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UM staff at the Awards of Excellence celebration.

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Recognize outstanding COVID-19 response by nominating support staff for the 2021 Awards of Excellence

April 5, 2021 — 
Support staff employees to be honoured with these awards will demonstrated extraordinary efforts to maintain critical operations, to assist faculty and students in transitioning to online classes, to support critical research or facilitate the shut-down and restart of research activities, and to ensure the safety and well-being of others—all accomplished with emphasis on effectively supporting the academic mission of UM during the pandemic.

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Indigenous students invited to apply for summer internships

March 22, 2021 — 
Students must be full-time Indigenous U of M students, who are either graduating this spring or returning to full-time studies in the fall.

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Admin Building

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Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

March 9, 2021 — 
Speakers will provide information on a number of topics including an overview of the Pension Plan, the pension benefit payout options available, wills and estate planning and retiree benefits.

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Wellness Together Canada offers free mental health resources and counselling

March 8, 2021 — 
WTC allows individuals to make decisions about the care they require and choose from a multitude of 24/7 services.

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Interms from previous Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

Faculties and units can participate in the 2021 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

February 12, 2021 — 
The internship is a great opportunity for UM Indigenous students to receive valuable experience in their field of study.

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People of various abilities on campus

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Online accessible employment training modules now available

February 9, 2021 — 
Newly launched UM accessibility training will cover the requirements of the provincial Employment Standard of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). The standard came into effect on May 1, 2019 and must be fully implemented by May 1, 2021.

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UM admin building and sunrise

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Popular Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2021/2022

February 2, 2021 — 
The 2021/2022 vacation purchase plan provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase one to 10 days of vacation in addition to their current vacation allotment.

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Black History Month Event

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UM celebrates Black History Month

January 29, 2021 — 
UM Black Alliance (UMBA) invited all students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community at large to attend the University of Manitoba’s Black History Month Forum

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File photo of Fort Garry campus in winter, next to the Elizabth Dafoe Libray, looking towards the Buller Building.

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Moving forward as a strong, healthy community

January 22, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba offers a wealth of wellness programming and services for faculty and staff throughout the year. Many can be accessed online, and can provide both individual and unit support.

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The University of Manitoba administrative building on the Fort Garry campus.

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Mental health supports accessible over the winter break

December 17, 2020 — 
If you are in need of supports or resources, there are a variety of mental health and wellbeing supports accessible to students, faculty and staff throughout the break.

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