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Eastern Transportation Corridor seating area

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New multi-use path at Fort Garry ready for a ride or walk

June 20, 2022 — 
On your next lunch hour, be sure to visit the new Eastern Transportation Corridor (ETC) multi-use path. The corridor runs along the eastern edge of the Fort Garry campus, adjacent to the Point Lands, including Freedman Crescent, Saunderson Street and Dysart Road

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Students from the Max Rady College of Medicine gathered in the Legislative Building

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Med students advocate for harm reduction

June 13, 2022 — 
Students from the Max Rady College of Medicine spoke with politicians from the New Democratic Party, Liberal party and governing Progressive Conservative party at the legislative building last month to discuss implementing harm reduction strategies in Manitoba as part of their annual Provincial Lobby Day.

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Mawachihitotaak 2022 logo with Métis flower and sash elements.

Indigenous

2022 Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) recipients

June 8, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) is open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries administrative units and, new to 2022, student groups. These funds support unit-based projects that advance the Indigenous achievement and engagement goals as stated in Our Shared Future: Building on our Strategic Plan.

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Trees in Fall colours along Curry Place walkway.

Sustainability

Jane’s Walk: Our Urban Forest

May 5, 2022 — 
Take a stroll with guide, Kevin Handkamer, UM campus planner, and learn about our oldest trees, our expanding arboretum, and some of the history, challenges and future opportunities for urban forestry on campus.

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Fort Garry campus, looking along the pedway with Engineering and Admin buildings in sight.

Sustainability

Assessing UM Literacy and Culture of Sustainability: Survey Results

May 5, 2022 — 
Open to all UM students, staff and faculty, the survey assessed the knowledge of the UM community regarding both general sustainability awareness and UM-specific initiatives and information. It aims to provide baseline data on the UM community and act as a guide for future sustainable education efforts on our campuses.

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Cary Miller, Native Studies Department Head

Faculty of Arts

Summer Institute on Literacy in Indigenous Content open to UM faculty and staff

May 3, 2022 — 
This summer, University of Manitoba faculty and staff have the opportunity to explore the cultural and historical context of Indigenous peoples in Manitoba and across Canada – virtually.

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Photo of Jesse and Taylor.

Indigenous

UM Today features Indigenous graduates

May 3, 2022 — 
Learn the stories of Jesse McGregor and Taylor Tutkaluke

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Earth Day 2022: A message from President Michael Benarroch

April 18, 2022 — 
'A day to raise awareness of environmental concerns and the need to change the way we think about climate―and not just weather extremes, but the political and business climate as well'

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The Manitoba Legislative Building in winter. // Image from the Legislative Assembly/Facebook.

University of Manitoba community invited to weigh-in on tuition policy

April 13, 2022 — 
The Manitoba government has launched a new survey through EngageMB to consult with post-secondary partners, students and the public to obtain input that will inform the development of a new tuition and student fee policy.

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Students walk the path in front of Tier Building on Fort Garry campus in winter 2020.

Sustainability

UM Literacy and Culture of Sustainability Survey now available

February 28, 2022 — 
The Office of Sustainability wants to hear from you! The Literacy and Culture of Sustainability survey is now available to assess the knowledge that student, staff and faculty have of both general sustainability awareness and University of Manitoba-specific initiatives and information. This survey aims to provide baseline data on the UM community and act as a guide for future sustainable education efforts on our campuses.

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