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A nursing student wears a virtual reality headset and holds virtual reality hand controllers.

Exploring virtual reality in teaching and learning

December 5, 2023 — 
One of the newer opportunities in simulation education is virtual reality, which provides opportunities to teach things like prioritization, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.

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School of Art

Celebrating Excellence in Canadian Art: Livestream the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2023 Exhibition Opening

December 5, 2023 — 
Join the National Gallery of Canada for the live-streamed Opening Reception of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2023 exhibition, featuring School of Art Professor and recipient of the esteemed Saidye Bronfman Award, Grace Nickel. 

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Five students stand in a line with Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis on a stage. A photographer is taking their photo. The students are holding certificates.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dentistry, dental hygiene Awards Evening celebrates successes

December 1, 2023 — 
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry and the School of Dental Hygiene celebrated the achievements of its hard-working students, faculty and staff at its Awards Evening last week.

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Grants awarded for nine Open Ed resources projects

November 30, 2023 — 
Grants awarded for nine Open Ed resources projects

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Project launched to meet Manitoba’s Accessible Information and Communication Standard

November 27, 2023 — 
We have a shared responsibility to help fulfil compliance requirements

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Jacquie Ripat stands at a kitchen counter, operating a touchscreen computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New endowed chair funded by HSC Foundation, UM focused on technology-assisted living

November 7, 2023 — 
Dr. Jacquie Ripat, professor of occupational therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and vice-dean (academic affairs), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was announced Nov. 6 as the new endowed chair in technology for assisted living, which is aimed at creating research opportunities and testing new innovations in the growing field of technology-assisted living.

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Winter on Fort Garry campus, looking at walkway along UMSU University Centre and towards the Administration Building.

UM subjects rank among Canada’s and world’s top universities

November 6, 2023 — 
Influential annual list by ShanghaiRanking rates five UM subjects in Canada’s top 10, one in top five

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group of TLC graduates smiling for a posed photograph

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning Program celebrates 2023 graduates

October 31, 2023 — 
On September 20th, program participants, mentors and invited guests gathered for a graduation ceremony to celebrate the 19 participants graduating from the TLC program this year. UM and The Centre would like to extend congratulations to all the recent graduates who dedicated themselves to advancing their skills in the field of education.  

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Yellow autumn leaves on trees on the Duckworth Quad on the Fort Garry campus.

UM reconfirms commitment to community policies

October 19, 2023 — 
RWLE and Sexual Violence policies to be reviewed pending completion of anti-oppression policies

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Students in library with laptops

UM Digital: What do students want?

October 16, 2023 — 
Students today have grown up with computers, smart phones and tables. Information has always been available to them at the tap of a finger. This shapes their expectations of a digital experience when it comes to their university education. 

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