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Bisons student-athletes pictured in ALC Agora

Bisons raise academic bar for fifth straight year

October 22, 2021 — 
At the completion of the 2020-21 season, 188 of the 360 University of Manitoba student-athletes qualified for U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status

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Ultimate Frisbee Club at UM aiming for gold

October 15, 2021 — 
The ultimate club has been to the Canadian University Ultimate Championships (CUUC) a number of times, with the men winning in 2014 and 2019 against more than 20 of the top post-secondary institutions across Canada. This weekend, UM will be represented by both a men’s and women’s team at the CUUC in Ontario.


Recreation Services is back in full swing

September 14, 2021 — 
Intramural sports provide students an opportunity to form a team, or register as a free agent and compete against other students in a handful of leagues throughout the term.

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Bisons hockey player

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The Bisons are back!

September 7, 2021 — 
Tickets are now on sale with all information available at Check out the home game schedule and learn about game day entry procedures.

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Dr. Brian Rice

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Mohawk scholar believes experiential learning provides a deeper appreciation for the land

September 7, 2021 — 
Dr. Brian Rice's relationship to learning was transformed while completing his dissertation on the land

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Bisons alumna Desiree Scott captures Olympic gold in Tokyo, the first of her international career

August 6, 2021 — 
Already a legend among Bisons alumni, with over 160 caps for the Canadian senior team to her name, now Desiree Scott [BA/16] can add another title to her incredible resumé — Olympic gold medallist

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Beijing 2008 men’s volleyball prelims, showing what a live spectator sees.

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A lens on the Olympics and the role of spectators

August 4, 2021 — 
Douglas Brown, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, shares insight on the past and pandemic present of the Olympics


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Long-time Recreation Services Judo Sensei earns rare belt rank

July 28, 2021 — 
Judo Sensei Mamoru “Moe” Oye has been promoted to 9th degree (Kudan) black belt, a rank that only four other judokas have earned in Canada

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Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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Study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes

July 9, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes to both increase and sustain their levels of physical activity.

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