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Graphic and collage of UM athletes going to Tokyo Olympic Games.

UM to Tokyo

July 21, 2021 — 
UM contingent of athletes, coaches and officials heading to Olympic Games includes students, staff and alumni

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Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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Study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes

July 9, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes to both increase and sustain their levels of physical activity.

An aerial photo of a building being constructed on treed land near a lake.


All together, now

June 25, 2021 — 
How incorporating Indigenous pedagogy into coursework brings a sense of community to remote learning.

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FKRM student muscles her way to CrossFit Games

June 24, 2021 — 
Second-year physical education student Sydney Michalyshen will compete in the sport's marquee championship July 27 to Aug. 1 in Madison, WI.


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Joannie Halas named professor emerita

June 22, 2021 — 
The title is one of the University of Manitoba's highest honours. Individuals are selected on their distinguished service to administrative leadership, teaching, research, creative and scholarly works and service.


Kelsey Wog

Wpg Free Press: Kelsey Wog heading to Olympics

June 21, 2021 — 
UM's Kelsey Wog has clinched a berth on Canada's swimming team that is heading to the Tokyo Olympics.

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Spring Convocation 2021

June 17, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's class of 2021 graduates June 17 at UM's virtual Spring Convocation


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Faculty AT director earns national recognition

June 7, 2021 — 
Jackie Elliott, the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's athletic therapy program director, has been bestowed with 2021 Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association.


Bryden Bukich stands in front of UM's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management


Apply now for an Alumni Association Scholarship

May 31, 2021 — 
Throughout his five years in university, Alumni Association Community Leadership Scholarship recipient Bryden Bukich has been interested in volunteer activities where he can make change. Passionate about Indigenous health, he has sought out leadership roles that support people who experience systemic marginalization.

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