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Billy the Bison

Welcome to a community of connections, President

September 5, 2023 — 
Here’s to a great term!


Coloured books resemble a rainbow

Inclusive books save lives. Don’t ban them.

May 24, 2023 — 
When it comes to schooling, it is very important to be inclusive of all students and not exclude a few others just because certain parents have disagreements.

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Asian Heritage Month banner on bue background with wave pattern

A joint message on Asian Heritage Month

May 8, 2023 — 
UM joins with Asian communities in Manitoba and nationally to recognize and celebrate the achievements of those of diverse Asian heritage

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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

Search for a Vice-President (Indigenous): A message from President Michael Benarroch

May 5, 2023 — 
Dr. Cook will conclude her time as Vice-President (Indigenous) later in 2023, in conjunction with the end of the search for the next Vice-President (Indigenous).

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Joe Pye, an Indigenous pollinator at the UM Permaculture Garden

President’s message for Earth Day 2023

April 19, 2023 — 
I want to once again take this opportunity to share some important developments the University of Manitoba has taken to decrease its carbon footprint. I also want to say thank you.


Yom HaShoah honours the Jews who perished in the Holocaust during the Second World War.

Let’s reaffirm our ideals in the fight against racism and hatred in all their forms

January 27, 2023 — 
A message from President Michael Benarroch on International Holocaust Remembrance Day


President’s message on search to fill Vice-President (External)

October 14, 2022 — 
The search process to formally fill the role of Vice-President (External) has begun.

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A group of students in masks talking in a hallway in EITC.

Thank you faculty and staff for a great start to Fall Term

October 7, 2022 — 
As you head into the well-deserved Thanksgiving long weekend, I want to express my sincere gratitude for your remarkable contributions.


Budget town hall gathering

Budget survey: Provide your input

October 6, 2022 — 
Share feedback, provide your perspective on budget priorities

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Budget town hall gathering

Adapting our budget together

September 28, 2022 — 
President holds first budget town hall to review financial health and budget model

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