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President’s message on Earth Day

April 21, 2021 — 
UM has made significant changes to become leaders of sustainability research and practices, and there is much more to do.

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COVID-19 vaccine vials, syringes and a blue mask on a green table.

President’s message on COVID-19 vaccinations

April 16, 2021 — 
'The vaccine gives us great hope that we will be able to get to the other side of this pandemic and resume the in-person engagement we all miss so dearly'

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Head of Ongomiizwin Melanie MacKinnon


Head of Ongomiizwin’s community connections help guide COVID-19 First Nations response work

April 16, 2021 — 
Melanie MacKinnon has been working tirelessly to advocate on the COVID-19 Pandemic Response team for First Nations communities in Manitoba

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Latest COVID-19 Recovery updates

April 14, 2021 — 
As of April 14


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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Inching closer to summer camps

April 13, 2021 — 
On April 20, Mini U Programs and Junior Bisons will start their two-day online pre-sale allowing campers to request a spot in their camp of choice

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Anti-racism in sport campaign launches April 21

April 12, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba are part of the project helping to make the Winnipeg sport community more inclusive and welcoming


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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Children less infectious than adults infected with COVID-19

April 9, 2021 — 
Children may not be as infectious in spreading COVID-19 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led research in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Creating the most intelligent maps in Prairie history

April 7, 2021 — 
Two engineers are embarking on a novel project to create maps no one has ever seen



Announcement: Spring Convocation 2021 to be held virtually June 15-17

April 6, 2021 — 
This year’s Convocation will be hosted on a new, interactive digital platform that will allow grads and their supporters to join together in an immersive, shared experience

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Connecting culture and community

April 5, 2021 — 
Developed by the Indigenous Student Centre, the Qualico Bridge to Success program provides culturally based resources to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students as they begin their post-secondary journeys at UM

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