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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

UM addresses sexual violence at community session

September 17, 2019 — 
On Sept. 17, the University of Manitoba held a community session to share an independent report outlining best practices in addressing sexual violence

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Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

U of M congratulates Premier Pallister and all who participated in democratic process

September 10, 2019 — 
Manitoba’s research university is proud to work with the provincial government to support Manitoba’s economic and social success.


Invitation to community presentation on sexual violence

September 9, 2019 — 
'As was reported to the community on July 19, the report I requested last year to help guide the University of Manitoba to better address sexual violence, harassment and discrimination has been completed'


Tier Building with Students in the Fall

UM continues record level of enrolment

September 4, 2019 — 
Student enrolment for the first day of classes is 29,793, surpassing the previous record of 29, 691 students in 2015, and marking the seventh consecutive year that the University of Manitoba has been above 29,000 students on the first day of classes.

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Call for nominations for university awards

September 3, 2019 — 
Nominate for: Honorary Degrees; Distinguished Professor; Emeriti; Distinguished Service; Peter D. Curry Chancellor’s Award

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President’s message welcoming community to fall term

August 30, 2019 — 
Welcome students, staff, faculty  and visitors to another new beginning at the University of Manitoba

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Statements in Response to Vandalism at NCTR

August 14, 2019 — 
"I am deeply troubled to learn that on Monday, staff at the NCTR discovered evidence of intentional vandalism"

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Grandmother-in-Residence Lorraine Cameron-Munro and a student at the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow in May.

President’s message on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2019 — 
'As a community, we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, honouring the rich histories, cultures and traditions, as well as the many contributions, of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Turtle Island'

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Fall Convocation 2019

President Barnard’s address to graduands at the 140th Annual Spring Convocation

June 5, 2019 — 
'Pursue your dreams. Think outside the box.'

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Candles lighted in mourning

President Barnard’s message of sympathy and concern on Sri Lanka attacks

April 22, 2019 — 
On behalf of the University of Manitoba community, I convey deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those killed.

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