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Desautels Faculty of Music Associate Professor Will Bonness [BMus(Perf)/09]

‘Change of Plans’ pays off

May 17, 2022 — 
Desautels Faculty of Music Associate Professor Will Bonness wins Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year (Solo)


David Ambrose poses in his play therapy clinic, with gym mats and colourful balls behind him.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Therapist at Play

May 17, 2022 — 
When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.

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UM friends and alumni among 2022 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 12, 2022 — 
Twelve Manitobans will soon receive the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour

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A female Indigenous nursing student stands in front of the College of Nursing building.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Celebrating UM Indigenous nursing grads

May 12, 2022 — 
In honour of National Nursing Week, Mahkwa omushki kiim: Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education (PINE), which offers support to Indigenous students at the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, reached out to several Indigenous nursing alumni to learn about their careers and reflections on their time at UM. Below are a selection of the responses.

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Faculty of Arts

Winnipeg Free Press: Psychology professor remembered

May 12, 2022 — 
Dr. Rayleen De Luca [MA/81, PhD/85], professor of psychology is remembered for her advocacy work on behalf of vulnerable children and families along with a life-long commitment to caring for others.

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Portrait of Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Filling a Need

May 10, 2022 — 
When Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi [DMD/91] was a UM dental student, she took part in a two-week rotation in northern Manitoba that changed her life.

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UM Home Ec class of 1960 celebrate their 60th reunion over Zoom.


Revitalizing friendships and the value of volunteering

April 26, 2022 — 
UM Home Ec alumni celebrate their 60th reunion, discuss the importance of volunteering during National Volunteer Week

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succulents in white pots on a table

Office of Sustainability

Let’s Pot a Plant and Talk About Climate Anxiety

April 19, 2022 — 
This year, to celebrate Earth Day, the Office of Sustainability is hosting an eco-anxiety wellness event on April 22.

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Winnipeg Free Press: A ‘remarkable physician leader’

April 18, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson celebrated for her service to Indigenous people and other communities

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Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow returns

April 14, 2022 — 
After two years, the Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow is back!

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