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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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Office of Sustainability

Join in Plastic Free July

July 6, 2021 — 
Join the global movement and be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Making small changes to everyday habits makes a huge difference—on a local and global level.

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The Pride flag on Fort Garry campus in 2016.

Showing our Pride

June 18, 2021 — 
While most celebrations of diversity and Pride events in Manitoba are postponed until September, we wanted to reflect now on what Pride means to the UM community

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June 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

June 11, 2021 — 
Listen, learn and gain important insight from UM’s virtual community events during the month of June.

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Planting a tree

UM students plant over 5,000 trees for the Manitoba School Tree Planting Challenge

June 11, 2021 — 
Need an idea for something to do during a lockdown? Plant a tree.

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Quilted fabric collage by Nicki Ferland | Working in Good Ways cover image

Students

Working in Good Ways: A framework for Indigenous community engagement now available for download

June 7, 2021 — 
The framework and accompanying set of resources are part of an Indigenous Initiatives funded project that focuses on building and caring for relationships with Indigenous communities.

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Office of Sustainability

Commutes look different this year – and so will the Commuter Challenge

May 20, 2021 — 
The annual Commuter Challenge will take place from May 30 to June 5 – and this year, it’s expanding!

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Office of Sustainability

Steering around the potholes of spring cycling

May 17, 2021 — 
Follow a few tips from the Office of Sustainability and UMCycle to help find your route, arrive safely and secure your bicycle

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