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New scholarships enhance global learning opportunities

March 10, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is one of six Canadian universities sharing $1.8 million from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) program to support an international exchange.

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Shelley Moore

Faculty of Education

Giving students a voice in their education

March 9, 2020 — 
Floating on a cloud, driving through her ancestral homeland of Denmark, Shelley Moore eased into a blithe serenity; a spell of contentment broken when she drove her rental through a school zone. Without warning, a child’s voice filled the car: “Please slow down.”

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Children sitting in a classroom.

A largely female teaching force is standing up for public education

March 4, 2020 — 
'For public education to remain public, it must be publicly funded, equally accessible and premised on values of active citizenship'

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

Office of Sustainability

University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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2019 UM Welcome Day Volunteers - Orientation

Students

Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Faculty of Education

A call to collaboration

January 24, 2020 — 
Come what may of the province’s K-12 commission’s report, Andy Hargreaves, a leading authority on educational administration, shares advice for Manitoba educators: It’s time to come together.

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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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