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Dr. Peter Nickerson and Senator Gigi Osler sit on the stage at the awards evening.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Senator urges current and future doctors to champion equity, diversity

February 24, 2023 — 
“You are stronger than you think,” Senator Gigi Osler told an audience of medical students and physicians at a recent UM awards evening. “Even when the outside world is telling you, ‘No, you’re not capable,’ you are,” said the ear, nose and throat surgeon, a trailblazer who has recently taken on a new role in Ottawa as an independent senator representing Manitoba.

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Remembering Peter Herrndorf, alum, media mogul and friend of UM

February 21, 2023 — 
“He created. He inspired. He led.”

Cover of RadyUM magazine showing the new mural in the Brodie Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New issue of RadyUM magazine highlights Indigenous impact

February 17, 2023 — 
The vibrant mural painted by Indigenous artist Blake Angeconeb on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre is featured on the cover of the latest issue of RadyUM magazine.

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Students walking into UM building with text that reads: UM Board of Governors nominate a UM alum today open until March 13.


Who will be the next alumni representative on the Board of Governors?

February 9, 2023 — 
Nominations for the next alumni representative on the Board of Governors are now open.


A Man Walking in a City with Destroyed Houses


UM extends support following earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

February 8, 2023 — 
Many University of Manitoba students, faculty, staff and alumni have family and friends in Turkey and Syria and are understandably worried and concerned after the devastating earthquakes. We want you to know that we are here for you, and that we support you during this tragic time.

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We signed the Scarborough Charter — now what?

February 5, 2023 — 
Attend the Black History Month keynote and panel event

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Image of stained glass window of blind justice superimposed with the combined trans and queer flag colours

Faculty of Law

Conference shines spotlight on 2SLGBTQ+ legal perspectives

February 3, 2023 — 
The OUTLaws student group at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is collaborating with the Manitoba Bar Association’s SOGIC (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference) section to host a conference regarding the unique legal issues that face 2SLGBTQ+ people living in Manitoba.

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Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law logo

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law thankful for Desautels legacy of Private Enterprise and the Law

February 2, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law joins the University of Manitoba community in remembering its extraordinary benefactor and alum, Marcel A. Desautels, CM, OOnt, OM. A former business leader and one of UM’s, and the Faculty of Law’s most distinguished benefactors and alumni, he passed away on January 31, 2023, at age 88.

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Nominations open for the UM Sustainability Awards

January 30, 2023 — 
Do you have a friend, co-worker or professor who shows leadership, creativity and dedication to a sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals on campus? If so, nominate them for a 2023 UM Sustainability Award.  

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Photos of Sherri Walsh, Dayna Steinfeld, and Jennifer Schulz

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law celebrates exceptional alumni with new award series

January 27, 2023 — 
To celebrate the achievements of graduates, the Faculty of Law created the Faculty of Law Alumni Awards to be presented annually. Nominees demonstrate standards of inspiring professionalism in one of three categories including Outstanding Alumni Award, Emerging Leader Award, and the Trailblazer Award.

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