UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

News Archive

Bill C-22 will provide income security to Canadians with disabilities, but it needs to be done right

September 22, 2023 — 
Canada’s first national disability benefit, Bill C-22, received royal assent on June 22, 2023. The bill was reintroduced in 2022 after initially being tabled two years prior.


Faculty of Graduate Studies

Education as intervention

September 22, 2023 — 
This UM grad is testing how education can reduce racism towards Indigenous people

, , , , ,

CSIRO’s ASKAP radio telescope on Wajarri Yamaji Country. ​Credit: CSIRO/Alex Cherney​

Discovery of two potential polar ring galaxies

September 13, 2023 — 
A group of international astronomers, including researchers from the University of Manitoba, have identified two potential polar ring galaxies, according to results published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

, , , , , ,

Budget town hall gathering

Please join me at our second annual Budget Town Hall

September 12, 2023 — 
Message from Dr. Michael Benarroch, President and Vice-Chancellor

A group of abstract circles, upon closer look is images of people holding hands.

Hello, Haiku

September 11, 2023 — 
What better way to capture the back-to-school vibe of fall than poetry.

, , , , , , , ,

An ethicist calls the government’s decision to not support a search for murdered Indigenous women immoral. Pictured here is a protest to support the search in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

A moral argument to search the landfill in Winnipeg for murdered Indigenous women

September 8, 2023 — 
In May 2022, Winnipeg resident Jeremy Skibicki was arrested and charged with the murder of 24-year-old Rebecca Contois.

Coming Soon! Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023

August 30, 2023 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is proud to be hosting Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023 from September 25-30.

, , , ,

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Four UM graduate students named Vanier Scholars

August 29, 2023 — 
Students from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and Faculty of Science are Vanier Scholars

, , , , , , , , , , ,

UM receives $2.5 million for research infrastructure

August 29, 2023 — 
The federal government recently announced the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) recipients of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) for fall 2022 and spring 2023. Among the recipients are UM researchers who were awarded $2.5 million for nine research infrastructure projects in fields ranging from internal medicine to biochemistry to food and human nutritional sciences, and much more.

Six UM researchers awarded SSHRC Insight grants

August 29, 2023 — 
On August 29, 2023, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced the recipients of the 2023 Insight Grant Program. Insight Grants support research in its initial stages in the social sciences and humanities sector. Funding is available for research initiatives of two to five years in length to provide stable, long-term support.

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341