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Words of the Inuit: A semantic stroll through a northern culture

September 23, 2020 — 
UM Press hosting virtual book launch on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.

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Lindsay Wong headshot

Faculty of Arts

Memoirist latest Writer-In-Residence

September 16, 2020 — 
Lindsay Wong is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Wong will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2020.

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Work from home desk set up

Asper School of Business

Stu Clark Centre Learn From Home Competition

September 15, 2020 — 
Entrepreneurship is about being your own boss, something students across the University of Manitoba will be required to master this upcoming year. Working and learning from home means students will have to take control of their environment to be set up for success.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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Deciding the Fair Priority for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

September 9, 2020 — 
UM philosopher RJ Leland is part of an interdisciplinary research team that has published its suggestion on how best to inform preparations for vaccine distribution, so that doses can be distributed in the most just way possible once a vaccine is available.

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2019 Merit Awards announced

September 8, 2020 — 
Faculty recognized for outstanding teaching, research, scholarly work and creative activities, and service

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Three alumni honoured by Lieutenant-Governor

September 8, 2020 — 
Recognized for their prolonged, meritorious service in the preservation and promotion of the province’s history and heritage. 

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Distinguished Professor Aniruddha Gole [MSc/80, PhD/82], recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

Research and International

Rh Awards Recognize UM Research Excellence

September 8, 2020 — 
Tune in on Sept. 22, 7 pm on the UM YouTube channel to view the Rh Awards Celebration, and hear a bit about each recipient’s research from them, personally.

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Three UM professors elected to Royal Society

September 8, 2020 — 
Three University of Manitoba professors have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country’s most esteemed association of scholars and scientists.

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COVID-19 pandemic

UM researchers get $9.4M for COVID-19 rapid response grants and clinical trials

September 4, 2020 — 
Research Manitoba has announced $3.8M in research funding to support recipients of the Manitoba COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Competition and eight Manitoba clinical trials related to COVID-19 and applied health research.

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