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September 25-29, UM experts lend insights on #Mbpoli

September 26, 2023 — 
The election is just around the corner and UM experts are lending insights into the political parties' campaigns, and key issues that may influence Manitobans' decisions on Oct. 3.

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The Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union and Manitoba Public Insurance are set to meet with a conciliator Thursday. Ahead of the meeting, MGEU president Kyle Ross spoke with picketing MPI workers.

CityNews Winnipeg: MPI and MGEU set to meet with conciliator

September 21, 2023 — 
MPI and MGEU set to meet with conciliator

Manitoba legislature.

Winnipeg Free Press: Liquor corp. agrees to arbitration to end strike

August 14, 2023 — 
Crown-owned MLL backs down on very day it seeks replacement workers


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Faculty of Arts

Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Eight UM courses that’ll get you hands-on with climate change and make you a better Earth citizen 

April 19, 2023 — 
So you want to be a better Earth citizen. Good. We have a course for that. Lots of them, really.

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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts class of 2022

June 6, 2022 — 
Meet two members of the Faculty of Arts graduating class of 2022 – an Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow and one of the first B.A. co-op students to complete their degree

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Faculty of Arts

Student’s passions for activism, feminism and history connect with Undergraduate Research Award

February 10, 2022 — 
Hannah Guenther-Wexler, a third year political studies student talks about her experiences as an Undergraduate Research Award recipient.

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Faculty of Arts

Psychology students rise to the top in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

February 2, 2022 — 
Congratulations to the Faculty of Arts students who came away as award winners in the Social Sciences and Humanities category of the 2021 UM Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

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UM community events for November

November 2021 UM Community Events

October 29, 2021 — 
Mark your calendar for UM’s community events this November.

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Faculty of Arts

Arts alumni spotlight: Bea Bruske

July 27, 2021 — 
Dr. Julie Guard, Professor of history and labour studies spoke with Bea Bruske [BA/91], the new President of the Canadian Labour Congress.

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