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Beautiful summertime shot of the Admin Building, taken for Instagram by @s.faarisphotos

Update on fall term at UM from President Benarroch

July 23, 2021 — 
'As we see vaccine rates increase and case counts drop, we are on track for a phased return to in-person work and learning that respects the needs of our diverse community'

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Janesca Kydd in her office

Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation

July 22, 2021 — 
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).

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Woman walking

The way of wellness – one step at a time

July 21, 2021 — 
'As options for wellness have lessened, it would appear many have returned to the basics and essentials.  I am referring to the practice of walking, an unassuming human activity that has shaped our species to the very core.' 

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Office of Sustainability

Join in Plastic Free July

July 6, 2021 — 
Join the global movement and be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Making small changes to everyday habits makes a huge difference—on a local and global level.

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Information Services and Technology

Modern Authentication comes to UM

July 6, 2021 — 
On July 6, the university will implement Microsoft’s Modern Authentication as the next step in improving the security of our data and systems. We’re updating the way you log in to our systems to make them more secure.

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Best wishes for the long weekend from President Benarroch

June 30, 2021 — 
'I want to wish you all a restorative break. You certainly deserve it. Thank you for everything you have done throughout this pandemic.'

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The Canadian Flag on the Tier building flies at half mast following the tragic events of flight PS752

Notes on the passing of Dr. Chris Johnson

June 23, 2021 — 
Dr. Chris Johnson, Professor Emeritus, department of English, theatre, film & media, passed away this past weekend.

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.


Three Indigenous retirees reflect on their influential careers

June 11, 2021 — 
Audrey Richard, Dr. Wanda Wuttunee and Dr. Yvonne Pompana are all set for retirement this summer

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

Thank you: New initiatives to thank you for your dedication and perseverance

June 9, 2021 — 
In recognition of all the ways our community has gone above and beyond to continue working throughout the pandemic, the University will be closing on Friday, July 2, in addition to the regular Canada Day closure on Thursday, July 1.

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Strategic plan graphic with text: Our Shared Future. Building on our Strategic Plan.

We want to hear from you!

June 8, 2021 — 
The community consultation period runs until June 28

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