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Courageous UM Med student just one of Winnipeg’s heroes

March 28, 2020 — 
A feature article on local heroes by Winnipeg Free Press reporters Ben Waldman, Joyanne Pursaga and Ryan Thorpe includes a short profile of UM medical student Juan Mohadeb

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Flags of the world

Tracking the spread of COVID-19 across the globe

March 25, 2020 — 
Mathematician Dr. Julien Arino in the UM Faculty of Science is part of a team that received a Canada Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant worth $666,667 to study the spread of COVID-19

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Manitoba Legislature

Profile of MB Chief Medical & Nursing Officers, alumni Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa

March 24, 2020 — 
In a feature profiling Canada's Chief Medical Officers across the country, Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press noted two outstanding UM alumni

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2020 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship cancelled due to COVID-19

March 5, 2020 — 
U SPORTS, in conjunction with University of Manitoba announced this evening the cancellation of the 2020 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship due to the evolving global situation regarding COVID-19.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Breakfast recognizes community partners in shaping future health professionals

March 4, 2020 — 
The message of the third annual Community Partner Recognition Breakfast was that working with community organizations can profoundly affect how Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students practice when they enter their profession.

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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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