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Leadership announcements May 2024

May 17, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following leadership re-appointment and extensions: Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students); Lisa O'Hara, Vice-Provost (Libraries) and University Librarian; Douglas Brown, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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From Planning to Progress

May 2, 2024 — 
A Strategic Plan Implementation Committee will be established, which will include representatives from faculty, staff, and students. Those interested in participating, whether as a member of the implementation committee or as a member of a focus group, can submit a volunteer form.

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Digital security at UM and beyond

April 30, 2024 — 
It seems that everywhere you turn, there is news of a new scam or fraud. Critical thinking can be your best defense.

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Get ready to celebrate Pride 2024!

April 25, 2024 — 
We would love to hear about all the different events happening at UM during Pride Week (May 24 to June 2) and throughout Pride Month. Submit your event details so we can help promote the events taking place on our campuses.

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Prioritizing mental health and wellness

April 25, 2024 — 
UM is commencing a process to develop a new Mental Health and Well-being strategy for the whole university. This step will build upon previous mental health and wellness initiatives to design a robust and comprehensive strategy that reflects present-day opportunities and challenges.

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Building MomentUM

April 23, 2024 — 
The Strategic Initiatives Support Fund is open to staff and faculty interested in implementing projects that will advance our strategic goals in creating knowledge that matters, empowering learners, and reimagining engagement.

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A new, ambitious path forward for the University of Manitoba

April 8, 2024 — 
Informed by community, new strategic plan will build momentum over the next five years

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Connecting older adults with student companions

April 1, 2024 — 
A new program aims to connect caregivers of adults within the UM community with students offering support through companionship services. The Adult Companionship Services (ACS) Directory, launched by Family Resources in collaboration with the Centre on Aging and the UM Age-friendly University Committee, will serve as a centralized hub to locate companionship service providers and post job opportunities.

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Join the momentum on April 4

March 31, 2024 — 
Celebrate UM’s new strategic plan at community launch event

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Creating space for understanding and complexity

March 21, 2024 — 
Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we are pleased to share upcoming opportunities for meaningful dialogue that advances mutual respect and compassion for all people. The Listening, Learning, Leading series, organized by the Office of Equity Transformation, aims to build foundations for understanding, beyond polarization.

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