OCTOBER 23, 2019
UM Today Week at a Glance
Event this Week - Parking Restrictions in Effect
This Week's Headlines

The Asper Foundation creates unprecedented new entrance bursary

$5M gift removes barriers for students demonstrating financial need

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In Focus: Student Success Month

Highlighting student stories and events from support units across campus

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UM congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

University looks forward to working with federal government

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Update on the brand initiative

New brand and visual identity provide compelling framework for our collective story

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Celebrating the work of an Access student and artist

Creation Story illustrated on glass at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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New fund supports leadership development for women in the Rady Faculty

New opportunities for students and faculty

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Confronting the legacies of colonial violence

Panel discussion this evening to examine lasting impacts of historical persecution

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Advocating for justice and reparations in Uganda

On Oct. 24, activists share journey from advocacy to signed law

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First serve for Bisons volleyball

Men's and women's teams host home openers on Oct. 26

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Things to Know This Week

Employees can claim premium payments for Healthcare Spending Account reimbursement

Check Employee Self-Service for online statement and more info

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E-waste Drive

Bring your old electronics to be recycled at drop-off locations Oct. 22 – 24

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Retirement planning sessions for faculty and staff

Registration now open for sessions on Nov. 12, 13 and 15

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Upcoming Events

Accessible Pathways to Success

Thursday, Oct. 24 | Doors open 2:30 p.m. | Graduate Student Lounge, 217 UMSU University Centre

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Unsettling Ideas Book Club – campus meeting

Thursday, Oct. 24 | 11:30 a.m. | Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

Thursday, Oct. 24 | 1 – 4 p.m. | UMSU University Centre, Manitoba Rooms 210-224

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Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series: Niigaan Sinclair

Wednesday, Oct. 30 | 1:30 p.m. | 306 Tier Building

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Event Day: Bombers versus Stampeders

Friday, Oct. 25 | Parking restrictions start at 6:00 p.m.

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Pumpkin Carving Party

Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Bruce D. Campbell Farm & Food Discovery Centre,
1290 Research Station Road, Glenlea

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