May 3, 2017
UM Today Week at a Glance
This Week's Headlines

Transformative $10-M donation

Great-West Life, Investors Group and Power Corporation of Canada creating unique leadership institute at U of M

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Celebration of Excellence a sold-out success

Distinguished Alumni Awards event presents inspiring stories and performances

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‘Young Indigenous Canadians deserve the best education possible’

Indigenous leaders to gather with former PM at U of M on May 4

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Lynn Zapshala-Kelln appointed Vice-President (Administration)

‘She will bring exceptional leadership to the portfolio’

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Province announces law to address sexual violence on campuses

New requirement for post-secondary institutions to help educate, prevent and respond to sexual violence

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Highest number of Indigenous students from U of M set to graduate

28th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow set for May 6

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Geoff Gray signs as priority free agent with Green Bay Packers

Second U of M Bisons player to get an NFL spot in as many years

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Circles for Reconciliation project draws federal support

Grassroots initiative aims to establish trusting relationships

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Hot off the press

Take a look inside the new issue of UM Today The Magazine

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Section of ALC parking lot temporarily closed

Early morning of May 5, reopens at 8 a.m.

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University-Unifor bargaining update

Anticipate successful negotiation by fall 2017

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Celebrate teaching innovation

Teaching Café for teaching faculty and staff: Register now for this fun event

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Trending: For the week of May 1 – 7

Current hashtags plus other social media bits & pieces

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Upcoming Events

Agriculture Convocation Ceremony

Friday, May 5 | Beginning at 3:30 p.m. | Investors Group Athletic Centre

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Jane’s Walk

Saturday, May 6 | 10 a.m. | Meet at the Administration Building, 66 Chancellors Circle

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2017 Margaret Elder Distinguished Visitor presents Lisa Bourque Bearskin

Monday, May 8 | Panel discussion at 10 a.m., presentation at 1:30 p.m. | Room 260, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing

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Manitoba Materials Conference

Tuesday, May 9 | EITC atrium and adjacent rooms

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Cleantech Research & Partnership Showcase

Wednesday, May 10 | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | RBC Convention Centre

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Science Rendezvous

Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Engineering Building and the Science Complex Buildings

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Mother’s Day at Active Living Centre

Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 | All mothers invited to use the Active Living Centre and all fitness and recreation facilities at the Fort Garry campus for free

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Academic Integrity Inter-Institutional Meeting 2017

Friday, June 2 | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Churchill/Boissevain Rooms (543/544) in University Centre

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