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tréchelle bunn pictured outdoors, birdtail valley

Indigenous student-athlete shows community that movement is medicine

September 27, 2022 — 
The Reconciliation Run, organized by Indigenous student-athlete Tréchelle Bunn, is scheduled to take place on September 30 in Birtle, MB. Registration is still open with an option to participate virtually for those not able to make the trip to Birtle on Friday.

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Runners should have advance knowledge of what to expect in case of race disruption or rerouting prior to setting off on the course. (Shutterstock)

Research and International News

Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

August 9, 2022 — 
As record high temperatures continue, investment in emergency preparedness is necessary to ensure communities can stay safe while sharing meaningful experiences together

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UMSU University Centre in the fall. The leaves on the trees in front of the building have turned a yellow-orange and some have already fallen.

Students News

2022/2023 Tuition and Fees now available in Aurora

August 9, 2022 — 
Tuition and Fees for the Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Terms are now available in your Aurora account! It is important to understand your fees, when they are due, and how to pay them.

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Nicole Evans standing in front of a white wall with a white sweater on.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

UM Recreation Services testimonial: Nicole Evans

June 15, 2022 — 
Nicole Evans works at a provincial lab near the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (JDRC) at the UM’s Bannatyne campus. As someone who has tried many different gyms and work-out styles over the years, when she started working at the lab and signed up for a membership at JDRC she was pleasantly surprised by the diverse fitness classes offered through the centre

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Saman Sobhani sits on a workout bike

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UM Recreation Services Testimonial: Saman Sobhani

June 15, 2022 — 
Sobhani is a strong advocate for using physical activity to cope with the difficult circumstances that come with being an international student and studying in a new country

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Jaron stands in ALC smiling

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

UM Recreation Services member testimonial: Jaron Rykiss

June 15, 2022 — 
Rykiss emphasizes that being fit and active is all about staying healthy, both physically and mentally, and that though difficult, it’s important not to compare oneself to others or feel discouraged when beginning a fitness journey.

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Katie McKenzie curls

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

Indigenous excellence in health and sports extends beyond FKRM

June 6, 2022 — 
Katie McKenzie, a Gitanmaax First Nations student with roots in Treaty 5 territory, has been curling competitively for about five years, currently competing out of the Saint Paul Curling Club with a focus on mixed doubles.

Students News

Spring Convocation: Introducing the class of 2022

June 3, 2022 — 
Read about some of the inspiring students who will graduate June 7-10

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Fenton Litwiller, wearing a jean jacket, smiles in the woods

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

Fenton Litwiller’s research program builds recreation curriculum for queer youth

June 2, 2022 — 
Fenton Litwiller’s is presently developing a youth recreation curriculum that explores gender through drag and everyday makeup, revealing the importance of gender affirming youth programming in the field of community development and recreation.

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Coach Brian Dobie and recruit Keenan Karish smile while Karish signs with the Bisons

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

Keenan Karish touches down with both academics and athletics

June 1, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba has announced that Keenan Karish, who is also one of the newest Bisons Football recruits, is one of three recipients receiving a BMO Future Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship, valued at $ 16,000 over the course of four years. Karish will be the first Bisons athlete to win this prestigious award.

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