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One flew over the cuckoo clock

August 26, 2021 — 
UM team finds way to alter migration timing of birds that may help them adjust to climate change

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Teepee at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, with text on image stating: Malcolm & Catherine Dewar Truth and Reconciliation Fellowship

‘Never forget how important your voice is’

August 25, 2021 — 
Alumni fund Reconciliation research for graduate students

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University of Manitoba to require COVID vaccine for everyone on campus

August 19, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba will require faculty, staff, students and campus visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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Long-awaited return to campus is on horizon

August 18, 2021 — 
Health and safety of all UM community members is priority as we look forward to being together again

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A female cancer patient looks out a window while propped up in a hospital bed.

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Rady researchers win awards to study tumour cells, cancer care inequity 

August 17, 2021 — 
Two scientists from the Max Rady College of Medicine are conducting research with the potential to improve cancer patients’ lives, thanks to funding support from the Canadian Cancer Society

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Researchers have found that those who feel more connected to nature tend to feel more connected to all of humanity. (Annie K/Unsplash)

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People who feel more connected to the natural world are more likely to support reconciliation

August 10, 2021 — 
Both traditional Indigenous knowledge keepers and social psychological researchers have made strikingly similar conclusions about the connection between how people relate to each other and how they relate to the earth and other living beings

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At the Forks: Where Indigenous and Human Rights Meet

August 9, 2021 — 
New online platform to foster a dialogue surrounding Indigenous rights and human rights on the prairies and northwestern Ontario


The Administration building in summer.

Collective bargaining coming up

August 5, 2021 — 
Negotiations will begin this summer on a new collective agreement between the University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA).

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Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian-led international study: Full-dose blood thinners benefit moderately ill COVID-19 patients

August 4, 2021 — 
Collaborative international clinical trials testing full-dose anticoagulation with heparin (a blood thinner) in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 has found the treatment improves survival and reduces the need for vital organ support such as mechanical ventilation in moderately ill patients

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Screen shot from Bill Gates' video on Vaclav Smil's latest book

Gates Notes: What sweat, wine, and electricity can teach us about humanity

August 3, 2021 — 
Bill Gates gives praise for Vaclav Smil's latest book

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