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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Winnipeg Free Press: ‘Fifteen minutes of pure agony’

May 27, 2024 — 
‘Fifteen minutes of pure agony’

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Asper School of Business

From nurse to chief clinical operations officer

April 23, 2024 — 
As Chief Clinical Operations Officer at CancerCare Manitoba, Asper alum Ken Borce [MBA/18] considers health equity a “guiding light” in his work.

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Healthy U Office with couches, plants and banner.


Become a peer health educator with Healthy U: volunteer applications now open

March 11, 2024 — 
The Student Wellness Centre is looking for motivated and compassionate students to become peer health educators with UM’s Healthy U program starting September 2024. Applications open March 11 until March 22, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

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Image for Vaccine Awareness


Take control of your health!

August 11, 2023 — 
Building healthier habits like getting enough sleep, nutrition, and movement are all helpful steps in preventing illness. In addition, vaccines are one of the safest and most effective health interventions and a primary response against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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L-R: UM President Dr. Michael Bennaroch, The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, and Dr. Rusty Souleymanov at Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work

Improving access to health care and social services for marginalized people in Canada

May 26, 2022 — 
Dr. Rusty Souleymanov, assistant professor, has been nationally recognized for his current efforts to make health care, community-based services, and social programs accessible to some of Canada's most disenfranchised and marginalized communities. Over the past two years, Dr. Souleymanov was awarded more than $1.2 million through multiple grants from the Federal Government of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to lead his program of study. His research seeks to inform culturally sensitive models of health care and community-based services.

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Apply to be a volunteer peer educator with Healthy U

March 7, 2022 — 
The Health and Wellness Office and the Student Counselling Centre (SCC) are looking for motivated and engaging students to be volunteer peer educators with Healthy U. Applications are due by March 31, at 11:59pm CST.

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Faculty of Law

Globe and Mail Op-Ed – Brandon Trask: COVID-19 vaccine passports would discriminate against Canadians if used here at home

March 23, 2021 — 
With governments working to roll out COVID-19 vaccines more broadly, some Canadian jurisdictions are considering “vaccine passports,” which would be proof that the holder has been vaccinated. These documents would be intended to facilitate international travel. But we must be vigilant against any efforts to deploy them domestically that would discriminate against people who have not been inoculated.

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Group shot of Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards recipients


UM students receive Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

November 27, 2019 — 
On Nov. 21, Indigenous youth from across the province were honoured with Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards.

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Environmental Health and Safety Office

Meet your Safety Superheroes: Judy Shields, Occupational Health Coordinator

June 21, 2019 — 
Meet Judy Shields, Occupational Health Coordinator at the University of Manitoba

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Photo of Courtney Gabrielle in front of Bison wall

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Celebrating the class of 2018

June 6, 2018 — 
Meet Courtney Gabrielle, graduating with a Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development

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