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Nicole Brunton and Craig Hillier

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Two FKRM students recipients of funding through Research Manitoba Awards

November 18, 2022 — 
Two FKRM students, Nicole Brunton and Craig Hillier, have received funding through the Research Manitoba Awards.

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Saman Sobhani sits on a workout bike

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UM Recreation Services Testimonial: Saman Sobhani

June 15, 2022 — 
Sobhani is a strong advocate for using physical activity to cope with the difficult circumstances that come with being an international student and studying in a new country


A presenter discusses their research at a previous Research Day

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FKRM’s Research Day 2022 is set for May 11

April 7, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management’s Research Day, an annual research showcase for the faculty, will be held this year on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m in the Agora.

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Asper School of Business

Strengthening Manitoba’s Leadership Potential

January 24, 2022 — 
James W. Burns Leadership Institute’s marquee initiative, the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP), is now welcoming applications for its 2022 cohort.

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Ultimate Frisbee Club at UM aiming for gold

October 15, 2021 — 
The ultimate club has been to the Canadian University Ultimate Championships (CUUC) a number of times, with the men winning in 2014 and 2019 against more than 20 of the top post-secondary institutions across Canada. This weekend, UM will be represented by both a men’s and women’s team at the CUUC in Ontario.


Beijing 2008 men’s volleyball prelims, showing what a live spectator sees.

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A lens on the Olympics and the role of spectators

August 4, 2021 — 
Douglas Brown, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, shares insight on the past and pandemic present of the Olympics


Students operating specialized microscopy equipment in NanoFab Laboraotry

Research and International

$1.3 million to UM research from Research Manitoba

July 28, 2021 — 
2021 Research Manitoba Awards Competition Results

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Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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ALC, FKC, & JDRC opening June 28

June 24, 2021 — 
the Active Living Centre, Joe Doupe Recreation Centre and Frank Kennedy Centre will open at 25% capacity effective Monday, June 28.


June 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

June 11, 2021 — 
Listen, learn and gain important insight from UM’s virtual community events during the month of June.

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