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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Ceremony marks Reconciliation journey in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

May 16, 2022 — 
The faculty hosted a traditional Indigenous naming and pipe ceremony to commemorate two new initiatives the Riddell Faculty is pursuing as part of its commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous communities.

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Earth Day 2022: A message from President Michael Benarroch

April 18, 2022 — 
'A day to raise awareness of environmental concerns and the need to change the way we think about climate―and not just weather extremes, but the political and business climate as well'

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Celebrating our UM Sustainability Award Winners

March 17, 2022 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance UM’s commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability. The following winners of the 2022 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Day on March 10.

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The endangered chestnut-collared longspur // Photo: Jennie Horvat

Rattle and hum: our regulation of noise pollution needs to change, new study finds

February 9, 2022 — 
Loud, consistent noises are not the problem we once thought

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The Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) is located adjacent to Canada’s only Arctic deep-water port, which will allow researchers access to marine and Arctic life like never before. // Photo from CMO

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Sea ice dynamics

January 17, 2022 — 
University of Manitoba researchers look to the Churchill Marine Observatory for answers about a changing climate

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Protecting and preserving the North

January 12, 2022 — 
Grad students represent researchers and scholars at the leading edge of science in the North

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Rainfall in the Arctic will soon be more common than snowfall

November 30, 2021 — 
Changes will happen decades earlier than previously thought

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Asper School of Business

Undergrad students place second at national mining case competition

October 27, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba multidisciplinary team takes home second place at World Mining Competition

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Bisons raise academic bar for fifth straight year

October 22, 2021 — 
At the completion of the 2020-21 season, 188 of the 360 University of Manitoba student-athletes qualified for U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Re-introducing the Department of Earth Sciences

June 29, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba's Board of Governors has approved a name change for the Department of Geological Sciences to the Department of Earth Sciences

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