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Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

Anti-racism in sport campaign launches April 21

April 12, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba are part of the project helping to make the Winnipeg sport community more inclusive and welcoming

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22 Calcite Crystals laid out againts a black background

Faculty of Arts News

Discovery in Kalahari shifts our understanding of early humans, new paper in Nature reports

March 31, 2021 — 
Crystals found in a rock shelter change the plot of humanity’s story

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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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