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Research and International


July 13, 2020 — 
From the daily media we view to the products we consume, from the clothing we wear and the spaces we inhabit to the vehicles that transport us on the road systems we use and the weather data we rely upon in planning our day, design plays a role in almost everything.


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Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

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Late School of Art Professor Cliff Eyland

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School of Art mourns late Professor Cliff Eyland

May 20, 2020 — 
Acting Director Dr. Jeff Taylor and the entire School of Art community are grieving at the passing of Prof. Cliff Eyland.


Online exhibition features UM students’ artwork

May 5, 2020 — 
A School of Art third-year photo projects class has launched an online exhibition of all-new photographic artwork about the COVID-19 pandemic



UM alumnus recognized with Sobey Art Award

April 28, 2020 — 
Luther Konadu [BFA(Hons)/2019] , one of 25 exceptional Canadian artists on the jury-selected 2020 longlist, received $25,000 from the Sobey Art Award, Canada's most prestigious contemporary art prize.

Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Exhibition curated by Oliver Botar brings Bauhaus to the masses

February 10, 2020 — 
Professor Oliver Botar sat down with UM Today to talk about Bauhaus design, why you are probably interacting with the design right now and don’t know it, and how UM contributed to the movement in Canada.

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Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Akimbo: We the Centre at Patel Division Projects, Toronto

January 13, 2020 — 
'There must be something in the river water that runs through the city because Winnipeg continues to provide a home for new artists'


Announcing new leadership appointments

December 4, 2019 — 
UM is pleased to announce acting and extended appointments

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