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Masks now required at UM, even while physical distancing

September 25, 2020 — 
In order to protect our UM community, the wearing of masks is now mandatory on all UM campuses. This applies when indoors at all times on UM campuses even when physical distancing is possible.

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Get familiar with the COVID-19 Recovery Steering Committee structure

September 23, 2020 — 
It has four teams—Academic, Health and Safety, Operations, and Research—comprised of faculty, staff and students


Pathways: The NCTR 5-Year Report

Pathways: The NCTR Five-Year Report

September 22, 2020 — 
A five-year report, titled Pathways: The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Five-Year Report, November 2014 to November 2019, reflects on the NCTR’s own journey and accomplishments, and is now available to the public.


A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Convocation hat and admin building


Fall Convocation 2020 – held virtually October 22

September 18, 2020 — 
As soon as it is safe to do so, we will invite the class of 2020 to have the in-person experience that they have worked so hard for.

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Dr. Brent Schacter

UM researcher honoured for life’s work

September 18, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Schacter developed international standards for bio banking biological materials for research

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Larissa Kanhai, Asper School of Business M B A 2020 graduate.

Asper School of Business

Q & A with an MBA – Larissa Kanhai

September 17, 2020 — 
For this month’s Q & A with an MBA story feature, we connected with recent Asper MBA graduate, Larissa Kanhai, to learn more about her experience in the program, her commitment to the community, and dedication to female empowerment.

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Dr. Bruce Chown on a stamp

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New stamp honours health pioneer Dr. Bruce Chown

September 15, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Henry Bruce Chown [MD/22] is one of six groundbreaking physicians and researchers being celebrated across the country this week with the unveiling of a set of commemorative Canada Post stamps.

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Elderly woman with walker

Graduate focus on aging concentration now an option

September 11, 2020 — 
The new Graduate Focus on Aging Concentration has received approval from Senate and will now be available for graduate students to receive

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Dr. Brent Roussin at a desk


Calm in crisis

September 11, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Roussin on leading Manitoba’s pandemic response

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