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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Fifty years of northern partnership celebrated at health gala

February 7, 2020 — 
Speaker Ovide Mercredi predicts health-care self-determination for Indigenous people as UM marks five decades of collaborative health service in the North

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David Asper and David Milgaard will both receive honorary degrees at UM 141st spring convocation

David Asper and David Milgaard to receive honorary degrees at 141st spring convocation

January 31, 2020 — 
During the 141st annual Spring Convocation of the University of Manitoba on June 5, 2020, honorary degrees will be awarded to two remarkable people whose life stories have intertwined.

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A pink cloud at sunset throws a lightning bolt to the Prairie below

Students launch new platform to effect change in Manitoba 

January 29, 2020 — helps youth connect their passions to actions 

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Bell Let's Talk Day promotion

Bell Let’s Talk Day – Every action counts

January 22, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba will be joining the conversation with Bell Let's Talk on January 29, find out what's happening and how you can take part.

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Office of Sustainability

Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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Indigenous Elder Male


New Lunch & Learn series focused on Indigenous Community Engagement

January 10, 2020 — 
Community Service-Learning is hosting a new series to share principles, practices and questions emerging from consultations

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Office of Sustainability

New Year’s Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2020

January 6, 2020 — 
Here are some practical resolutions for a more sustainable 2020!

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The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967

UM Today editors pick their top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
It’s been another amazing year at UM Today where we published more than 1,400 stories ranging from groundbreaking research to outstanding alumni achievements to incredible student success stories

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President David Barnard sits with Visionary Conversations panelists.


Visionary Conversations asks: what does a decolonized Canada look like?

December 17, 2019 — 
More than 400 people gathered at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to hear leading experts discuss how we can build a country based on mutual respect and fairness

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Alternative Reading Week 2019


Gain community engagement experience in Winnipeg with Alternative Reading Week

December 16, 2019 — 
Taking part in this program gives insight into the work of local organizations, and offers the opportunity to implement a hands-on project that meets community needs

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