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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.


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.


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


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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March UM Community Event 2022

UM Community Events March 2022

February 28, 2022 — 
Enjoy livestream midday recitals, cheer on the Bisons track and field team, learn how water purification is sustained in the Climate Series Webinar, and more

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People snowshoeing


Sustainability Day: Taking action for the Sustainable Development Goals

February 24, 2022 — 
UM community invited to participate in virtual sustainability program

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Several staff participate in a virtual event.


Green Events Certification launches

February 23, 2022 — 
Virtual events have increasingly become the main mode of event delivery at the University of Manitoba. A new Green Virtual Events certification offered by the Office of Sustainability will assist community members in creating more sustainable virtual events. to help

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The Metis sash on the statue of Louis Riel at UM


Celebrating Louis Riel Day: Our Way

February 11, 2022 — 
Sharing how we can all participate in our own ways to honour Louis Riel and celebrate the Métis Nation

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Community Events February 2022

Community Events February 2022

February 2, 2022 — 
This February join fellow community members virtually to enjoy insightful lectures by experts, a highly entertaining theatre performance and a thought-provoking financial webinar amongst other intriguing events. Mark your calendars, share these events with your friends and meet us online.

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