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University of Manitoba (UM) student Shirley Wang [BSc/17].

UMRA bursary provides relief, opportunity

September 21, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba Retirees Association bursary is awarded to a deserving UM student pursuing an academic program who is facing financial challenges

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Stethoscope and globe

Two UM researchers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 13, 2021 — 
Drs. Keith Fowke and Ruth Ann Marie of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been appointed as Fellows.

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Royal Society of Canada

Highest honour for three UM professors

September 7, 2021 — 
Michael Eskin and Evelyn Forget are the newest UM Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, and Meghan Azad is a newest UM Member

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Faculty of Architecture

Undergraduate Research: Environmental Designers Driving Discovery

September 3, 2021 — 
Ten Faculty of Architecture students earned Undergraduate Research Awards this summer. Valued at $7,000 each, these awards enable students to work with researchers on projects that develop skills, drive discovery and inspire future studies and career trajectories.

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A Toronto actor and cabaret performer, a precarious employee, poses for a photo in April 2021 at the Elgin theatre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Let’s not forget about precarious work in this federal election — and beyond

September 2, 2021 — 
The pandemic is the backdrop to the ongoing federal election, and its attendant lockdowns have shone light on health and economic issues

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Winter wheat in field

Prairie wheat research groups commit $3.5 million to UM for wheat breeding activities

August 31, 2021 — 
Valued at over $3.5 million over five years, this agreement will ensure the continuation of the successful Fusarium head blight (FHB) nursery program, along with the winter wheat breeding program

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A physician who is part of the VCOP team speaks with a patient remotely.

Virtual Care expands options and support for Manitoba COVID-19 patients

August 26, 2021 — 
A group of physician specialists from various backgrounds began working on a concept that would eventually become the Virtual COVID-19 Outpatient Program (VCOP).

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bird in flight

One flew over the cuckoo clock

August 26, 2021 — 
UM team finds way to alter migration timing of birds that may help them adjust to climate change

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Chromosomes, magnified.

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Experimental equity

August 19, 2021 — 
Why sex matters in biomedical research

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A collection of diverse faces portrayed in a rainbow.

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Innovating diversity education

August 18, 2021 — 
A new twist on 2SLGBTQ+ awareness

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