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Gold and blue graphic with text reading 'April 2, 2020, Take Your Place Front and Centre'

Together, let’s celebrate

February 12, 2020 — 
Passion and giving collide on April 2


Students on campus in Winter

Your voice matters

February 4, 2020 — 
Consultations sessions announced for the President’s Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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President David Barnard at CASE VII in Seattle.

President Barnard recognized at international conference for his leadership and commitment

January 29, 2020 — 
President Dr. David T. Barnard was recognized by his peers for his outstanding leadership and support of education


Book cover for Dr. Robin DiAngelo's book White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism.

President’s message on the upcoming Knight Lecture: White Fragility

January 28, 2020 — 
Robin DiAngelo is this year’s Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

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Flag at half-mast at Tier Building

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


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