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Protagonist Mirabel is able to help heal her family because she doesn’t have to live through the trauma of displacement like her grandmother did. (YouTube/DisneyMusicVEVO)

Oscars 2022: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ shows healing from intergenerational trauma

April 5, 2022 — 
'A trauma-informed lens isn’t meant to excuse or legitimize toxicity and dysfunction, but to help us understand that people who are in pain often pass down this pain'

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Innovative research receives funding

April 4, 2022 — 
UM researchers have received more than $1.2M through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), the Government of Canada announced

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‘Stories Are In Our Bones’ sees filmmaker Janine Windolph take her young sons fishing with their kokum, a residential school survivor who retains a deep knowledge and memory of the land. (Stories Are In Our Bones/National Film Board)

More than entertainment: Indigenous women are teaching through filmmaking

March 23, 2022 — 
In disrupting stereotypes, showcasing Indigenous excellence and teaching about histories and contemporary realities that matter, Indigenous filmmakers are leading the way toward a better future.

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Greg Smith standing in front of Tier building

Dr. Greg Smith appointed Vice-Provost (Academic Planning and Programs)

March 23, 2022 — 
An accomplished administrator, professor and scholar, Dr. Greg Smith has been appointed Vice-Provost (Academic Planning and Programs) effective April 1, 2022

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Actress in pink dress sitting on large, plush armchair, looking through an antique telescope.

Faculty of Arts News

Explore past and present, order and disorder in this virtual murder mystery

March 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre program is gearing up to present their final mainstage show of the 2021-22 season – Arcadia by English playwright Tom Stoppard. Catch this student production March 30 to April 3.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Keep the feather together

March 21, 2022 — 
Indigenous leader calls on doctors to reconnect body, mind, heart, spirit

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President Barnard in Smartpark Innovation Hub

Honouring Emeriti for 2020 and 2021

March 9, 2022 — 
Distinguished former and current members of the UM faculty and administration were honoured this week as the University of Manitoba Board of Governors officially conferred their annual Emeritus appointments.


Faculty of Arts News

Against Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

March 4, 2022 — 
Statement from the Department of German and Slavic Studies and the Program in Central and East European Studies at the University of Manitoba.

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The Barometer Project

Canadian Reconciliation Barometer Project releases its first report—highlights the path forward

February 15, 2022 — 
The first report from the Canadian Reconciliation Barometer, which measures progress toward Reconciliation, has been released

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Bryden Bukich and Lindsay Bain

Students News

Two UM students honoured by the McCall MacBain scholarships program

February 14, 2022 — 
UM student Bryden Bukich [BKin/21] is in the running for the McCall MacBain Scholarships, Canada’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship program for master’s and professional studies. UM student Lindsay Bain [BA/22] earned a regional award, which can be used at any public university in Canada

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