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Western Economic Diversification supports UM project, boosting prosperity

August 2, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba led project has received $2.2M to enhance Manitoba’s readiness to compete in the changing global economy

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Graduation Pow Wow.


Graduation Pow Wow 101

April 24, 2019 — 
Event schedule and frequently asked questions for the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

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Dr. Emma LaRoque receives Indigenous Award of Excellence from Adrienne Carriere.


Third-annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrate 10 recipients

March 12, 2019 — 
The Office of Indigenous Engagement celebrated recipients at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence reception


Dr. Marcia Anderson

U of M prof named one of Canada’s most powerful women

November 22, 2018 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson has been named as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by Women’s Executive Network

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Christa Bruneau Guenther (middle row, third from the left) poses with VIBE Award and Feast Café Bistro staff.

Asper School of Business

Indigenous business leaders recognized at annual VIBE Awards Dinner

November 13, 2018 — 
On Oct. 25, 2018, the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP), hosted the 14th annual Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards Dinner

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Kaitlin Fosseneuve

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Physical Education Student Profile: Kaitlin Fosseneuve

October 25, 2018 — 
Third-year Physical Education student Kaitlin Fosseneuve says the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's tight-knit, family-like atmosphere has made it easy for her to thrive.

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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.


Indigenous Initiatives Fund submissions now open

October 23, 2018 — 
'The fund allows the U of M to move forward with initiatives that promote Indigenous student success, engage in community outreach and connect Indigenous youth with the university'



APTN, Windspeaker: Ovide Mercredi gives advice on Canadian harmony

October 23, 2018 — 
He said Canada had “the potential to become a great civilization. People from all over the world come to this country.”


UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders.


Nominations now being accepted for the UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders

October 11, 2018 — 
Students, faculty and staff at the U of M, as well as members of the community, are encouraged to submit nominations

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Destiny Seymour

Faculty of Architecture

Destiny Seymour Honoured at Indigenous Homecoming

September 20, 2018 — 
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge as part of Indigenous Homecoming @UMIndigenous has been sharing inspirational people who have contributed to the Migizii Agamik community

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