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Students

Welcome to Winter Term 2023

January 9, 2023 — 
Find out how to get involved and stay connected outside of formal classes through programs, events, and activities that have been planned throughout January.

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Libraries

Representation Matters: Transforming UM Libraries Through Indigenous Art and Engagement

January 6, 2023 — 
On October 26, the Elizabeth Dafoe Library unveiled “Skoden & Stoodis,” the latest art piece by renowned Métis artist Val Vint. Located on 1st Floor of the Elizabeth Dafoe Library at the Fort Garry campus, “Skoden & Stoodis,” echoes Vint’s previous work “Chi-kishkayhitamihk si te li neu Biizon” (“Education is the New Bison”), a 12-foot steel sculpture constructed out of 200 steel replicas of books and other articles by Indigenous authors, currently on display at the Forks.

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Faculty of Science

Exhibit – Enterprises of the Human Spirit: 50 Years of Scientific Excellence in Germany and Canada.

January 4, 2023 — 
Free Exhibition honouring Dr. Gerhard Herzberg’s 1971 Nobel Prize award in Chemistry will be on display in the Jim Peebles Science and Technology Library from Jan. 4 - Jan. 24, 2023.

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CBC: Buried secrets on the University of Manitoba campus

January 4, 2023 — 
A simple stone cairn in front of one of the University of Manitoba's grand buildings, passed daily by thousands of students, contains a little-known secret.

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Libraries

Greater accessibility in UM Learn’s Reading Lists

December 8, 2022 — 
Greater accessibility in UM Learn’s Reading Lists

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Faberge teacup holder, c. 1889

A gift that likely won’t be under your tree this year

December 6, 2022 — 
‘Tis the season for giving gifts, and the UM Archives and Special Collections has already unwrapped a very special present. It’s a rare bit of tableware, from the House of Fabergé.

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Macaulay’s Essay on Addison, a book owned by Marshall McLuhan

Rare book acquired by UM Archives features “marginalia” by Marshall McLuhan

November 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections recently acquired a copy of a book titled Macaulay’s Essay on Addison. The book had been owned by world renowned Canadian media ecology guru and writer Marshall McLuhan

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Thesis Deposit

Libraries

Get help for your Jan 4 thesis deposit

November 21, 2022 — 
Get help for your Jan 4 thesis deposit

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GIS Days 2022

Libraries

Register for GIS Days Nov 14-18 with UM Libraries

November 7, 2022 — 
Register for GIS Days Nov 14-18 with UM Libraries

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Indigenous Art and Val Vint at in Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Libraries

UM Libraries strengthens connection with Indigenous communities

October 28, 2022 — 
UM Libraries strengthens connection with Indigenous communities.

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