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Rapid Transit shelter along Dafoe Road.

Sustainability

Commuting towards sustainability

November 17, 2023 — 
Every second year, the Office of Sustainability, along with the Green Action Centre, collects data on how University of Manitoba (UM) community members travel to and from our campuses.

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Sustainability

Campus Sustainability Map Launches

November 17, 2023 — 
The Office of Sustainability has launched a brand-new interactive map that highlights sustainability features and pedestrian and cycling trails on campus.

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St. John's College

Welcoming new Fellows to the college community

October 19, 2023 — 
Fellows like Sean, Annette, and Jorg look to join the College as a place to network with other academics, attend lectures, workshops, and other monthly events to further their knowledge and join a small community on the UM campus.

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Take Our Kids to Work Day students participating in programming

Human Resources

Take Our Kids to Work Day is back for 2023

October 10, 2023 — 
Take Our Kids to Work Day is an event for participating Grade 9 students to learn about the diverse roles and jobs in the current labour market.

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Gordon Giesbrecht standing inside the Winnipeg airport preparing to depart for Ukraine.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Gordon Giesbrecht brings resources and knowledge to Ukraine

October 10, 2023 — 
Gordon Giesbrecht organized the collection and distribution of roughly $50,000 worth of specialized medical equipment to help keep the soldiers on Ukraine's front lines warm during instances of trauma.

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The SVRC's office welcome space is full of comfy chairs and colourful pillows, helpful pamphlets. A selection of teas are lined up beside a kettle. There is red rope art displayed on the wall. It is comfortable and inviting.

Workshop registration now open: Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence

October 3, 2023 — 
Initially offered in 2017, Responding to Disclosures continues to be a valuable workshop designed to help faculty and staff members prepare for a situation in which someone discloses an experience of sexual violence to them.

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Staff and faculty collaborate around a table at the University of Manitoba.

Your opinion matters

September 28, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is launching an online survey tailored for faculty and staff that will run from September 28 to October 27. Have your voice heard and help us enhance UM’s institutional identity and internal communications strategies.

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Faculty of Education

Public Lecture Series on Well-Being in Schools

September 18, 2023 — 
The lecture series “Well-Being and Well-Becoming in Schools in Canada” is organized by Thomas Falkenberg, professor, Faculty of Education and Trang Pham PhD student, Faculty of Education.

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Two-Spirit Métis Elder Charlotte Nolin poses for a photo at an event.

Students

Join the conversation: Two-Spirits Talking

September 15, 2023 — 
Two-Spirits Talking provides space for gender- and sexuality-diverse Indigenous students, staff and faculty to gather and talk about topics that explore and bridge their interconnected Indigenous and queer identities.

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Faculty of Education

SSHRC Connections Grant given to academic faculty

September 15, 2023 — 
Two academic faculty projects are funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections Grant

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