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Laura Warkentin, Brooke-Lyn Wahoski and Emily Howarth wearing graduation caps and gowns, holding their degree parchments.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM’s first midwifery cohort graduate alongside latest nurses

June 6, 2024 — 
The first group of UM midwifery graduates entered the profession at the College of Nursing’s spring pinning ceremony on June 4. Three students completed the program and received their professional pins, alongside 91 new nurses.

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Kirsty Muller speaking at a podium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘When you come into this profession, you have a passion for it’

May 10, 2024 — 
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences hosted three Indigenous nurse leaders and alumni as part of National Nursing Week and Indigenous Nurses Day in Manitoba on May 8.

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An Asian female student studies in a student lounge, with other students meeting behind her.

Rady grad student profile: Trinh Nguyen-Lu explores stress and coping in newly graduated nurses

May 6, 2024 — 
After graduating from UM with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and working for a few years in emergency rooms and intensive care, Trinh Nguyen-Lu returned to the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences as a clinical instructor in 2017. At the time, she had no plans to become a graduate student, but that changed when she saw that she could make a difference in preparing the next generation of nurses.

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Three little girls of different ethnicities and abilities smile and put their arms around each other in a kindergarten classroom.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady researchers receive early career transition awards

April 19, 2024 — 
Two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences early career researchers have recently been announced as recipients of awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Stephanie Van Haute speaking at a conference.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research should distinguish Indigenous populations, PhD student says

April 4, 2024 — 
When discussing Indigenous health in Manitoba, researchers and health professionals need to consider the distinctions between First Nations, Inuit, Métis and the urban Indigenous population, a PhD student at the College of Nursing said at a recent conference.

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A group of students walking on a cross walk in front of the Admin building towards UMSU University Centre

Manitoba Budget 2024 offers increase to operating funding, support for health expansion

April 3, 2024 — 
The Manitoba government released its budget April 2, which includes increased operating funding of 2 per cent to UM. There are also investments that will allow UM to increase enrolment in a number of critical health care areas.

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Ivy Bourgeault speaking at a podium, in front of a College of Nursing banner.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health researchers, students an ‘untapped resource’ for workforce crisis

March 12, 2024 — 
Canada’s health workforce is in the midst of a crisis caused by a vicious cycle of work overload, burnout and rising attrition, Dr. Ivy Bourgeault told attendees of the 2024 Helen Glass Lecture on March 4.

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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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