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UM President Michael Benarroch and Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas at the unveiling of the bust of Dr. Plummer on Sept. 8, 2022.

Celebrating world-renowned infectious disease researcher Dr. Francis Plummer

September 13, 2022 — 
New bust added to Innovation Plaza in honour of UM researcher

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Queen Elizabeth II in 1959 in Manitoba.

UM Today News

Flags lowered for Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba mourns the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Alumni News

New UM Alumni Association home games sponsorship strengthens its support of the Bisons

September 9, 2022 — 
Beginning this month alumni may use promo code UMALUMNI22 to obtain up to four free tickets to any home game

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Volcanic eruption and lava lake

Culprit behind mass extinction identified, motive remains unknown

September 9, 2022 — 
A team of scientists has found the mechanism that has triggered past extinction events

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Runes from rare Scandinavian book.

Global News: U of M acquires rare medieval Scandinavian book

September 9, 2022 — 
'This guy's role in terms of preserving medieval Icelandic literature is incredible and then to produce this kind of scholarly work about it is just amazing'

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Royal Society of Canada crest

Research and International News

Two new RSC scholars named at UM

September 8, 2022 — 
History professor Esyllt Jones, Faculty of Arts, has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and associate professor Robert Mizzi, Faculty of Education, has been elected as member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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An illustration of Billy the Bison wearing a face mask.

Students News

Be a good Bison!

September 7, 2022 — 
As we get together this September, we can all do our part to take care of each other and keep our campuses healthy and functioning by following UM Covid-19 protocols.


President Michael Benarroch speaks with a student at Migizii Agamik.

Welcome to Fall Term 2022

September 6, 2022 — 
A message from UM President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch

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Students in masks walking on the Fort Garry campus

UM Today News

What’s open on both campuses

September 6, 2022 — 
Find the status of campus services and businesses, updated Sept. 6, 2022

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Blue graphic with text stating: Distinguished Alumni Awards

Alumni News

Distinguished Alumni Awards a highlight of Homecoming 2022

September 2, 2022 — 
Celebration of Excellence Gala dinner to honour five extraordinary alumni for their remarkable accomplishments and contributions

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