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Let’s “Brand Together” – it’s time to find and update all old UM logos and brand

June 13, 2024 — 
Let's "Brand Together" to help share UM's story - by updating all old logos.

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Watch where our story is taking us

April 23, 2024 — 
Congratulations on finishing another great academic year. Thank you!

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A new, ambitious path forward for the University of Manitoba

April 8, 2024 — 
Informed by community, new strategic plan will build momentum over the next five years

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President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch

Board unanimously extends President Benarroch’s term

March 20, 2024 — 
Board of Governors re-appoints President to a second five-year term

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Here’s to a great term, president cheers

January 8, 2024 — 
Welcome back and Happy New Year!


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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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.


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