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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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Baby and mom hold hands. // Image from Piqsels

Bilingual babies prefer baby talk, new study shows

March 29, 2021 — 
A unique study of hundreds of babies involving 17 labs on four continents showed that all babies respond more to infant-directed speech – baby talk –than they do to adult-directed speech

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Naomi Andrew headshot

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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Graphic by artist Gord Hill

Indigenous News

Graphic novel aims to educate K-12 learners on residential school history

March 24, 2021 — 
Sean Carleton will collaborate with the Native studies department, NCTR and the University of Manitoba Press to create a graphic novel on residential school history

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Early evidence suggests that younger people are at the highest risk of poor mental health outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic. // Canva

COVID-19’s parallel pandemic: Why we need a mental health ‘vaccine’

March 23, 2021 — 
The pandemic’s impact on mental health throughout our society will likely outlive COVID-19

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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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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

2021 3MT finalists announced

March 10, 2021 — 
The results are in: After three competitive heats, the 12 finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition have been chosen

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Lost medical mask laing in the grass.

Libraries News

Remembering the COVID-19 pandemic

March 9, 2021 — 
Royal Society report on a digital preservation challenge

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Collage of eight new alumni each working from home at their laptop or other device.

Faculty of Arts News

Discover your future in Arts – March 16-April 7

March 5, 2021 — 
Are you a current Arts student or thinking about becoming one? Are you still deciding what to choose as your major? Or, are you already wondering what to do after graduation? If any of this sounds like you, you’ll want to attend the Discover Your Future in Arts series to see how earning a Bachelor of Arts degree can lead to an exciting career.

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Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. // Image from Library of Parliament

Two monumental projects to impact our understanding of who, and where, we are

March 3, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba are receiving a combined $4.7 million in funding for two projects

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