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Manitoba Bisons host the Canada West Track and Field Championship this February // Photo by Paul McKeen

Events for February 2018

February 1, 2018 — 

The University of Manitoba invites you to a variety of public events on campus and in the community for the month of February.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT CONCERT

The University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra presents an exciting program of works featuring the premier of a new work by student composer Tristan Zaba and performances by Concerto Competition co-winners Mollin Balisi (flute) and Sydney Clarke (soprano).

February 7, 7:30 PM
Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue
Tickets $15 Students $5
Tickets available at the door or at the main music office 319-136 Dafoe Road


VISIONARY CONVERSATIONS

Are Black Canadians equitably represented in positions of power and influence?
To mark Black History Month, Visionary Conversations will explore issues affecting the Black community and celebrate its stories. Presented in partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Black History Month Celebration Committee.

February 13, Doors Open 6:30 PM Panel Discussion 7 – 8:30 PM Reception to follow
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Seating is limited. RSVP to rsvp [at] umanitoba [dot] ca or call 204-474-9071
umanitoba.ca/visionaryconversations


LOUIS RIEL DAY CELEBRATION

Join David Chartrand and other members of the Manitoba Metis Federation Cabinet for the official founding of a new Metis Local that will be located at the University of Manitoba campus. Musical entertainment and a Metis Chivaree (feast) will follow.

February 16, 11 AM – 1 PM
Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge, Fort Garry Campus
Free to attend
umanitoba.ca/indigenous


MED TALKS — ENGAGE YOUR MIND: PHARMACOLOGY UPDATE

Join us for two interactive lectures from renowned experts on pharmacology as they address timely health and wellness issues. Dr. Shandis Price will discuss current options in her presentation Navigating Through Natural Health Products, followed by Dr. Glen Drobot’s presentation Unblock My Heart: Latest Blood Thinners for Treating Clots and Atrial Fibrillation.

February 20, 7 – 8:30 PM
Reh-Fit Centre, 1390 Taylor Avenue
Free to attend
For more information, or to register, call 204-789-3547 or email nancy [dot] fischer [at] umanitoba [dot] ca
umanitoba.ca/medicine/medtalks


STUDENT OPEN HOUSE

Explore the University of Manitoba and experience a day in the life of a university student at our annual open house for high school students and their families.

February 22, University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus
Day program for high school students: 9 AM – 2 PM
Evening program for students and families: 6 – 8 PM
Register to attend at umanitoba.ca/openhouse



CANADA WEST TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The University of Manitoba Bisons will host the best in track and field from universities across Western Canada. Make it a class or family event and come out to cheer on the Bisons.

February 23 and 24
James Daly Fieldhouse at the Max Bell Centre, Fort Garry Campus
Tickets $10 Free for fans 17 and under
gobisons.ca

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