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Faculty and Staff News Archive


New to UM? Sign up for the Reading to Write program

May 15, 2024 — 
The Academic Learning Centre offers the Reading to Write program  to help you get a head start on developing some of the essential academic skills you'll need.

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Staff and faculty: your help is needed at convocation!

May 7, 2024 — 
Staff and faculty: volunteer as an usher to help make Spring Convocation 2024 a success

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Faculty of Education celebrates the retirement of Professor Charlotte Enns

May 3, 2024 — 
Professor Charlotte Enns (PhD) celebrated her remarkable career at the Faculty of Education with a retirement luncheon celebration.


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Donor Relations

Crowdfunding website helps UM community connect their passions to generosity

April 30, 2024 — 
Crowdfunding website makes it easy to fundraise for the UM community with the support of Donor Relations

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Watch where our story is taking us

April 23, 2024 — 
Congratulations on finishing another great academic year. Thank you!

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Navigating Final Grade Submission: Guidelines and Deadlines

April 22, 2024 — 
Ensure grade accuracy & compliance. Deadlines matter: May 3, 4:00 pm. Navigate departmental approvals, late submissions, and final grade submission.

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Accessibility checklist: What you need to know for May 1

April 16, 2024 — 
Mandatory training for all employees, prioritization for updating documents, info on PDFs, and more

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Feel safe, seen and supported at the Sexual Violence Resource Centre

April 12, 2024 — 
The Sexual Violence Resource Centre provides support, resources, information and referral services for any student, faculty or staff member who has been affected by sexual violence. The SVRC is a trauma-informed and survivor-centered space, where the needs and goals of the person seeking support are centralized, and where survivors are never pressured to disclose anything they don’t want to.

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Science Library


Science Library closes for renovation beginning May 1, 2024

April 5, 2024 — 
As part of the Machray Hall redevelopment, the Jim Peebles Science and Technology Library (Science Library) will be closed to walk-in use beginning May 1, 2024. Access to print and digital collections, librarians, and other services will continue to be available during the closure. The library will undergo a transformation, resulting in new student study spaces and services.

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Try this five-part workshop series on knowledge synthesis & systematic reviews

April 5, 2024 — 
Are you considering starting a systematic, scoping, or other knowledge synthesis project but don’t know how to get started? Attend UM Libraries’ five-part series beginning May 7 and explore all aspects of comprehensive searching for a systematic review project. If you are a grad student about to begin a project or just have questions, this series is a great place to start.

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