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Global News: University of Manitoba team receives $202,000 grant to study ‘long COVID’

November 16, 2021 — 
'This (study) is about understanding what’s coming in the next six months to years around what our health system will face the more these people who have had COVID infection may go on to long COVID'

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Artists's impression of a kilonova, by A. Simonnet

Neutron stars hold key to cosmic mysteries

October 29, 2021 — 
The work of UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb was featured in a major article in the October 2021 issue of the popular science magazine Astronomy. 

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Rally participants hold up signs and wear orange shirts as they march in support of residential school survivors and the families of missing and murdered Indigenous children in Winnipeg on. July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

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Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide

October 26, 2021 — 
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with definitions of genocide

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Nolan De Leon

CBC: Winnipegger lifts 5,900 kilograms in 1 hour for mental health

October 25, 2021 — 
As CBC Manitoba reports, Nolan De Leon, alumnus and current Master’s student in Physiology and Pathophysiology lifted the weight of an elephant on Saturday to bring attention to poor mental health.

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Gabrielle Fontaine, graduate student

CBC: Anishinaabe U of M student building portable device to detect breast cancer earlier

October 18, 2021 — 
Device designed to be easy to use so there's no need for people to go to doctor to be diagnosed

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Winnipeg Free Press: Stasiuk named new CEO of Forks North Portage Partnership

October 14, 2021 — 

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Miriam Toews.

CBC: 5 Canadian books make shortlist for $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize

October 5, 2021 — 
New novel by UM alumna Miriam Toews [BA/89, DLITT/17] shortlisted for prestigious prize

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Winnipeg Free Press: Province mourns first woman hired as engineer

October 5, 2021 — 
Today we mourn the loss of Ruth Eden [BsC (CE)/88, ExtEd/88, MSc/02], one of five women to graduate from the civil engineering program at the University of Manitoba in 1988.

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Cedar Waxwing on a branch

Op-ed: Reducing traffic means more birds and happier people

September 24, 2021 — 
A guest essay by Nicola Koper and her colleague in the Globe and Mail.

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Op-ed: MLAs rose to the challenge of COVID-19

September 17, 2021 — 
Political Studies URA students interviewed Manitoba MLA's as part of their summer research. COVID-19 was a frequent topic of conversation

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