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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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ALC, FKC, & JDRC opening June 28

June 24, 2021 — 
the Active Living Centre, Joe Doupe Recreation Centre and Frank Kennedy Centre will open at 25% capacity effective Monday, June 28.

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FKRM student muscles her way to CrossFit Games

June 24, 2021 — 
Second-year physical education student Sydney Michalyshen will compete in the sport's marquee championship July 27 to Aug. 1 in Madison, WI.

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Joannie Halas named professor emerita

June 22, 2021 — 
The title is one of the University of Manitoba's highest honours. Individuals are selected on their distinguished service to administrative leadership, teaching, research, creative and scholarly works and service.

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Spring Convocation 2021

June 17, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's class of 2021 graduates June 17 at UM's virtual Spring Convocation

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Faculty AT director earns national recognition

June 7, 2021 — 
Jackie Elliott, the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's athletic therapy program director, has been bestowed with 2021 Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association.

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Michelle Porter earns UM award for community outreach

May 20, 2021 — 
A leading advocate for the rights and well-being of older adults, professor Michelle Porter has been selected as a co-recipient for a prestigious UM award for her meritorious service in community outreach activities.

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UM joins Canadian Collegiate Esports League

May 17, 2021 — 
UM students are eligible to register for events and compete against participating schools across the country in the Canadian College Esports League (CCEL).

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Online workout series promotes physical activity & history for Indigenous seniors

May 14, 2021 — 
Professor Brian Rice takes YouTube viewers through locales of historical significance while working up a sweat.

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