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A black and white photo of the Shubenacadie Residential School classroom in Nova Scotia.

Recognition of historic significance of the Residential School System and former Residential Schools crucial step on path to Reconciliation

September 1, 2020 — 
The NCTR, Parks Canada and the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that the Residential School System is now formally designated as an “event of national historic significance.” 

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Branimir Boulder in SK

UM team and partners are selected as finalist for Food System Vision Prize

August 10, 2020 — 
UM experts bolstered a project that will help to decolonize food systems, and it was selected as a Top 10 Finalist for the Food System Vision Prize.

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Administration Building - July 2019

Research and International

UM researchers eligible for new federal government support

May 15, 2020 — 
“This new support from the federal government will allow essential research being done at UM to continue during the pandemic”

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Hands on a computer keyboard

Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals

May 4, 2020 — 
A research team working with Dr. Celine Latulipe in the UM Faculty of Science has found that many American hospitals may be inviting privacy violations by allowing password sharing between patients and their care providers.

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Dr. Verena Menec, Dr. Harvey Chochinov, and former MP Joy Smith

Aging adults’ experience during COVID-19

April 22, 2020 — 
This collaborative research project will examine the experiences of older adults during the coronavirus pandemic, exploring how they cope, the impacts on their physical and mental health, and changes to how they access health-care services.

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

June 10, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law receives support to offer classes in both official languages

June 5, 2019 — 
The Government of Canada is supporting the development of a common law certificate in French at the University of Manitoba

In the Winnipeg debut of their play, The Local Sky Tonight, two of Canada’s best-known performance artists, Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan, explore the human experience of wonder and the ways it can lead to belief in an unseen order.

U of M teams up with renowned performance artists to answer grand questions

January 31, 2019 — 
Two of Canada’s best-known performance artists, Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan, launch the Winnipeg debut of their play The Local Sky Tonight, which explores the human experience of wonder

51st Annual Fall Convocation

2018 Fall Convocation at the U of M

October 8, 2018 — 
At its 2018 Fall Convocation, the University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 1,512 graduates

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Adult holds newborn baby's hand. // Image from iStock.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Study: Effects of Instagram on breastfeeding perceptions

August 28, 2018 — 
Research shows how social media can influence and support new moms.

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