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Homecoming reminds us we are part of something greater

September 17, 2021 — 
From Sept. 22 through Sept. 25, UM is hosting Homecoming 2021, a time for our alumni and university community to come together in celebration of being a part of something greater

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From Pandemic to Endemic: What does the future hold?

September 15, 2021 — 
President Benarroch speaks with local thought-leaders at this engaging Homecoming 2021 event

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University of Manitoba Homecoming. Online and on campus. September 22 to 25.

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Celebrate Homecoming 2021 anywhere you are

September 3, 2021 — 
Register for virtual or in-person events Sep 22-25


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Alumni share their top summer reads

August 9, 2021 — 
It’s summertime and the reading is easy. But with so many great books out there, deciding which ones to read is sometimes not so easy!

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Astronomers catch a pulsar wind powered by magnetar outbursts

August 6, 2021 — 
A team of international researchers including a UM astrophysicist and an alumna has found a wind nebula around a radio pulsar

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Bisons alumna Desiree Scott captures Olympic gold in Tokyo, the first of her international career

August 6, 2021 — 
Already a legend among Bisons alumni, with over 160 caps for the Canadian senior team to her name, now Desiree Scott [BA/16] can add another title to her incredible resumé — Olympic gold medallist

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Aug. 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 4, 2021 — 
In recognition of this important day, it is fitting to discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration in Canada. Why is it important, and how does it help address the challenges we currently face in Canada?

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We all have a part in ending human trafficking

July 27, 2021 — 
Having a 'World Day Against Trafficking in Persons' highlights the scourge of human exploitation


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Alumni POV: Choosing visibility

June 9, 2021 — 
This Pride month, UM alumna Teri Stevens explains why she's chosen to be visibly queer

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People embrace in front of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As an Indigenous doctor, I see the legacy of residential schools and ongoing racism in today’s health care

June 7, 2021 — 
'The legacy of residential schools is not just in the intergenerational trauma and impacts on Indigenous families and communities — it is also in the health care system'

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