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CBC: Lack of bees poses big problems

July 30, 2020 — 
Crop yields found to be suffering in wake of decreasing be populations, UM researcher and others report

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KAP Farmers’ Voice: A new crop of farmers

July 28, 2020 — 
The first graduates of the redesigned Diploma in Agriculture program enter the workforce prepared for change.

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

CBC: ‘Everything is connected’: Aklavik’s beluga whale harvest challenged on multiple fronts

July 24, 2020 — 
A recent study out of the University of Manitoba documents what's behind the decline of the Aklavik beluga whale hunt.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

July 15, 2020 — 
The Province of Manitoba announced today that 12 entrepreneurs, educators and Indigenous leaders have been named to the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour. Nine of these 12 distinguished recipients are individuals who are associated with the University of Manitoba.

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President Michael Benarroch welcomed on CBC Radio

July 14, 2020 — 
On July 9, 2020, new UM President Dr. Michael Benarroch gave his first media interview of his tenure, speaking with Trevor Dineen on CBC 's Information radio.

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Churchill Marine Observatory nearing completion

July 14, 2020 — 
Stories in media this week noted that the Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) is nearing completion.

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CBC: A crash course in COVID: New University of Manitoba class will explore impact of pandemic

July 8, 2020 — 
Anthropology course devoted to COVID-19 borne out of students' interest when crisis hit

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UM to offer course on COVID-19 this fall

July 6, 2020 — 
A course on COVID-19 will be offered this fall as an anthropology elective.

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The four team members of Brook McIlroy's Indigenous Design Studio are part of a small but growing number of Indigenous architects in Canada. From left, Danielle Desjarlais, Rachelle Lemieux, Ryan Gorrie and Reanna Merasty

CBC: Indigenous architects say they are in high demand, and hope to recruit more students

June 22, 2020 — 
"I think that's a really big move for the university itself to begin talking about this and implementing these ideas and truth into our studio courses and all of our courses," said Faculty of Architecture alumna Danielle Desjarlais.

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Manitoba Co-Operator: Supply-managed producers fare better than many during pandemic

June 22, 2020 — 
Professor Ryan Cardwell weighs in

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