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Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive

Campus Beautification at Bannatyne campus.

Reset and reconnect

May 11, 2022 — 
Lots to look forward to with upcoming Campus Beautification Days, THRIVE and Pride flag raising

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Faculty of Architecture

Unstacking the Deck: A Game of Change

April 26, 2022 — 
Unstacking the Deck, a euphemism for breaking down biases, consists of a double deck of playing cards featuring early women architects who studied and worked in Manitoba: from the first woman B.Arch graduate from the University of Manitoba in 1932, to women who began careers in Manitoba in the 1960-70s.

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Diverse group of people of color holding empty signs

Faculty of Arts

The colour of someone’s skin doesn’t equate to definitive sameness

April 13, 2022 — 
As a result of anti-Black racism, non-Black people remain ignorant about how Black people experience discrimination and how it acts as a barrier that suppresses the civic, political and economic success of Black communities in a dominant white society.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Applications open for Rady student work experience opportunity in Africa

April 12, 2022 — 
Undergraduate students from health professional programs at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences now have an opportunity to apply for a fully funded two-to-three month experiential learning placement in one of seven African countries.

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Tree made of different coloured hand prints

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Become a more just and equitable educator

April 7, 2022 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers numerous workshops and events to help you become a more just and equitable educator, all coming up in April and May.

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transgender flag drawn with chalk

Help build a trans-inclusive world

March 31, 2022 — 
The International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is a day dedicated to celebrating the transgender and gender non-conforming community while raising awareness about the discrimination faced by transgender people around the world

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TransID pin that says TheyShe

Faculty of Law

Law students raise funds and awareness for Trans ID clinic

March 30, 2022 — 
The Trans ID Clinic, operated through Rainbow Resource Centre and Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), provides free legal support to trans and non-binary people who seek to legally change their names and/or gender marker on their provincial or federal IDs

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Asper School of Business

Elevating anti-racism awareness

March 22, 2022 — 
Asper student Shyanti Saha Arpa discusses her role on UM's Anti-Racism Task Force

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March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2022 — 
A day for us to reflect on progress that has been made in combatting racial discrimination, acknowledge the work that still needs to be done and re-commit our efforts moving forward


Two people walk outside UMSU University Centre in winter 2022 on Fort Garry campus. // Photo by Jack Rach

Students rank UM among top Canadian universities in Maclean’s survey

March 11, 2022 — 
'We continue to make strides in our commitment to foster a safe, equitable and supportive learning environment for all students, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability'

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