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Libraries open study spaces for students taking classes on campus

August 13, 2020 — 
Beginning August 17, students who have classes on campus may find quiet study space in the Libraries from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

No ‘back to normal’ after COVID-19

August 12, 2020 — 
COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the inequities of Canada’s current “curative” health-care system and the problems associated with viewing health policy in isolation from social factors.

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Beautiful summertime shot of the Admin Building, taken for Instagram by @s.faarisphotos

Update on COVID recovery plans as phased, safe return continues

August 12, 2020 — 
Approved activity includes limited reopening of FG Bookstore, Libraries, Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (Sept. 8)

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With Extended Education, study online, remotely from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Extended Education

Future-proof yourself with lifelong learning

August 10, 2020 — 
"At this time when there is so much uncertainty and the ground beneath us is shifting daily, some people may find themselves out of work or decide that this is time for them to up-skill, re-skill or even change career direction. Whatever your situation is, Extended Education is here for you and can help you chart a whole new career path or give you the knowledge and skills you will need to adapt.” - David Mandzuk, Acting Dean, Extended Education

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Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

Message from Dr. Michael Benarroch, UM president and vice-chancellor

August 5, 2020 — 
Hi everyone. I don’t think it’s possible to open a communication these days without recognizing that, amid the triumphs and hopes inspired by flattened curves and progress in the development of a COVID vaccine, families here in Canada and around the globe are losing loved ones to the virus every day.

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curbside pickup now available

Libraries

We’ll get it for you — with curbside pickup

July 28, 2020 — 
The Libraries have added another service to provide greater access to physical materials -- curbside pickup.

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A gradual and safe return begins for the UM community

July 28, 2020 — 
Precautions we are taking as approved activity resumes

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Jason Kindrachuk (University of Manitoba) and Alyson Kelvin (Dalhousie University) stand in front of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre | Photo: David Stobbe/University of Saskatchewan

Research and International

Canadian universities partner to fight COVID-19 at USask’s VIDO-InterVac

July 22, 2020 — 
Infectious disease experts from Dalhousie University and University of Manitoba join the leading-edge research team at the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business launches Applied Small Business Course

July 22, 2020 — 
In response to challenges facing many local businesses during COVID-19 restrictions, the Asper School of Business has created a new undergraduate course designed to give back to the Manitoba business community.

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Survey on impact of working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

July 21, 2020 — 
University faculty, learners and staff invited to participate

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