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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000


New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus

January 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).

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Kyla Wiens standing in front of limestone building.

Faculty of Arts

Online parenting forum offers unique student research experience

January 12, 2023 — 
Kyla Wiens, a third year Psychology Honours student in the Faculty of Arts, started university knowing she wanted to pursue graduate studies in clinical psychology. Understanding that research experience is an essential element in graduate studies applications, she started looking for opportunities early in her second year of studies. The Undergraduate Research Award (URA) was a perfect fit.

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Portrait of Valerie Williams.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Inclusion is a right,’ says leader of Rady Faculty drive for equity, diversity, inclusion

January 12, 2023 — 
Valerie Williams is inspired to do the pivotal work she does in the area of equity, diversity and inclusion because she believes deeply that every person – regardless of their identity – should be treated with dignity.

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“A place of belonging, friendship and learning”

January 12, 2023 — 
Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program continues to grow across the province

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children in classroom

Faculty of Education

What exactly is ‘neurodiversity?’ Using accurate language about disability matters in schools

January 6, 2023 — 
The connection between language and meaning has been well established. The language we use is directly related to the way we view and treat others. Inclusive language is imperative to achieve equitable change, grounded in human rights and social justice.

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Faculty of Arts

Improving treatment options for postpartum depression

November 28, 2022 — 
Kayla Joyce joins UM as a 2022 Vanier Scholar

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Royal Society of Canada crest

Research and International

Two new RSC scholars named at UM

September 8, 2022 — 
History professor Esyllt Jones, Faculty of Arts, has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and associate professor Robert Mizzi, Faculty of Education, has been elected as member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Six Canada Research Chairs announced at UM

June 6, 2022 — 
'Their successful appointment recognizes them among the best in Canada in their respective fields'

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The admin building on UM's Fort Garry Campus on a summer day. Students are milling in the foreground

University bestows honours on outstanding faculty, staff and community members

June 4, 2022 — 
Awards and honours to be presented at 2022 Spring Convocation ceremonies

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