Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive
December 1, 2023 —
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities which aims to promote understanding of issues that impact people who live with disabilities, and to mobilize support for their rights and well-being. Learn how the University of Manitoba is working to dismantle ableism, and advance equity, diversity, inclusion and access for all members of our community.
November 20, 2023 —
The Promoting Black Flourishing Fund supports initiatives led by Black members of the UM Community and Black UM-affiliated groups and organizations that support the objectives of The Scarborough Charter, and advances anti-racism at the University of Manitoba.
November 20, 2023 —
At the University of Manitoba we are committed to creating meaningful change through a variety of actions focused around the principles of equity, anti-oppression, inclusion and transformation. On this day of Transgender Day of Remembrance, we acknowledge the lives of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming people who have lost their lives in acts of transphobic violence.
November 16, 2023 —
Rheanna Robinson, associate professor in the Department of First Nations Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia, is the first speaker in the Anti-Ableism and Accessibility speaker series, organized by the Office of Equity Transformation.
September 11, 2023 —
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Tina Chen has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice-Provost (Equity), from September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2027.
August 29, 2023 —
A new UM project addressing inequities experienced by those with disabilities because of systemic ableism has received federal support through the inaugural Robbins‐Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity.
May 10, 2023 —
The University of Manitoba has been named one of Manitoba’s Top Employers (2023), as well as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2023) by Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognizing the institution’s commitment to supporting employees and retaining top talent within the organization, as well as ongoing equity, diversity and inclusion work.
May 8, 2023 —
UM joins with Asian communities in Manitoba and nationally to recognize and celebrate the achievements of those of diverse Asian heritage
May 1, 2023 —
Ikjyot Bharaj is shining a light on representation in music repertoire