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First Year Experience leaves UM’s newest students confident, prepared

September 22, 2020 — 
Although COVID-19 has transformed the university experience, students starting their first year at UM this fall are confident and prepared thanks to UM’s First Year Experience: a series of new online initiatives aimed at readying them for university life.

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Information Services and Technology

Working remotely? Log in to the virtual private network (VPN) regularly

September 22, 2020 — 
If you are working remotely and use a UM-provisioned computer, using the virtual private network (VPN) will help you keep your device up-to-date and secure.

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Human Resources

Join your fellow staff for free online nutrition webinars

September 22, 2020 — 
The webinars will be of interest to staff who wish to make healthy food choices that promote their overall health and wellbeing.

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School of Art

Grace Nickel and Michael Zajac among the recipients of the Manitoba Craft Council’s Judith Ryan Award 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
School of Art Associate Professor, Grace Nickel, and Sessional Instructor, Michael Zajac, are among the recipients of the Manitoba Craft Council’s Judith Ryan Award 2020 for their collaborative works in Lens Reflex, a juried exhibition exploring the intersection between fine craft and photography.

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Mobile safety app launched

September 8, 2020 — 
Free mobile safety app for students, staff, and faculty now available for iPhone and Android devices

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Human Resources

Remote learning opportunities for UM employees and teams

September 8, 2020 — 
With remote learning continuing throughout the fall, LOD has expanded their offerings for groups and teams.

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New committee steers UM’s COVID-19 recovery efforts into the future

September 2, 2020 — 
The new COVID-19 Recovery Steering Committee will recommend the UM’s overall response to COVID-19 recovery

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Latest news on COVID-19 campus recovery

August 26, 2020 — 
After a period of reduced activity on campus, UM is working towards a slow, safe and practical return to some activities on our campuses. 

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Masks now required at UM

August 24, 2020 — 
All UM faculty, staff and students—as well as visitors, contractors and vendors— will be required to wear a face mask in all indoor common or shared spaces on campus. Masks are also required where social distancing cannot be maintained in any campus setting. This takes effect Aug. 24 on the Bannatyne campus, and on Sept. 1, 2020 for all UM campuses..

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Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open to UM community

August 13, 2020 — 
As the university works towards a gradual return to campus, the Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open and accessible to all in the UM community.

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