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Speaker to explore Access, Intersectionality and Resistance in Disability Culture

February 21, 2024 — 
Dr. Robert McRuer, a professor of English at George Washington University, is the second guest speaker in the Anti-Ableism and Accessibility Speaker Series, hosted by the Office of Equity Transformation.

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Fellows in Equity, Anti-Oppression and Social Justice

February 15, 2024 — 
The Fellows in Equity, Anti-Oppression and Social Justice program aims to ensure student voices, vision and experiences are valued and embedded into institutional initiatives for social justice, equity, accessibility and anti-oppression at the University of Manitoba.

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Funding available for innovative research on teaching and learning

February 14, 2024 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for UM professors, instructors, and librarians to engage in research projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning.

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Listening, Learning, Leading: A strategy and series to create opportunities for greater understanding

February 6, 2024 — 
Moving beyond polarization to build foundations for dialogue

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Building teaching skills – digitally

January 29, 2024 — 
A new program being piloted through the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning aims to support faculty in developing skills for various aspects of teaching, including interpersonal communication, conflict management and negotiation that can be a challenge to practice.

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UM announces new Dean of Extended Education, Dr. Ute Kothe

January 15, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Ute Kothe has been appointed Dean, Division of Extended Education, effective March 1, 2024.

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Better Together event builds entrepreneurial thinking skills

January 4, 2024 — 
Enthusiasm and creative energy filled the Multi-Purpose Room in UMSU University Centre at the first-ever Better Together event in November, a two-day exploration of entrepreneurial thinking for UM students, staff and faculty.

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What a great idea! Annual report showcases entrepreneurial thinking

December 14, 2023 — 
UM’s first Entrepreneurship and Innovative Thinking Report explores the opportunities UM provides for students, staff and faculty to learn about, for and through entrepreneurship.

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Recipients of the first SoTL Development Fund announced

December 11, 2023 — 
Recipients of the SoTL Development Fund received funding to attend the November 23-25 Symposium for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Canmore, Alberta, which brought together faculty, students, educational developers, and administrators to share existing knowledge and developing research in the systemic inquiry of teaching and learning.

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Exploring virtual reality in teaching and learning

December 5, 2023 — 
One of the newer opportunities in simulation education is virtual reality, which provides opportunities to teach things like prioritization, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.

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