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UM researcher posthumously honoured by Government of Canada

December 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced its set of Impact Awards recognizing Canada’s top social sciences and humanities researchers, and one award was bestowed on a UM faculty member who passed away in 2020

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Mrs. Marjorie Douglas celebrates her 110th birthday

The passing of alumna Marjorie Douglas

November 13, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba was saddened to hear of the passing of Marjorie Barbara Douglas (BA/31), who was one of its most senior graduates

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Graphic for Virtual Pitch Competition

Asper School of Business

Exploring the Entrepreneurial Spirit – Virtually

November 11, 2020 — 
On October 29, the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) hosted its first virtual business plan pitch competition as part of its core Asper entrepreneurship course ENTR 2030 and the parallel ENTR 2020 course for non-Asper students.

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COVID-19 pandemic

UM researchers get $9.4M for COVID-19 rapid response grants and clinical trials

September 4, 2020 — 
Research Manitoba has announced $3.8M in research funding to support recipients of the Manitoba COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Competition and eight Manitoba clinical trials related to COVID-19 and applied health research.

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Indigenous architecture student Reanna Merasty and colleague presenting in front of a power point.

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A glimpse into the work of Indigenous students receiving national funding

July 23, 2020 — 
Indigenous student research receives national funding.

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Seniors walking at university

SSHRC invests in researchers studying issues related to individuals and society

July 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.

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UM to offer course on COVID-19 this fall

July 6, 2020 — 
A course on COVID-19 will be offered this fall as an anthropology elective.

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Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge in summer.

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Celebrating Indigenous brilliance for National Indigenous Peoples Month

June 17, 2020 — 
Check out the artists, businesses, podcasts, books and films the Indigenous community at UM is supporting!

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young child at computer

Try these 8 tips to reduce parenting stress during the coronavirus pandemic

April 17, 2020 — 
Parenting can be tough at the best of times, but family life has changed dramatically during social isolation that’s been mandated by COVID-19. The good news is that children thrive in an incredible variety of settings.

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Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Feds won’t buy Pallister’s EI plan, says UM economist

April 16, 2020 — 
UM labour specialist and economist Dr. Wayne Simpson is one of several experts who are doubtful that the federal government would agree to such a plan.

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