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Office of Sustainability

Play The World’s Future: A Sustainable Development Goals Game

October 15, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba community is invited to register to play The World’s Future: A Sustainable Development Goals game, a unique social simulation game developed by the Centre for Systems Solutions.

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Doug Ruth stands and a podium wearing a white hard hat and a suit and tie. To his left, there is a rendering of the new Engineering Information and Technology Complex.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Friends of Engineering to match gifts to scholarship fund

October 14, 2021 — 
Every dollar donated to the Douglas and Beverly Ruth Centenary Award in Engineering, up to $10,000, will be matched by Friends of Engineering, as well as an additional fifty cents from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative.

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Office of Sustainability

New sustainability course launches on UM Learn

October 5, 2021 — 
Just in time for Sustainability Month, the Office of Sustainability has released a short course on UM Learn available to all community members

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Office of Sustainability

Get ready, get set for Sustainability Month at UM

September 28, 2021 — 
Celebrate a sustainable future by participating in a variety of virtual green events and activities throughout the month of October

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A large group of people wearing orange shirts that say Every Child Matters walk on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty dean encourages participation in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 27, 2021 — 
On Thursday, Sept. 30, the University of Manitoba will be closed in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a federal statutory holiday.

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Science students contribute to Million Tree Challenge on National Tree Day

September 24, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science partnered with Science Rendezvous, UNESCO, Trees Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba Forestry and Peatlands Branch, Ariel Gordon, author of Tree Talk, and Tree Canada to help the community take action

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Binh Nguyen plays defense against a player holding the ball.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

SWISH helps basketball player realize dream of playing pro

September 20, 2021 — 
Binh Nguyen went from shooting hoops in parking lot E of the Bannatyne campus to playing professional basketball in Vietnam.

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Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law logo

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law moves forward with plans for the future of the Desautels Centre

August 27, 2021 — 
Exciting news is on the horizon at Robson Hall for students and scholars of private enterprise law. The Faculty of Law is home to the Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law, the focus of which is to develop a multi-faceted and clinical approach to understanding private businesses, with law and business being the two pillars of the practice and area of study.

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Aug. 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 4, 2021 — 
In recognition of this important day, it is fitting to discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration in Canada. Why is it important, and how does it help address the challenges we currently face in Canada?

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A health-care worker wearing a face shield injects a needle into a client's arm.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Future health professionals shine on vaccination front lines

July 20, 2021 — 
When the call went out for paid staff to work at Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, many students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences felt honoured to join the ranks.

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