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Faculty of Kinesiology and REcreation Management News Archive

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

ABC North Coast (Australia): Lismore Lantern Parade selected for global study into role of festivals in towns recovering from disasters

June 24, 2024 — 
Lismore Lantern Parade selected for global study into role of festivals in towns recovering from disasters

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Building the bridge between research and healthy communities

June 13, 2024 — 
Dr. Todd Duhamel, a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management (FKRM) and the associate dean (Health Sciences) in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, says FKRM’s focus on research excellence in the 2024-2027 strategic plan is directly related to building healthy communities. 

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Antonina Kanidurin hold up her her entrance letter

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Inspired by her community, driven to make change

June 11, 2024 — 
Antonia Kandiurin, a graduate of the Bachelor of Kinesiology in Athletic Therapy, says finding out she was accepted into the Max Rady College of Medicine was a bittersweet and overwhelming experience.

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Group photo of faculty at the 2024 Faculty Recognition Reception

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Recognizing faculty excellence

June 6, 2024 — 
On May 21, over 30 faculty were recognized for exceptional teaching, research and service at a reception held at Marshall McLuhan in UMSU University Centre.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Building community by getting involved

June 5, 2024 — 
June is National Indigenous History Month. This month FKRM will celebrate, learn and honour the achievements, stories and resilience of First Nations, Inuit and Métis students and staff within our faculty.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Good Morning America: How to escape from a car sinking in water

May 22, 2024 — 
How to escape from a car sinking in water

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Leadership announcements May 2024

May 17, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following leadership re-appointment and extensions: Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students); Lisa O'Hara, Vice-Provost (Libraries) and University Librarian; Douglas Brown, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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Students posing in front of poster during Research Day 2024

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Research Day highlights students and science

May 16, 2024 — 
Students and faculty filled the Active Living Centre Agora on May 14 to celebrate Research Day. This annual event allows guests to share and learn about research happening within the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Looking back to move forward

May 16, 2024 — 
There are endless possibilities for building healthy communities through innovative academic programs, priority one in FKRM's new strategic plan.

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Faith Olarinde presents to a judge at research day 2023

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Faith Olarinde wants to do more

May 9, 2024 — 
During Research Day on May 14, first-year master's student Faith Olarinde will receive the Ruth Asper Award in Kinesiology and Recreation Management. Established in 2003, the award helps support graduate student research and training within the faculty.

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