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A deer blows a bubble while manmade objects appear all around it.

When Human and Animal Collide

April 16, 2021 — 
Our encounters are becoming more complex thanks to climate change’s fury and our sprawl into the wilds. And now, considering the risk of infectious disease spilling over, it’s time to explore the human and animal relationship anew.

The Mummy Whisperer

April 16, 2021 — 
It’s not a career choice for the faint-hearted. Meet the eccentric alumna who unearths important stories from the ancient past in the name of cultural preservation and out of respect for those who came before.

David Milgaard stands in front of an open landscape, with the word 'freedom' behind him.

Out of Sight / Out of Mind

April 16, 2021 — 
COVID-19 in prisons got our attention. Manitoba has quietly been home to the highest incarceration rates in the country, with a grossly disproportionate number of Indigenous people behind bars. And Canada has one of the highest prison rates in the world. Members of our UM community who’ve witnessed a broken system are pushing for change and greater empathy—but is society ready?

a closeup on holding hands

Hope in Harmony

April 16, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Darcy Ataman saw a way music could empower survivors of sexual assault and trauma in conflict zones. Now they’re reclaiming their voices and speaking out in song.

A photo of Michael Benarroch.

Happy Spring

April 16, 2021 — 
Michael Benarroch reminds us what we have to look forward to

John Kearsey.

Think big, be bold

April 16, 2021 — 
John Kearsey on finding the possibilities among the impossible

The U of M art barn, with graphic orange paint splatters on it.

It Happened Here

April 16, 2021 — 
Longing to be back together in UM spaces, we asked three alumni for their most meaningful campus memory

Glen running at the side of a road in the desert.

You Can Run for How Long?

April 16, 2021 — 
In these pandemic times, what ultramarathoner Glen Redpath can teach us about endurance

A man plays a guitar in a yellowed, vintage photo.

Storyteller

April 16, 2021 — 
Acclaimed journalist Michael Posner on his serendipitous encounter with the iconic Leonard Cohen

Luther Konadu, Self portrait

Making an Impression

April 16, 2021 — 
Luther Konadu constructs photographs that are tactile and personal, and the world is taking notice

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