner with UM to develop Arctic oil spill preparedness and emergency response using genomics research

July 22, 2021 — 
$6.7 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome Prairie

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Dr. Tracey Peter, Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

UM announces new Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

July 21, 2021 — 
Dr. Tracey Peter has been named Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) at the University of Manitoba, effective July 1, 2021

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Woman wearing blue Olympics staff shirt and hat smiling with Rio beach beside her.

Asper School of Business

Pandemic restrictions make third trip to the Olympics all business for Asper staff member 

July 20, 2021 — 
Kelly Mahoney, UM alumna and Director of the Asper Career Development Centre, heads to Tokyo to serve as head referee for triathlon

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Stethoscope and globe

Price Faculty of Engineering

Promising discovery aims to improve healing time of traumatic injuries

July 16, 2021 — 
Using an unlikely ingredient, the bioadhesive is derived from an enzyme found in the venom of the lancehead snake, a highly venomous pit viper found in the tropical lowlands of northern South America  

Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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A student works on a laptop on the UM campus


The show must go on

July 12, 2021 — 
Reflecting on the “pandemic year” in Student Affairs and offering insight to others as we look towards continued remote delivery in the fall


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Two Rady faculty members honoured for outstanding outreach during COVID pandemic

July 8, 2021 — 
The 2020 winners of the Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award have both played a critical role in supporting and improving the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic 

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