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Poster competition winner relishes research experience

November 13, 2019 — 
Sasha Kullman started the morning of Thursday, Oct. 24 just like any other day. She ate breakfast, scrolled through her feeds, and headed for another day of school at the U of M. She returned home later that day a first place winner at the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

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New ringette rec club off to a hot start

November 8, 2019 — 
The RAPID have come out of the gate flying: in a tournament in Regina the weekend of Nov. 1, the club swept the competition en route to a first place finish.

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Large scale surveys lag behind on questions about sexual orientation

November 5, 2019 — 
While our understandings of sexual orientation, sex, and gender continue to progress, the questions asked by researchers on surveys lag behind. A Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management-led research team wants to change that.

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Did you eat at a pop-up restaurant this year?

November 4, 2019 — 
If you had the chance to check out a temporary or pop-up restaurant with the past 12 months, a Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management-led study wants all the scrumptious details.

Recreation Services fitness champions, UM legal team

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Fitness Champions: Building Healthy Communities at UM

November 1, 2019 — 
Learn how Recreation Services fitness championship have used their inspirational stories and embraced their role to be a guiding light for people looking for a supportive health-conscious community. Registration for winter programs opens November 14.

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Winners in the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition with (far right) Dr. Digvir Jayas (VP Research and International) and (far left) Dr. Jay Doering (Associate VP Partnerships)

Poster competition celebrates student research

October 29, 2019 — 
Nearly 100 judges queried the more than 140 budding researchers about their projects

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November FKRM Research Seminar Series: Researching Children’s Playful Geographies

October 28, 2019 — 
The FKRM Research Seminar Series continues in November with a talk by Dr. Erin K. Sharpe, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont. Dr. Sharpe's talk is titled Researching Children's Playful Geographies.

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Rec Club Ultimate Team Returns to Winning Ways

October 25, 2019 — 
The weekend of October 18 to 20, 2019 was a monumental one for the University of Manitoba’s Ultimate Club, as it notched top prize at the Canadian University Ultimate Championships (CUUC) in Brampton, Ont.

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Sauna closed until further notice

October 23, 2019 — 
Due to repairs, the Active Living Centre and Frank Kennedy Centre men’s locker room sauna is closed until further notice.

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A photo of Braydn Matheson on a boat in a lake at Leaf Rapids, Manitoba.

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Service learning opens new pathways for FKRM graduand

October 17, 2019 — 
The ink is barely dry on her degree parchment, but Braydn Matheson is already making an impact in the community. She, along with 15 of her fellow undergraduates, become FKRM alumni at Fall Convocation 2019

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