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Zoie Hetletvedt receives her nursing pin from College of Nursing dean Dr. Netha Dyck.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dedicated new nurses welcomed at pinning ceremony

February 14, 2024 — 
The College of Nursing welcomed 82 new nurses to the profession at a pinning ceremony at the Pinnacle Club on Feb. 9. The graduands were part of a voluntary accelerated program, continuing their studies through Summer 2023, to complete their degrees and enter the profession earlier than originally anticipated.

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Students discuss career options with a professional at a career fair booth.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Showcase highlights opportunities for senior nursing students

February 8, 2024 — 
The College of Nursing held a showcase with Manitoba health-care employers for fourth-year students entering their senior practicum on Jan. 26 at the Pinnacle Club at Princess Auto Stadium.

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Tara Horrill and Joel Peasron in individual headshots.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Cancer Society awards two UM emerging scholars

January 22, 2024 — 
Two researchers at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among the winners of the Canadian Cancer Society’s 2023 Emerging Scholar Research Grants competition.

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Diana McMillan sitting outside the College of Nursing on a summer day.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Sleep Scientist

January 18, 2024 — 
From a young age, Dr. Diana McMillan [MN/95] felt destined to work in health care.

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Michaela Bourque stands in the atrium of the College of Nursing's Helen Glass building on Fort Garry campus.

Rady grad student profile: Michaela Bourque inspired by personal health journey

December 19, 2023 — 
When Michaela Bourque was 17, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, starting her on a health journey that had a profound impact on her emerging career as a researcher.  

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A nursing student posing at a simulation lab bedside.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students, educators share ‘common nursing experience’

December 5, 2023 — 
When Bryn Sitarik first began studying at UM in 2016, she was interested in a business degree, with a focus on human resources. But after an experience working at CancerCare Manitoba in Summer 2018, she shifted her focus to nursing.

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Researcher works with equipment

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Launches Indigenous Graduate Fellowship

December 4, 2023 — 
New initiative emphasizes the importance of Indigenous perspectives in health research and seeks to create a more inclusive learning environment.

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St. John's College

Celebrating academic excellence with our 2022/23 scholarship recipients  

November 16, 2023 — 
Our community is full of talented students ranging from the Faculty of Science, Arts, Engineering, Business, and Graduate Studies, to name a few. At our Annual Convocation, we were proud to recognize our 2022/23 graduates from the College and our scholarship and bursary recipients.

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Winter on Fort Garry campus, looking at walkway along UMSU University Centre and towards the Administration Building.

UM subjects rank among Canada’s and world’s top universities

November 6, 2023 — 
Influential annual list by ShanghaiRanking rates five UM subjects in Canada’s top 10, one in top five

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Nursing students working with a manikin in a hospital-style bed in a simulation lab.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing’s northern partnership a ‘remarkable accomplishment’

October 31, 2023 — 
This year, the College of Nursing at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences celebrates 25 years of its partnership with University College of the North (UCN), located in northern Manitoba.

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