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Christine Adams with her colleagues


Science advisor receives 2019 Advising Excellence Award

August 13, 2019 — 
Christine Adams [BA(Hons)/ 94, MEd/01] from the Faculty of Science is the winner of the 2019 Advising Excellence Award

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Human Resources

Live Well @Work Week a success

August 9, 2019 — 
Overall, this year’s Live Well @Work week was a success. The planning committee hopes to build upon the momentum and offer wellness sessions and gatherings throughout the year.

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Long Service Awards Attendees

Human Resources

It’s ‘loving your job and never wanting to leave’

August 6, 2019 — 
Fifty-two academic and support staff were honoured at the formal event for dedicating 25 years of service to the university.


An aerial view of the University campus overlooking the Admin building, taken in Fall 2016.

Power and phone service restored

July 29, 2019 — 
Power and phone service has been restored to all affected buildings

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Office of Sustainability

U of M hosts first-ever outdoor farmers’ market

July 22, 2019 — 
The outdoor market, hosted by the Office of Sustainability, operates every second Tuesday during the summer

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Keanna Caguioa

Curtains up on the 2019 fringe

July 16, 2019 — 
Classes may be out for university students but that isn't stopping some of them from refining their theatre skills alongside alumni, faculty and staff. The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival runs July 17-28.

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Human Resources

‘Great work, dedication and passion’ recognized by Awards of Excellence

July 12, 2019 — 
Each year members of the university are given the opportunity to nominate individuals and teams whose efforts go above and beyond.


A path in the snow through some trees

A treed life

July 11, 2019 — 
A new book by a U of M staff member takes readers on a journey, from the U of M campus to Banff National Park, sharing stories of the lives of trees and the creatures that depend on them


Office of Sustainability

Plastic Free July

July 2, 2019 — 
Join the “Choose to refuse” single use plastic challenge, all month long!

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mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

The Globe and Mail: 2019 Order of Canada appointees have made their mark on all aspects of Canadian society

June 27, 2019 — 
Governor General of Canada Julie Payette announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including six from the U of M community

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