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Moment of silence to honour victims of plane crash

January 14, 2020 — 
At noon on Wednesday, Jan. 15, the University of Manitoba will join other universities across Canada in holding a moment of silence to honour those lost in the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 tragedy in Iran


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President’s year-end message

December 17, 2019 — 
Enjoy the time away from work and studies, enjoy your families and friends, your communities


Grey Cup

President Barnard congratulates Winnipeg Blue Bombers for their Grey Cup win

November 25, 2019 — 
UM proud of former Bisons and their CFL victory


Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba announces 12th President and Vice-Chancellor

November 20, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has appointed Dr. Michael Benarroch as its 12th president and vice-chancellor


Three conversations we need to have – right now

October 29, 2019 — 
New Visionary Conversations series to address pressing issues in our community, world

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Jan. 31, 2018 town hall at the University of Manitoba. // Photo from Mike Latschislaw

UM congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

October 22, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba welcomes the opportunity to continue working with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government


Convocation Time Lapse screen shot

President Barnard’s address to graduands

October 15, 2019 — 
'What you think and do is critical on campus in our city and in our country'

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Elder Phyllis Webstad at NCTR

President Barnard’s message on Orange Shirt Day

September 26, 2019 — 
Our University is committed to and engaged in the process of advancing reconciliation – a journey that is progressing, but far from over

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earth, seen from space

President Barnard’s message on the global climate strike

September 25, 2019 — 
'I encourage everyone to work collectively and learn more about the ways in which we can live more sustainably in our daily lives. Our future depends on it.'

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President David Barnard and members of his executive team presented a Report on Responding to Sexual Violence at a campus community session

At BOG meeting President reflects on sexual violence community session

September 24, 2019 — 
Thanks members for investment of time and resources

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