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University of Manitoba (UM) student Shirley Wang [BSc/17].

UMRA bursary provides relief, opportunity

September 21, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba Retirees Association bursary is awarded to a deserving UM student pursuing an academic program who is facing financial challenges

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Advice on starting Fall Term from alumni who’ve been there

September 20, 2021 — 
During Homecoming, UM grads share words of wisdom and welcome for students starting Fall Term

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Office of Sustainability

UM ReShop Moving Online

September 20, 2021 — 
Through the ReShop Online, UM can continue to reduce its waste and serve our community in a sustainable way.

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UM admin building and sunrise

Homecoming reminds us we are part of something greater

September 17, 2021 — 
Next week, UM is hosting Homecoming 2021, a time for our alumni and university community to come together in celebration of being a part of something greater

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From Pandemic to Endemic: What does the future hold?

September 15, 2021 — 
President Benarroch speaks with local thought-leaders at this engaging Homecoming 2021 event

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In-person and virtual events supported new UM students as they kicked off the Fall Term

September 14, 2021 — 
Over the last month, Student Engagement and Success has presented a suite of virtual and in-person programming designed to ensure that UM’s newest students have the tools and resources they need to thrive during their time in university.

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Portrait of Dr. James Blanchard.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. James Blanchard to give Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture

September 13, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba professor Dr. James Blanchard will give this year’s Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture in Medicine and Society virtually on Sept. 17 at 12 p.m.

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close-up of woman leaning against brick wall looking into the camera

Faculty of Arts

Diverse talent latest Writer-In-Residence

September 10, 2021 — 
Frances Koncan [BA/2010] is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Koncan will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2021.

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Michael and Christine Egan at her Ph.D. convocation 1999.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health sciences alum remembered on 9/11 anniversary

September 10, 2021 — 
Twenty years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences continues to honour the legacy of Dr. Christine Egan, a Max Rady College of Medicine alumna who was visiting her brother, Michael, at the World Trade Center in New York when the twin towers were struck by hijacked passenger jets in the infamous terrorist attack. 

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Notes from an alumna auntie

September 8, 2021 — 
Alumna Sonya Ballantyne offers tips for Indigenous UM students

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