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A love letter to UM: 10 things students love about this university

February 14, 2024 — 
For Valentine' Day, we have a special love letter from students. From easy access to nature, gardens and park-like settings to spiritual spaces and experiences that  transform their learning experiences. Check out the video to see more and Happy Valentine's Day!

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Headshot of Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

February 5, 2024 — 
Join together for the 2024 Knight Lecture on March 7 to recognize the achievements of this remarkable woman and draw inspiration from her stories.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business students receive Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards

December 7, 2023 — 
Two Asper School of Business undergraduate students have received Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards (MIYAAs). Brenden Tait won in the Academic (Senior) category, while John Lodge won in the Business/Entrepreneurship category.

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The Village Lab team

Faculty of Social Work

HIV research that takes a village

November 30, 2023 — 
What kind of impact could HIV doulas have on the health and well-being of someone newly diagnosed with HIV? UM's Village Lab and community partner Ka Ni Kanichihk aim to find out.

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Faculty of Education

CBC Manitoba: Schools in Winnipeg School Division seek alternatives to churches for grads, other events

November 9, 2023 — 
Schools in Winnipeg School Division seek alternatives to churches for grads, other events

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Metis PhD student and Indigenous Veteran, Shauna Mulligan, beside a photo of her grandfather, who also served in the military

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UM honours Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day

November 8, 2023 — 
Shauna Mulligan is a Métis PhD student in Indigenous Studies and Army Reserve Veteran, having served from 1995 to 2002 as a Medical Assistant. She shares with UM Today, her family's rich history of military service. A legacy, she says, runs to the very core of who she is as a person.

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graphic overlay of picture of Willow Allen with a pink outline around her figure.

International Inuit Day

November 7, 2023 — 
In honour of International Inuit Day, we celebrate UM student Willow Allen and her efforts to amplify Inuit culture and voices.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Education as intervention

September 22, 2023 — 
This UM grad is testing how education can reduce racism towards Indigenous people

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Faculty of Law

What action on Indigenous law could mean for everyone

September 13, 2023 — 
Inaugural interdisciplinary conference open to community

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2023 Schulich Leaders Cody McDonald and Simar Ubhi walk across campus. They are smiling as they talk to each other and there are green trees in the background. Cody wears glasses and dark clothing under a plaid shirt. Simar wears a blue dress shirt with khakis.

Students

Impressive resumes and bright futures: meet the 2023 Schulich Leaders

September 8, 2023 — 
Two outstanding incoming UM students have once again been awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships. Simar Ubhi (Engineering), from Kildonan-East Collegiate, and Cody McDonald (Science), from Murdoch Mackay Collegiate, are this year’s Schulich Leaders.  

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