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Let your instructors know how they’re doing

December 4, 2023 — 
The UM Student Reflection of Instruction (SRI) process is about to begin. The UM SRI provides students with opportunities to reflect on their courses and offer feedback to instructors on identified teaching priorities.

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Honouring diversity in all its forms

December 1, 2023 — 
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities which aims to promote understanding of issues that impact people who live with disabilities, and to mobilize support for their rights and well-being. Learn how the University of Manitoba is working to dismantle ableism, and advance equity, diversity, inclusion and access for all members of our community.

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Honouring Emeriti 2023

November 29, 2023 — 
On November 22, 18 distinguished former and current members of the UM faculty and administration were honoured as the University of Manitoba officially conferred their annual Emeritus appointments.

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Applications open for the Promoting Black Flourishing Fund

November 20, 2023 — 
The Promoting Black Flourishing Fund supports initiatives led by Black members of the UM Community and Black UM-affiliated groups and organizations that support the objectives of The Scarborough Charter, and advances anti-racism at the University of Manitoba.

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Anti-Ableism and Accessibility Speaker Series

November 16, 2023 — 
Rheanna Robinson, associate professor in the Department of First Nations Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia, is the first speaker in the Anti-Ableism and Accessibility speaker series, organized by the Office of Equity Transformation.

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Connecting university families with student caregivers

November 2, 2023 — 
The UM Babysitter Directory will help university families find a babysitter and provide students with casual employment.


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Congratulations to the Merit Award Winners for 2022

October 30, 2023 — 
The recipients of the 2022 Merit Awards are recognized for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research, scholarly work and creative activities, and service.


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UM Digital: What do students want?

October 16, 2023 — 
Students today have grown up with computers, smart phones and tables. Information has always been available to them at the tap of a finger. This shapes their expectations of a digital experience when it comes to their university education. 

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Congratulations to the 2023 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Support Fund recipients

September 18, 2023 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to undertake projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, eight awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were awarded, as well as one scholar award which provides teaching replacement support over one semester.

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A human-focused digital strategy

September 11, 2023 — 
Imagine if your day-to-day tasks at the University of Manitoba became more intuitive and efficient. That’s the future we’re striving to build as part of our digital strategy.

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