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Brenda Longclaws and Linda Williams stand in the atrium of the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing.

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Knowledge Keepers bring wealth of experience to College of Nursing

March 3, 2023 — 
For UM alumni Brenda Longclaws and Linda Williams, being a Knowledge Keeper means bringing cultural and spiritual knowledge to students and educators who wish to incorporate more of an Indigenous perspective into their programming.

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Dr. Vidyanand Anaparti leans against a counter in a lab. He is wearing a white lab coat.

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UM scientist makes Arthritis Society Canada’s Top 10 Research Advances list again

March 2, 2023 — 
A Rady Faculty of Health Sciences researcher might have found a way to predict how a person with early rheumatoid arthritis will respond to treatments based on a sample of their joint lining tissue and the discovery has made Arthritis Society Canada’s Top 10 Research Advances of 2022.

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Genevieve Thompson stands outside by a sign that reads "Riverview Health Centre."

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Research Chair to improve quality of life for those in long-term care

March 1, 2023 — 
Riverview Health Centre (RHC) and the College of Nursing at the University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have jointly created a new research chair focused on people living in long-term care.

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Closeup of a mother cradling a newborn baby.

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Preterm births decreased during early months of pandemic, global study co-led by UM finds

February 27, 2023 — 
There was a three to four per cent relative reduction in preterm births (births before 37 weeks gestation) during the first four months of COVID-19 lockdowns, a global study co-led by UM researchers and published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour found. 

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Dr. Peter Nickerson and Senator Gigi Osler sit on the stage at the awards evening.

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Senator urges current and future doctors to champion equity, diversity

February 24, 2023 — 
“You are stronger than you think,” Senator Gigi Osler told an audience of medical students and physicians at a recent UM awards evening. “Even when the outside world is telling you, ‘No, you’re not capable,’ you are,” said the ear, nose and throat surgeon, a trailblazer who has recently taken on a new role in Ottawa as an independent senator representing Manitoba.

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Cover of RadyUM magazine showing the new mural in the Brodie Centre.

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New issue of RadyUM magazine highlights Indigenous impact

February 17, 2023 — 
The vibrant mural painted by Indigenous artist Blake Angeconeb on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre is featured on the cover of the latest issue of RadyUM magazine.

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Minister Sarah Guillemard

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Manitoba government announces 80 physician-training seats to be added

February 13, 2023 — 
The Manitoba government announced they will be providing funding for 80 additional physician-training seats, which includes 40 new undergraduate physician-training seats, a 10-seat increase in the one-year international medical graduate program and 30 seats in the two-year postgraduate medical education program for internationally educated medical students.

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Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence

February 10, 2023 — 
Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity, what students need to know

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Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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Students wearing stethoscopes gather around instructor. One person places stethoscope on chest of training manikin.

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Campus visit exposes high school students to Rady Faculty programs

February 7, 2023 — 
After listening to a panel of recent University of Manitoba medicine and nursing grads speak, Grade 12 student Isabella Dalisay had a better sense of what it takes to become a health-care professional.

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