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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

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Three female performers with arms raised from the play Macbeth

Faculty of Arts

Macbeth runs to February 1

January 15, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their second mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Macbeth - by the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.

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Dr. Laurie Shannon presents at a podium

Faculty of Arts

Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture: ‘Calamities of Exposure: Shakespeare and the Natural History of Human Being’

January 13, 2020 — 
The 43rd annual Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Laurie Shannon, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Northwestern University.

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Office of Sustainability

Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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Michael Sampson examines a papyri in teh University of Michigan's collection // Photo: Monica Tsuneishi

The Guardian: The curious case of the stolen gospel

January 9, 2020 — 
UM classics professor Mike Sampson helped bring this story to light

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Members of the MMF

Indigenous

Métis programming is gaining its stride for 2020

January 8, 2020 — 
The Métis Inclusion Coordinator position has come a long way. Read about upcoming programming for the New Year.

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White House image from Pixabay.

Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States — and Iran’s response — raises many important legal and strategic issues

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Order of Canada medals on a silver tray. // Photo credit Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall.

Faculty and alumni appointed to the Order of Canada

January 3, 2020 — 
The list includes four UM community members

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967

UM Today editors pick their top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
It’s been another amazing year at UM Today where we published more than 1,400 stories ranging from groundbreaking research to outstanding alumni achievements to incredible student success stories

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