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UM grad honoured for outstanding AIDS work in USA

December 1, 2020 — 
Dr. David McEwan has been named the recipient of the 2020 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award, which annually honours a person who has made outstanding contributions to HIV/AIDS services in Hawai‘i.

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Elementary school students at their desks behind barriers for COVID-19

The Conversation: Students with disabilities should have the option of in-person learning during COVID-19 school closures

November 24, 2020 — 
Schools should be making plans to continue safe in-person learning for students with disabilities for whom remote learning simply does not work.

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Op-ed: Charter challenges to restrictions bound to fail

November 23, 2020 — 
Your rights may have been violated. But. Finding a rights violation is only the first step in a charter analysis. Law prof explains.

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Archival photo of the Administration Building at the University of Manitoba

Op-ed: Sanctions ignore pandemic history

November 17, 2020 — 
What are the lessons of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic? UM History professor Esyllt W. Jones provides some insight – and it's not rooted in enforcement.

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Op-ed: Pallister pursues ‘red state’ agenda

November 12, 2020 — 
UM economists explain

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Jennifer Hensel

UM well represented in CBC list of Future 40

November 9, 2020 — 
The first set of ten CBC Manitoba's Future 40 Awards has been announced, and it includes several from the UM community

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UM engineering student Faouzia sings duet with John Legend

November 6, 2020 — 
UM engineering student Faouzia, who hails from Carman, Manitoba, has released a single in collaboration with music superstar John Legend

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Tony Quach

Globe and Mail: From anthropology to visual arts, COVID-19 is now part of the university curriculum

November 6, 2020 — 
UM leads the way in adapting courses to meet the current situation

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Forbes: Why Early Wins Over Covid-19 Do Not Mean Victory: Canada’s Cautionary Tale

November 5, 2020 — 
Jason Kindrachuk, Canada Research Chair in molecular pathogenesis of emerging & re-emerging viruses, explains

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CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg’s code red restrictions can bring pandemic fatigue — here’s how to cope

November 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Andrea Piotrowski and Dr. Renee El-Gabalawy give advice on how to cope with more restrictions

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