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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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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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Diverse talent latest Writer-In-Residence

September 10, 2021 — 
Frances Koncan [BA/2010] is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Koncan will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2021.

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Indigenous News

Notes from an alumna auntie

September 8, 2021 — 
Alumna Sonya Ballantyne offers tips for Indigenous UM students

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A Toronto actor and cabaret performer, a precarious employee, poses for a photo in April 2021 at the Elgin theatre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Let’s not forget about precarious work in this federal election — and beyond

September 2, 2021 — 
The pandemic is the backdrop to the ongoing federal election, and its attendant lockdowns have shone light on health and economic issues

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New scholarship fund to honour UM Law alumnus Darius Maharaj Hunter

August 30, 2021 — 
Legacy of community-builder will help new students

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Op-ed: Nothing saved by privatizing infrastructure services

August 26, 2021 — 
'There is now a general consensus that the quality of publicly delivered services often exceeds that of private provision, and more recent studies suggest cost savings now are generally minimal'

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Caregiving during COVID

August 11, 2021 — 
UM team releases findings from largest survey of Manitoba’s caregivers since 2012

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Researchers have found that those who feel more connected to nature tend to feel more connected to all of humanity. (Annie K/Unsplash)

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People who feel more connected to the natural world are more likely to support reconciliation

August 10, 2021 — 
Both traditional Indigenous knowledge keepers and social psychological researchers have made strikingly similar conclusions about the connection between how people relate to each other and how they relate to the earth and other living beings

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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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