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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehab partnership with First Nations grows

December 15, 2022 — 
A First Nations partnership at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences has doubled its community reach in the last six years.

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2022 Celebration of Giving and Sharing Magis Award recipients

St. Paul's College

2022 Celebration of Giving and Sharing honours award winners

November 28, 2022 — 
It was a "full house" at this year's Vegas-themed Celebration of Giving and Sharing at St. Paul’s College.

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St. Paul's College

St. Paul’s College to honour Ignatian Society’s 2022 Magis Prize Recipients

November 10, 2022 — 
On November 22nd, five St. Paul's College community members will be honoured with the Ignatian Society’s Magis Prize at the 2022 Celebration of Giving and Sharing.

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Fort Garry campus people walking

Sustainability

UM improves on STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

November 7, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba has earned a STARS gold rating for a second time in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance. UM’s 2022 STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website.

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New waste bins at Bannatyne campus.

Sustainability

Bin it to Win it this Waste Reduction Week

October 14, 2022 — 
Waste Reduction Week is back! UM is participating in Waste Reduction Week by hosting a variety of events on campus and sharing helpful tips on Instagram to help you reduce waste at home.

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Dr. Wattamon Srisakuldee.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New award honours memory of scientist who championed patient engagement

September 28, 2022 — 
The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) has established a new award in memory of a valued colleague who passed away last year

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Person cycles towards Fort Garry campus on a pathway through Southwood lands.

Sustainability

Rolling into bronze

July 11, 2022 — 
UM students, faculty and staff cycled, walked, took transit, carpooled, and worked and studied from home during Commuter Challenge week. Don’t let your sustainable commutes stop here!

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Eastern Transportation Corridor seating area

Sustainability

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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