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Office of Sustainability

Bundle up for the Jack Frost Challenge

January 20, 2020 — 
Jack Frost Challenge encourages teams of one to five people to log 130 collective kilometers of outdoor winter activities over the course of the week.

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It’s OK to take time for yourself

January 17, 2020 — 
A new study suggests self-compassion may offer mothers a positive way to deal with guilty feelings about looking after their health.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM student has sights on Olympic gold

January 15, 2020 — 
Taekwondo standout Skylar Park is competing for Canada at Tokyo 2020 this summer. Her studies at UM help keep her focused and grounded.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

UM raises $15,000 for Special Olympics

January 15, 2020 — 
A sizeable sum was raised at the Jan. 12 Marathon of Sport fundraiser to benefit athletes living with an intellectual disability.


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Exploring frailty among people living with cardiovascular disease

January 13, 2020 — 
At the Thursday, Jan. 23 instalment of the Research Seminar Series, Dr. Todd Duhamel will discuss research examining how physical activity and sedentary behaviour impacts health in older adults with cardiovascular disease.

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Low back pain study seeking participants

January 13, 2020 — 
By learning more about the causes of low back pain, the research hopes to create better rehab and preventative measures.

Office of Sustainability

Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Indigenous games chronicled in new book

January 9, 2020 — 
Noted FKRM instructor, Blair Robillard, premiers 'Kihcite Metawewina: Playing with a Great Heart' at a Jan. 23 book launch.


CBC: Competing in 2020 Olympics dream come true for Winnipeg martial artist and her coach — who’s also her dad

January 3, 2020 — 
Skylar Park, 20, qualified last month to compete in taekwondo at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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