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Days of Remembrance

November 4, 2020 — 
UM pauses to acknowledge those who gave of their service and their lives in the hope of peace

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Bre Woligroski and Courtney Klassen

A safe space for everyone in our community

October 19, 2020 — 
UM's Sexual Violence Resource Centre is the university’s central hub for support and education for anyone affected by sexual violence, including faculty, staff and students.

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Masks now required at UM, even while physical distancing

September 25, 2020 — 
In order to protect our UM community, the wearing of masks is now mandatory on all UM campuses. This applies when indoors at all times on UM campuses even when physical distancing is possible.

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Activist Joan Jack was the first guest speaker in law professor Dr. Bryan Schwartz's new course Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law, which is open to the public.

Law professor opens classroom to everyone

January 21, 2019 — 
Activist, Educator and Lawyer, Joan Jack [BEd/82 UM, LLB/91 UBC], was the first guest lecture of the term to Dr. Bryan Schwartz’s inaugural class on Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Keep learning, online from anywhere.

Extended Education News

Online courses fit into your life and advance your career

December 18, 2018 — 
“An online course can benefit your future. There’s flexibility, so you can work on it around your schedule. With no commute to the classroom, you don’t need to worry about or pay for parking,. Extended Education has a variety of courses, and, at the end of the day, online education is very important for adults. They can’t put their family and other commitments aside. It’s a great option.” - Yasser Shaker

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Forest Encounters

Enjoy two new School of Art Exhibits – Forest Encounters and Canada in Venice

November 23, 2018 — 
The School of Art is proudly presenting two new intriguing exhibits, Canada in Venice and Forest Encounters, over the next couple of months that invite these examinations.

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Human Resources News

Student staff takes over HR’s twitter account

July 16, 2018 — 
This summer, student intern in human resources Emma Smith will take over HR Twitter account to tweet about working at the U of M.

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Campus Beautification Days 2018.

Planting the seed of community: Campus Beautification Days 2018

June 6, 2018 — 
Hundreds of members of the University of Manitoba community recently rolled up their sleeves and spent some time in the sun to beautify both campuses, as part of the 21stannual Campus Beautification Days


How to spot a phishing email

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How to catch a phish

May 8, 2018 — 
Cybercriminals use phishing emails to manipulate people into doing what they want, including providing personal information such as banking or identification records. Because of this element of manipulating human emotions, phishing is considered a kind of social engineering.

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Andrea Bjorklund.

The need is closer than you think: United Way can help

November 22, 2017 — 
'When you give to the United Way, you could be helping a co-worker, a student in your class, or even a neighbour'


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