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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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UM announces its first Vice-Provost (Equity), Tina Chen

September 11, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Tina Chen has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice-Provost (Equity), from September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2027.

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Program expansions advancing health and wellness in Manitoba

September 1, 2023 — 
In recent months, UM announced new funding and increased enrolment capacity for a number of programs. Learn about the governance process for academic program expansions and the introduction of new programs.

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Strategic Initiatives Fund Projects Announced

August 28, 2023 — 
Special funding opportunity targeted short-term projects that address immediate needs related to UM’s strategic mission.

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Libraries News

Apply for a $10,000 grant to create, adapt and adopt OER

August 18, 2023 — 
Apply for a $10,000 grant to create, adapt and adopt OER

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New funding announced for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) development

August 18, 2023 — 
The new SoTL Development Fund was created for those who are new to SoTL to provide opportunities to develop research skills in pedagogy and learning, and to engage with the SoTL community at UM and across Canada.

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