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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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An open letter from Dean Brown regarding Scholar Strike Canada

September 9, 2020 — 
While this two-day protest is amplifying the goals of the Black Lives Matter Movement, it is important to acknowledge that this work must be ongoing. I hope that all of our engagement with the Scholars Strike will help us identify concrete actions that the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management can take to end systemic racism.

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Wpg Free Press: City’s rec programs mired in COVID-19 closures

September 1, 2020 — 
With reduced offerings of youth recreation programs due to COVID-19, FKRM professor Leisha Strachan says it's time to re-imagine the role of recreation and sport and how we can still participate.

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Twenty UM researchers receive JELF funding

August 26, 2020 — 
Twenty UM researchers have been awarded support for their work this week through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

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New study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes

August 7, 2020 — 
A new research study at the University of Manitoba is exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes increase—and sustain—their levels of physical activity.

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Active Living Centre to re-open Monday, July 27

July 15, 2020 — 
Members' health and safety are top priority as the ALC re-opens Monday, July 27. Learn about the important changes.

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FKRM adds new recreation & leisure prof

July 10, 2020 — 
Dr. Stephanie Chesser's research focuses on the critical qualitative exploration of institutional power structures as they relate to aging and is aimed at creating social, policy and community change.

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Runners needed for research study

July 3, 2020 — 
Did social distancing throw a wrench into your running group routine? A FKRM research team would like to hear from you.

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A closing chapter for two Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management pillars

June 30, 2020 — 
June 30 marks a significant milestone for Joannie Halas and Garth Pischke, two prominent Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management figures.

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Kelsey Wog wins athlete of the year

Kelsey Wog wins 2020 U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year

June 26, 2020 — 
Kelsey Wog has been awarded the 2020 Lieutenant Governor Athletic Award U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-20 season.

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