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3MT winner cites passion for research as driving force in competition

April 22, 2021 — 
Nolan De Leon, a graduate student who is an aspiring physician won first place and the Archie McNichol Prize at the University of Manitoba Three Minute Thesis finals on April 21, 2021

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UM alumni among Honour 150 recipients

April 21, 2021 — 
Many UM alumni are recipients of Honour 150, which recognizes people who stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province

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5 reasons to vote for the alumni BOG representative

April 14, 2021 — 
Voting is now open to elect the next alumni representative on the University of Manitoba Board of Governors

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Rows of bookshelves at Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre.

Indigenous News

Linguistics alumna says recognizing Indigenous Languages Day is crucial to our histories

March 29, 2021 — 
Anna Parenteau says working with Indigenous Languages is where she is meant to be

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Naomi Andrew appointed UM’s new VP (Administration)

March 24, 2021 — 
Ms. Andrew has served the UM community for the past 18 years in numerous roles, including General Counsel, Associate Vice-President (Fair Practices and Legal Affairs) and most recently as Acting Vice-President (Administration)

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Alumna Julia Hutlet

Alumni News

Alumni POV: Indigenous voices as equals, not tokens

March 19, 2021 — 
'I want to see a Canada where the voices of Indigenous women are heard and acknowledged not as tokens but as equals and respected politicians and judges'

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Nominate a UM grad today

March 18, 2021 — 
Tell us about a UM grad who inspires you by nominating them for a 2021 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Award

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Research and International News

COVID-19 anxiety in the age of the anthropocene

March 1, 2021 — 
Graduate student Sarah Paradis work will show how traditional learning environments, such as schools and classrooms have become impacted by the pandemic

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A water bottle sits on the table in front of Chief and NDP candidate Rudy Turtle during a visit by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Oct. 5, 2019 on the Grassy Narrows First Nation, where industrial mercury poisoning in its water system has seriously affected the health of the community. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

A sin tax on sugary drinks unfairly targets Indigenous communities instead of improving health

February 22, 2021 — 
'Imposing a sugary beverage tax on Indigenous consumers would be unethical, contravene tax law and undermine Indigenous rights to self-determination'

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UM alumni are good reads too!

February 17, 2021 — 
We've highlighted a few selections for book lovers to enjoy during I Love to Read Month

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