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UM launches online resource for networking & mentorship

June 1, 2020 — 
The University has launched UM Café – an online platform powered by Ten Thousand Coffees – to encourage students, alumni and industry partners to network and exchange knowledge and advice.

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Office of Sustainability

Join the Commuter Challenge 2020

May 27, 2020 — 
It’s time to start logging your sustainable commute again – the annual Commuter Challenge will take place from May 31 to June 6 but with a little bit of a work from home twist!

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UM Board of Governors alumni representative for 2020 is Nora Murdock.

Four-time alumna elected to Board of Governors

May 26, 2020 — 
UM alumni have chosen Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78] to bring their voice to the University’s Board of Governors.

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COVID-19 test

Eight days after symptoms, COVID-19 not very infectious

May 26, 2020 — 
UM researchers have found that COVID-19 is not very infectious as soon as eight days after symptoms appear.

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UM community rallies behind students in need

May 20, 2020 — 
A message from UM President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Barnard: One of the many tragedies this global pandemic has inflicted upon us is a deepening of the inequality in our communities, including our own student body. Last month, the University established the COVID-19 UM Student Emergency Fund for those students who are struggling financially due to the impacts of the coronavirus.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pediatric dentistry graduate program alumnae score in top 3% on US exam

May 19, 2020 — 
Two graduates of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s pediatric dentistry graduate program were awarded the 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award.

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Study online, remotely from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Office of Sustainability

UM Sustainability Champions – Celebrating our Sustainability Award Winners

May 13, 2020 — 
During this time of reflection on the year, we’d like to highlight the efforts of some fabulous UM students, staff and faculty in contributing to the betterment of our campus and community! The following winners of the 2020 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Night on March 5.

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CBC: From vaccine research to developing tests, Manitoba scientists playing important part in COVID-19 fight

May 12, 2020 — 
Two research teams from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and another led by a UM alumnus working at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are making an important contribution in the battle against COVID-19

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University of Manitoba intertwined with Manitoba’s story

May 12, 2020 — 
Manitoba Day 2020 marks our province’s 150th anniversary, and what better time to reflect on how the histories of the University of Manitoba and our province are inexorably intertwined.


Paul Soubry [BComm(Hons)/84]

Paul Soubry recognized for service to education

May 11, 2020 — 
Congratulations Mr. Soubry

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