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Family mental health crisis: Parental depression, anxiety during COVID-19 will affect kids too

August 17, 2020 — 
The potential long-term consequences on children from increased parental stress, anxiety and depression are only beginning to be understood.

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Meghan Azad, UM researcher in pediatric health sits in an office at a desk next to a computer.

UM pediatric researcher comments on World Breastfeeding Week

August 4, 2020 — 
UM researcher Dr. Meghan Azad is Canada Research Chair in Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease and a research scientist at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM). She was on CTV Winnipeg Morning Live to talk about the importance of breastfeeding.

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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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Susan Gottheil, Vice-Provost (Students);, Dawn Montebruno, Executive Director, Campus Children’s Centre; Jakob Sanderson, UMSU president; Carl Neumann, UMGSA president; David Barnard, U of M President and Vice-Chancellor; Sarah Guillemard, MLA Fort Richmond; and Jon Reyes, MLA St. Norbert

Students

Campus Children’s Centre grand opening

January 10, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba officially opened the Campus Children’s Centre at a ceremony

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Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie, Canada Research Chair in Neuro-oncology and Human Stem Cells

Study finds brain tumour cells are killed by targeting marker

July 5, 2018 — 
U of M research has found a marker on a common brain tumour is linked to drug responsiveness

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Why Twitter is for the Birds

November 7, 2017 — 
As part of the Joan Irvine Lecture Series, Hlynka is giving a presentation this week on what educational technology is doing for us and to us.

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Why parents should never spank children

October 30, 2017 — 
The research clearly shows that spanking is related to an increased likelihood of many poor health, social and developmental outcomes

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Kristjan Mann, president of UMGSA, congratulated all grad students on their commitment to providing accessible and affordable childcare. // Photo by Mike Latschislaw

Daycare spaces get boost through UMGSA gift to Front and Centre campaign

April 27, 2016 — 
University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association gives $300K

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Province’s childcare announcement falls in line with current U of M initiative

January 12, 2016 — 
The Province of Manitoba announced the next steps toward creating universally accessible child care for families in Manitoba.

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Faculty of Education

Student well-being should be a focus in schools, conference told

December 1, 2015 — 
'Schooling is much more than simply academics. It is about developing contributing citizens who are well'

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