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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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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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Office of Sustainability

UM Sustainability Awards

December 8, 2019 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

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Research Administration System Project

Research and International

Innovating Research Administration Systems

November 27, 2019 — 
Research grants and contracts, both pre- and post-award management – will be moving to a paperless, single sign-on software system beginning in mid-2020.

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Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

Extended Education

A Creation Story illustrated on glass

October 18, 2019 — 
“Pay attention. Don’t get ahead of yourself. The moment is right now. That’s what the stories are about.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Extended Education

Stick with your dreams, pursue your goals

October 7, 2019 — 
“I had so many obstacles and barriers that I had to break through, but I just stuck with it and the Access Program was a really big help for me for that.” - Kaitlin Fosseneuve

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#Fridaysforfuture: When youth push the environmental movement towards climate justice

September 17, 2019 — 
In a time of climate catastrophe, after record-breaking temperatures scorched many parts of the world this summer and a devastating hurricane recently battered the Bahamas, school climate strikes are back

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Frank Deer

One new RSC Fellow, one new RSC College member

September 10, 2019 — 
Professor Dawne McCance has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and professor Frank Deer has been elected a member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Helen Guenther, student, Extended Education

Extended Education

Retired teacher continues to learn with Extended Education

September 5, 2019 — 
“Give it a chance. Start with one course, see what it’s like. I actually think you’ll like it. Don’t shy away from new opportunities. Don’t be scared. Who knows what life can bring you?” - Helen Guenther

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Elvina science classroom

Faculty of Education

Funding announced for 17 faculty research projects

September 4, 2019 — 
The Faculty of Education has recently attracted more than $710,000 in funding, supporting 16 research projects at the University of Manitoba. The funding supports research projects spanning many aspects of education, from Indigenizing education to civic engagement, among others.

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