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An Indigenous grandmother and her granddaughter holding a feather.

Donor Relations

The Winnipeg Foundation makes $5-million gift to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

March 14, 2024 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation’s historic and lead gift to a $40-million capital campaign will support the building of a new permanent home for the NCTR in the heart of Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg.

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young adult and older adult reading together


Make a difference in older adults’ lives

March 5, 2024 — 
Are you an UM student who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of older adults? If so, consider becoming an Adult Companionship Service Provider!

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TLC, a painted bronze sculpture of a female bison and her calf.

Donor Relations

Fafard bison sculpture joins the herd

February 21, 2024 — 
UM alum Anita Ross recently donated a painted bronze sculpture by artist and UM alum Joe Fafard to the University of Manitoba. The piece, called TLC, is of a female bison and her calf.

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St. John's College

Immediate availability at St John’s Residence for students needing place to stay

January 3, 2024 — 
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.

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St. John's College

Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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St. John's College

A record-breaking kick-off to start the 2023-24 academic year!

September 11, 2023 — 
A week to remember for the St John's college community to kick-off the 2023-24 academic year.

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Faculty of Science

It’s all about the trees! Let’s plant some!

September 11, 2023 — 
Join us for National Forest Week on September 17-23, 2023.

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St. Paul's College

Dr. Katerina Standish Appointed Director of the Arthur V. Mauro Institute for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College

August 16, 2023 — 
Dr. Katerina Standish appointed as the new Director of the Arthur V. Mauro Institute for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College.

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Physician examines a child's ear.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New family med initiative aims to improve patient care

July 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba department of family medicine, in partnership with Shared Health, is working to reduce wait times and improve patient access through an innovative new program.

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UM Distinguished Visiting Lecturer - Dr. Peter Simcock

Faculty of Social Work

Pushing back against ableism, focusing on capability with Dr. Peter Simcock

July 10, 2023 — 
Highlighting the abilities and contributions of disabled people and older adults ageing with disability can strengthen communities and aid in addressing misconceptions regarding disability. UM Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Peter Simcock, Ph.D., School of Education and Social Work, from Birmingham City University, United Kingdom, will be hosting events related to his research and experience in the physical and sensory disability field. His areas of specialization include social work and sensory impairment, deafness, deafblindness and dual sensory loss as well as working with disabled adults and older people.

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