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Coloured books resemble a rainbow

Inclusive books save lives. Don’t ban them.

May 24, 2023 — 
When it comes to schooling, it is very important to be inclusive of all students and not exclude a few others just because certain parents have disagreements.

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Winnipeg Sea Bears logo.


Get discounted tickets to see the Winnipeg Sea Bears

May 24, 2023 — 
Cheer on the new local professional basketball team, Winnipeg Sea Bears, during their inaugural season with discounted home game tickets.

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student pictured outdoors, wearing pink t-shirt and a hat with bisons logo

Pride POV: Celebrate the inherent value of all people

May 23, 2023 — 
June is Pride Month, a time when we celebrate and honour the diversity of the 2SLGBTQ* community. As we reflect on the progress made towards queer liberation, it is important to recognize that we must also address the ways in which other privileges shape our perceptions of individuals and communities.


The group of graduates toss their caps in the air.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

First PharmD class among 2023 ‘extraordinary’ graduates

May 19, 2023 — 
Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms looked toward the inaugural graduating class of doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students and told them they should be immensely proud of themselves.

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Three students wearing graduation caps and gowns. One student holds a smartphone and takes a selfie with the other two students.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Newest Manitoba health-care professionals set to graduate

May 17, 2023 — 
Manitoba’s newest physicians, dentists, dental hygienists and pharmacists will graduate on May 18, 2023, at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus convocation ceremonies.

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Photo of Dr. Kelley Main

Leadership announcement May 2023

May 16, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelley Main, a respected professor, researcher, and administrator, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective July 1, 2023.

Manitoba Legislature

UM alumni among 2023 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 12, 2023 — 
On Manitoba Day, May 12, the Province of Manitoba announced that 12 highly-accomplished Manitobans will be invested in the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour.

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5 birth helpers at Wiijii'idiwag Ikwewag

Asper School of Business

Indigenous women empowering each other through traditional birth support

May 10, 2023 — 
Kathleen BlueSky’s [MBA/15] role as co-founder and board chair of Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag began during her time in the Asper MBA program, in a confluence of hard truths and tenderness.

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Grassroots care where it’s needed

May 10, 2023 — 
When considering the University of Manitoba’s impact on our province it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many stories and examples of how UM has improved and continues to improve the lives of Manitobans.

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Update on Indigenous identity engagement sessions to UM community

May 10, 2023 — 
Months of Indigenous-led engagement sessions on Indigenous identity have led to nine recommendations and a final report that will inform the development of an Indigenous identity policy for the University of Manitoba.

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