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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Transgender Awareness Week 2022: Show up, speak up, support one another

November 14, 2022 — 
During Transgender Awareness Week, from November 13 to 19, individuals and organizations are focusing attention on the stories and experiences of transgender people and communities to bring awareness, education and change to the issues faced by transgender people.

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Faculty of Education

Strengthening the Status Queer: A Leadership Symposium for and by Queer People

October 26, 2022 — 
The symposium was intended for aspiring and experienced two spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or queer (2SLGBTQ) leaders, and general nonconforming people who have an interest in queer leadership.


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UM degree sets new grads up for success

October 17, 2022 — 
Meet some outstanding graduates of UM’s class of 2022. Fall Convocation will be held from October 19-20 (Fort Garry campus) and on October 27 (Bannatyne campus).

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty community marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 11, 2022 — 
Hundreds of people from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community – and from across UM campuses – wore orange shirts on Sept. 29 and participated in events to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Research and International

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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

MN student researches trans health education, teaching: ‘Gender-affirming care is beneficial for everyone’

August 19, 2022 — 
MN student hopes hoping their thesis research will lead to more comprehensive education around intersectional gender -affirming care and trans health in health-care programs.

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People hold a large UM Pride flag on Memorial Avenue in Winnipeg. Photo from the Winnipeg Pride Parade 2022.

Best Diversity Employer award reflects ongoing equity, diversity and inclusion work at UM

July 12, 2022 — 
UM was one of 75 Canadian organizations in 2022 recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for leadership in creating inclusive workplaces for employees

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law Class of 2022

June 6, 2022 — 
Four members of this remarkable group of future lawyers joined us in conversation to reflect on their chosen career paths and law school experiences

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Fenton Litwiller, wearing a jean jacket, smiles in the woods

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Fenton Litwiller’s research program builds recreation curriculum for queer youth

June 2, 2022 — 
Fenton Litwiller’s is presently developing a youth recreation curriculum that explores gender through drag and everyday makeup, revealing the importance of gender affirming youth programming in the field of community development and recreation.

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Pride Parade 2021

Let’s come together for Pride 2022, a message from President Michael Benarroch

May 30, 2022 — 
Progress Pride Flag to permanently fly on the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses; join us at the Pride Parade

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