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Grad cap 2020


Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

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A midwife examines a pregnant woman in a hospital setting.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Midwifery degree program due for delivery in 2021

May 13, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba’s College of Nursing will introduce a bachelor’s degree program in midwifery in September 2021.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Resilient researchers continue important UM work from home during COVID-19 crisis

April 24, 2020 — 
Cross-disciplinary initiatives and collaborations in order to find a solution

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a swirl of colours like a Jackson Pollock painting

What it is like to be a youth with anxiety

April 16, 2020 — 
This pandemic, one researcher hopes, could help others glimpse into what living with an anxiety disorder is like

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Answering phone queries

Hundreds of UM students volunteering to help fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020 — 
UM students Francis Arevalo and Thomas Koop are profiled as representative of students helping their community

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Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

School of Art

Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Martha Donovan awardees ‘exemplify leadership potential’ among women in Rady Faculty

January 21, 2020 — 
Twelve women in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills thanks to a newly established fund

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interdisciplinary Innovation

December 17, 2019 — 
Three interdisciplinary research projects have been chosen for grants in 2020, the final year of the Rady Innovation Fund

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.


Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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