community engagement News Archive
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.
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.
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
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!
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
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.
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.
May 5, 2022 —
Take a stroll with guide, Kevin Handkamer, UM campus planner, and learn about our oldest trees, our expanding arboretum, and some of the history, challenges and future opportunities for urban forestry on campus.
May 5, 2022 —
Open to all UM students, staff and faculty, the survey assessed the knowledge of the UM community regarding both general sustainability awareness and UM-specific initiatives and information. It aims to provide baseline data on the UM community and act as a guide for future sustainable education efforts on our campuses.
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.