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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Joannie Halas named professor emerita

June 22, 2021 — 
The title is one of the University of Manitoba's highest honours. Individuals are selected on their distinguished service to administrative leadership, teaching, research, creative and scholarly works and service.

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Man with dark hair holding a plaque in a black Asper School of Business hoodie.

Asper School of Business

Asper MBA grad finishes program in 16-months

June 17, 2021 — 
For new Asper alumni, Shyam Narayan Moorthi, completing his MBA is just one of the many steps in his long-term plan. The next steps for Morthi are to embark the next stage of his career and bring his family to Canada.

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Three recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship sit around a coffee table with two alumni and the dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy Class of 1966 an inspiration to future pharmacists

June 11, 2021 — 
While 2021 graduates Megha Kaushal and Cole Janke are grateful for the financial assistance they received as recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship, it was the meaningful connections they made with members of the class that made a lasting impression.

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law alumna turns class assignment into TV script

June 9, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law alumna Anjali Sandhu [JD/2020] was known at Robson Hall for maintaining a busy schedule both on stage and in the classroom throughout her law school career. Now an associate lawyer at MLT Aikins’ Winnipeg office called to the bar this spring, she was selected to pitch a screenplay - originally written as a law school assignment - to the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices initiative at the Banff World Media Festival happening (virtually this year) June 14 – July 16, 2021.

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Alumni

Alumni POV: Choosing visibility

June 9, 2021 — 
This Pride month, UM alumna Teri Stevens explains why she's chosen to be visibly queer

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Students

Working in Good Ways: A framework for Indigenous community engagement now available for download

June 7, 2021 — 
The framework and accompanying set of resources are part of an Indigenous Initiatives funded project that focuses on building and caring for relationships with Indigenous communities.

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People embrace in front of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As an Indigenous doctor, I see the legacy of residential schools and ongoing racism in today’s health care

June 7, 2021 — 
'The legacy of residential schools is not just in the intergenerational trauma and impacts on Indigenous families and communities — it is also in the health care system'

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Faculty AT director earns national recognition

June 7, 2021 — 
Jackie Elliott, the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's athletic therapy program director, has been bestowed with 2021 Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association.

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Classroom in Uttar Pradesh, India.

UM in India

June 3, 2021 — 
When the pandemic hit India a year ago, UM researchers were asked by the government of Uttar Pradesh to help provide support in dealing with the pandemic

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Carter Wilson

Asper School of Business

Asper alumnus hopes to inspire more Indigenous CPAs

June 2, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business alumnus, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18], is one of few Indigenous CPAs in Canada – and is hoping to change that.

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