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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Strategic Initiatives Support Fund projects generate momentum for UM’s strategic mission

July 11, 2024 — 
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) is pleased to announce 35 projects awarded funding, totaling over $2.2 million, through the Strategic Initiatives Support Fund (SISF). As the newly funded projects get underway, many projects from last year’s SISF fund have been completed. Read about three examples of impact from the SISF 2023-2024.

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Instructor Snehil Dua

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Bringing work-integrated learning into the classroom with Dr. Snehil Dua

July 2, 2024 — 
The hot lunch project is one of many ways that Dr. Snehil Dua incorporates Experiential Learning (EL) into her teaching. She is always looking for ways to help her students be prepared for the dynamic demands of the food industry.

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Theodore Biggs-Engel posing with two awards at Map the System

UM student earns 4th in Canadian systems thinking competition

June 4, 2024 — 
In 2024 UM participated for the first time in Map the System, a systems thinking competition. Unlike hackathons or case competitions where participants work towards a solution, Map the System is focused on deeply understanding a problem using systems thinking.

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Dr. Rusty Souleymanov holding an Outstanding University of Manitoba Teacher Award

Faculty of Social Work

Dr. Rusty Souleymanov Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

May 28, 2024 — 
The Faculty of Social Work is proud to announce that Dr. Rusty Souleymanov, associate dean of Undergraduate Programs and associate professor, has been honoured with the prestigious Outstanding University of Manitoba Teacher award by The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. This accolade recognizes Dr. Souleymanov’s exceptional commitment to excellence in education, notably his dedication to fostering inclusive and transformative learning environments.


Left to right: Dr. Richard Jochelson, Dean of Law; Ingrid Moehlmann, high school French teacher of (next) Seth Lozinski, Faculty of Law Outstanding Student award winner; Brandon Trask, Assistant Professor, UM Faculty of Law; Diane Hiebert-Murphy, Provost and Vice-President Academic.

Faculty of Law

Law student honours teachers’ passion, knowledge, and sincerity

May 27, 2024 — 
This year’s STRR reception was held on May 2 with Seth Lozinski (they/them) selected as the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Student. In turn, Lozinski chose their high school French teacher Ingrid Moehlmann and Assistant Professor Brandon Trask from the Faculty of Law as teachers who had the biggest impact on their education.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Teaching Café 2024: Accessible Pedagogy at the University of Manitoba

March 13, 2024 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning will celebrate teaching innovation by hosting the annual Teaching Café on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, to be held in room 200 – Education.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Give teaching through entrepreneurship a second look

March 5, 2024 — 
The Teaching Through Entrepreneurship workshop is on March 19 at 10 am

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Funding available for innovative research on teaching and learning

February 14, 2024 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for UM professors, instructors, and librarians to engage in research projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Shared panel discussion to address trauma-informed teaching online

January 16, 2024 — 
The Manitoba Flexible Learning Hub will host a panel discussion on January 26 on trauma-informed teaching for post-secondary instructors focusing on how to apply principles for online and blended courses.

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attendees having a discussion at an Experiential Learning Gathering

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Experiential Learning Consultations: Faculty and Instructors

January 15, 2024 — 
By reconciling academic learning outcomes with authentic experiences and real-world contexts, experiential learning equips students with the knowledge, competencies and skill they need to thrive in today’s rapidly changing world.

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