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Accessibility career counselling

Thank you for your continued commitment to accessibility at UM! 

May 1, 2024 — 
Together we’ve made great strides to ensure everyone has equal access to information

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Digital security at UM and beyond

April 30, 2024 — 
It seems that everywhere you turn, there is news of a new scam or fraud. Critical thinking can be your best defense.

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Libraries

Apply for a $10,000 grant to create an open textbook

April 22, 2024 — 
 A new round of UM OER Grants (up to $10,000) is available to help faculty and instructors create digital, open access course materials. Applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 academic year.

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Celebrating Asian Heritage Month at UM

April 22, 2024 — 
Honouring the diversity and richness of Asian cultures; advocating for equity and anti-oppression

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Mandatory training for employees will make UM more accessible for all

March 18, 2024 — 
Complete your Accessibility Training (Information and Communication Standard) by May 1

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Accessibility in UM’s digital spaces

March 12, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is the university for Manitobans. And in Manitoba, 29.2% of people over the age of 15 have at least one disability, according to Statistics Canada.  That’s why UM is committed to accessibility not only in its physical spaces, but also in its digital spaces. 

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U of M's Assistive Technology Lab.

A shared responsibility: Employees to help ensure accessibility of UM information

March 5, 2024 — 
Spring project will fulfill legislation compliance requirements

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Empathy all-important, health leader tells future and current physicians

March 5, 2024 — 
In medicine, truly caring about the patient matters more than in-depth knowledge, a prominent Manitoba doctor told medical students and physicians at a UM awards event.

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Community-led initiatives for Black flourishing at UM

February 12, 2024 — 
Promoting Black Flourishing Fund 2024

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Listening, Learning, Leading: A strategy and series to create opportunities for greater understanding

February 6, 2024 — 
Moving beyond polarization to build foundations for dialogue

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