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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

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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Raymond Chhun and Katelyn Smallwood-MacDonald at the College of Nursing's atrium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing PhD program celebrates 10 years

October 26, 2023 — 
The College of Nursing’s PhD program entered its 10th year this term with a cohort of seven students. The program has graduated 14 students since its inception, including six who are currently faculty members in the the college.

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Nursing students reading the UM nursing pledge.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

103 new nurses welcomed at pinning ceremony

October 18, 2023 — 
The College of Nursing welcomed 103 new nurses to the profession at a pinning ceremony on Oct. 17 at the Pinnacle Club at IG Field. The group, which started the program in the fall of 2020, was the first to begin their studies with online learning due to the COVID pandemic.

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Two exceptional Manitobans awarded Honorary degrees at Fall Convocation 2023

October 13, 2023 — 
Two Manitobans who have changed how we view and approach our place in the world will be awarded honorary degrees at Fall Convocation 2023.

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Mariah Pankiewicz, Karandeep Bhamra and Holly Okaluk each standing outside the College of Nursing's building on Fort Garry campus, in three separate shots.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nurse practitioner program marks 25 years, helps address rural health system challenges

October 6, 2023 — 
Twenty-five students entered the nurse practitioner (NP) stream of the College of Nursing’s master’s program this September, marking the 25th annual intake since the program launched in 1998.

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