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Build entrepreneurial skills for our future

September 18, 2023 — 
This fall, UM is offering a new co-curricular approach to building entrepreneurial thinking skills called Better Together. Over two full days during fall reading week, November 14 and 15, faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to learn about, practice and be inspired about the impact of entrepreneurial thinking skills.

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Congratulations to the 2023 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Support Fund recipients

September 18, 2023 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to undertake projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, eight awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were awarded, as well as one scholar award which provides teaching replacement support over one semester.

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UM announces its first Vice-Provost (Equity), Tina Chen

September 11, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Tina Chen has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice-Provost (Equity), from September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2027.


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Program expansions advancing health and wellness in Manitoba

September 1, 2023 — 
In recent months, UM announced new funding and increased enrolment capacity for a number of programs. Learn about the governance process for academic program expansions and the introduction of new programs.

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Strategic Initiatives Fund Projects Announced

August 28, 2023 — 
Special funding opportunity targeted short-term projects that address immediate needs related to UM’s strategic mission.

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Apply for a $10,000 grant to create, adapt and adopt OER

August 18, 2023 — 
Apply for a $10,000 grant to create, adapt and adopt OER

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New funding announced for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) development

August 18, 2023 — 
The new SoTL Development Fund was created for those who are new to SoTL to provide opportunities to develop research skills in pedagogy and learning, and to engage with the SoTL community at UM and across Canada.


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Get to know the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dr. Kelley Main

August 8, 2023 — 
Dr. Kelley Main was recently appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2028. Learn more about what inspired Dr. Main as a student and what she enjoys outside of academia.

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UM to expand health education, build new training space on Bannatyne campus

August 2, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba will lead a transformational change to health education in Manitoba, with support from donors and the provincial government.

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Childminding Program launched by UM Family Resources

July 31, 2023 — 
Family Resources now offers a childminding service, which enables a faculty or unit hosting an event on campus to offer childcare for event participants.

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