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Kathleen Glover stands smiling

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UM Recreation Services testimonial: Kathleen Glover

May 16, 2022 — 
Kathleen Glover, a PhD student in medical microbiology and infectious diseases, fell ill in 2020 and was admitted to the hospital. She explains that choosing to treat her illness by getting active and going to the gym was life changing—it meant she could seize every day, move, be active, and trust that her body would support her in doing the things she loved.

Bukich stands in the Active Living Centre, smiling

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Bryden Bukich is awarded prestigious McCall MacBain scholarship

May 11, 2022 — 
FKRM master’s student Bryden Bukich was recently awarded a McCall MacBain scholarship from McGill University. This is the second class of MacCall MacBain scholars at McGill, and Bukich is among 20 others who were chosen from an application pool of 700 for this prestigious program.

A group of dentistry students stand wearing white coats, smiling

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UM Recreation Services Testimonial: Amirali Paknahad

May 3, 2022 — 
Amirali Paknahad is a dentistry student who uses the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre, located at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus, with a group of his classmates.

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For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

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For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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Liam Grenier and Akbar Rizvi sit behind a table in the ALC, smiling

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UM’s soccer club re-starts May 1

April 27, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba’s soccer club, which has been on hiatus since the beginning of the pandemic, is restarting May 1, open to anyone who is interested in playing, says new president Akbar Rizvi.

Kerri Chase smiles, wearing a black long sleeve

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FKRM’s Kerri Chase announces retirement

April 26, 2022 — 
Congratulations are in order for Kerri Chase, the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (JDRC) supervisor, who has announced her retirement after twelve years at UM.

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Amirali lifts weights

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UM Recreation Services member testimonial project underway

April 18, 2022 — 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the recreation facilities and programs at the University of Manitoba have seen many changes as decision-makers grapple with changing restrictions and difficult circumstances.

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Celebrating Indigenous health principles through art

April 14, 2022 — 
Artist Kristin Flattery shares her vision and talent with FKRM

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Mavignier and teammate jump in celebration on the soccer field, wearing Bisons jerseys

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Bisons alum Bruna Mavignier makes it to Canada Soccer

April 13, 2022 — 
Bruna Mavginier, former Bisons soccer player, coach, and UM alum, has recently been hired full-time with Canada Soccer, working as a sports scientist with the NDC (National Development Centre) program in Ontario and the U-17 National Team, which will be travelling to the Dominican Republic for the Concacaf World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

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Marissa Naylor stands with a bowling ball and a certificate after placing 2nd in the Team Canada tenpin bowling trials

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FRKM alumni profile: Marissa Naylor

April 13, 2022 — 
Marissa Naylor, recent Recreation Management and Community Development graduate with a minor in marketing, placed 2nd in the Team Canada tenpin bowling trials last week, earning a spot with Team Canada to compete in the World Championships that will be held in October.

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