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COVID-19 News Archive

Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-sections through the viral genome, seen as black dots.

New research collaboration aims to better understand COVID variants

August 4, 2022 — 
COVID-19 variants will continue to affect the global population until more solutions are found to limit transmission, and two University of Manitoba researchers are working on strategic projects that will help do just that.

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COVID health and safety mask graphic.

Latest COVID-19 Recovery updates

August 3, 2022 — 
Masking protocols, in-person classes continue until further notice


A solargraph of the sun's movement across campus for 2 years during the pandemic lockdown.

Pinhole camera captures passage of time during pandemic

July 15, 2022 — 
A solargraph captured by a pinhole camera with a very long exposure displays the daily path of the sun over the course of two years of the pandemic lockdown

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Students wearing KN95 masks and taking notes on laptops and with pencil and paper in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

COVID-19 update on masking, continued in-person classes

July 11, 2022 — 
Existing masking mandate will continue in September

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Optimizing the Team

July 7, 2022 — 
Sheri Dyck [B.Sc.Pharm/96] remembers a pivotal moment from her UM pharmacy education.     “Very early on, one of the professors explained the role of a hospital pharmacist – that you would be part of an interprofessional team and collaborate on patient care,” Dyck recalls.

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Fort Garry campus, looking along the pedway with Engineering and Admin buildings in sight.

UM indoor air quality report now available

May 30, 2022 — 
To ensure the continued safety of the University of Manitoba community, UM recently undertook indoor air quality (IAQ) testing within a representative sample of learning spaces across the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.


For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

Research and International

For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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Students in masks walking on the Fort Garry campus

What’s open on both campuses

April 27, 2022 — 
Find the status of campus services and businesses, updated April 27, 2022

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Winnipeg Free Press: A ‘remarkable physician leader’

April 18, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson celebrated for her service to Indigenous people and other communities

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Students in masks walking in the tunnels \\ Photo by Mike Latschislaw


Update for students on Summer Term, resources and COVID-19 protocols

March 22, 2022 — 
Reinforcing key information and important updates to in-person learning and COVID protocols for the Summer Term

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