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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

‘We’re proud of the steps UM is taking to create an inclusive and accessible environment’

April 21, 2021 — 
Under the province’s accessible employment standard, employees must complete required training by May 1

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Board of Governor nominations for support staff positions

April 21, 2021 — 
Deadline for nominations is noon on April 30

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A group of UM faculty and staff in UCentre, pre-COVID

Community of Practice for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

April 21, 2021 — 
'Our vision is to bring together UM employees and students to form a community of practice around EDI on campus.'

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Faculty of Science

WFP: Right place at the right time

April 18, 2021 — 
UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry.

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COVID-19 vaccine vials, syringes and a blue mask on a green table.

President’s message on COVID-19 vaccinations

April 16, 2021 — 
'The vaccine gives us great hope that we will be able to get to the other side of this pandemic and resume the in-person engagement we all miss so dearly'

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Joe Pye, an Indigenous pollinator at the UM Permaculture Garden

Office of Sustainability

Celebrate Earth Day all week long

April 15, 2021 — 
From April 19-23, celebrate Earth Day and Restore Our Earth by participating in virtual events and activities from home

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UM staff at the Awards of Excellence celebration.

Human Resources

Recognize outstanding COVID-19 response by nominating support staff for the 2021 Awards of Excellence

April 5, 2021 — 
Support staff employees to be honoured with these awards will demonstrated extraordinary efforts to maintain critical operations, to assist faculty and students in transitioning to online classes, to support critical research or facilitate the shut-down and restart of research activities, and to ensure the safety and well-being of others—all accomplished with emphasis on effectively supporting the academic mission of UM during the pandemic.

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Stay alert for wildlife on campus

March 29, 2021 — 
There's been a recent sighting of a coyote on the UM Fort Garry campus

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Naomi Andrew headshot

Naomi Andrew appointed UM’s new VP (Administration)

March 24, 2021 — 
Ms. Andrew has served the UM community for the past 18 years in numerous roles, including General Counsel, Associate Vice-President (Fair Practices and Legal Affairs) and most recently as Acting Vice-President (Administration)

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Now you can recycle masks and other personal protective equipment

March 23, 2021 — 
New PPD recycling bins to discard disposable masks and other disposable PPE items that cannot or should not be worn anymore

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