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Kaylene Normand in her cap and gown, wearing an Indigenous sash, at convocation.

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Personal experiences drew Rady grads to careers as healers

October 27, 2023 — 
Kaylene Normand was a competitive swimmer as a child who developed exercise-induced asthma, an experience that led her to set her sights on a career as a respiratory therapist.

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Raymond Chhun and Katelyn Smallwood-MacDonald at the College of Nursing's atrium.

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Nursing PhD program celebrates 10 years

October 26, 2023 — 
The College of Nursing’s PhD program entered its 10th year this term with a cohort of seven students. The program has graduated 14 students since its inception, including six who are currently faculty members in the the college.

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City News Winnipeg: Why embryos fail to implant after IV

October 25, 2023 — 
City News Winnipeg: Watch UM researchers talk about their research that will investigate why embryos fail to implant after in vitro fertilization.


Students crowd around the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases booth at the Graduate Studies Open House.

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Grad Studies Open House ‘incredibly valuable’

October 24, 2023 — 
Morgan Taverner says that attending the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Studies Open House is one of the most important things an undergraduate student can do if they’re thinking about pursuing grad school.

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UM assistant professor named Most Influential Filipina Woman in the World

October 23, 2023 — 
Koh, a second-generation Canadian Filipina, is a specialist in Public Health and Occupational Medicine and a passionate trailblazer in helping physicians and medical learners avoid burnout and overcome barriers to living extraordinary lives.

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Portrait of Don Klassen

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Rural family med champion honoured for his service

October 20, 2023 — 
Dr. Don Klassen awarded both the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal and the Southern Health/Sante Sud (or SHSS) Regional Medical Advisory Council ‘s Physician Emeritus Award.

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Nursing students reading the UM nursing pledge.

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103 new nurses welcomed at pinning ceremony

October 18, 2023 — 
The College of Nursing welcomed 103 new nurses to the profession at a pinning ceremony on Oct. 17 at the Pinnacle Club at IG Field. The group, which started the program in the fall of 2020, was the first to begin their studies with online learning due to the COVID pandemic.

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Dr. Brandy Wicklow speaks at the WISDOM Symposium beside a projected slide on the theme of "gender revolution."

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WISDOM symposium addresses equity in research – including who’s being left out

October 17, 2023 — 
Speakers at the WISDOM Equity Symposium emphasized that to achieve equity in research, scientists must take into account gender as well as biological sex.

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Extreme closeup of in vitro fertilization.

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UM scientists to investigate why embryos fail to implant after in vitro fertilization

October 12, 2023 — 
Study team will recruit 100 couples undergoing IVF at Heartland Fertility in Winnipeg

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The Pride flag hangs from a wire in Brodie Centre atrium next to the Métis flag, Treaty One flag, flag of Manitoba, and flag of Canada.

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Pride flag flies permanently on Bannatyne campus

October 10, 2023 — 
The Pride flag now has a permanent home on the Bannatyne campus.

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