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Abeer Alraja

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing celebrates graduate student competition winners

December 4, 2020 — 
When the College of Nursing postponed the 2020 Helen Glass Research Symposium in March, it was only days before the University of Manitoba cancelled in-person classes due to COVID-19. However, at that point, submissions were already sent in for one of the symposium’s signature events, the Graduate Student Poster Competition.

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Revealed: The cultural landscape of Fort Garry campus

December 2, 2020 — 
Report recognizes the Indigenous and environmental histories of the lands, will help inform planning and design

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Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science introduces the Wawatay program for Indigenous students

December 1, 2020 — 
The new Wawatay program will see the first cohort of Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba journey together through a bachelor of science degree. The long-term goal of the program is to see Indigenous scientists doing research and working in Manitoba.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

A blueprint for First Nations health service delivery

November 30, 2020 — 
When the number of COVID-19 cases in a First Nations community exceeds or is anticipated to exceed what the local health workforce can manage, a rapid response team is quickly deployed

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Dr. Catherine Cook receives national family medicine award

November 9, 2020 — 
Congratulations to vice-president (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook [MD/87, MSc/03], who has received a prestigious award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine

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Faculty of Science

Top ten mathematics program in Canada

November 3, 2020 — 
The latest results of Maclean’s magazine 2021 university rankings show mathematics at the University of Manitoba ranks in the top ten among all universities in Canada (49 were ranked).

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Bear medicine at core of Indigenous nursing pathway

November 3, 2020 — 
When the committee behind the College of Nursing’s Aboriginal Nursing Cohort Initiative (ANCI) decided it had outgrown its name, the group looked for a symbol to reflect the healing, strength and courage that are at the program’s core of providing support to Indigenous students interested in attaining a degree in nursing.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM partners with Indigenous communities to reduce kids’ tooth decay

November 2, 2020 — 
A research project that will strive to reduce the high rate of early childhood tooth decay among First Nations and Métis children in Manitoba has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.5 million

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Faculty of Social Work

Info sessions now available for Master of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges

November 2, 2020 — 
The Master of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges program will be hosting online information sessions via Zoom for interested candidates.

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NCTR

NCTR announces new Governing Circle members

November 2, 2020 — 
Following a call for nominations from National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) in September 2020, three new members of the Governing Circle have been selected to join the circle

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