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Farmland in Oxbow, Saskatchewan.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

‘Farmland Matters’ podcast hosted by UM master’s students

June 24, 2022 — 
Four University of Manitoba Masters Students created a podcast based on their research into how patterns of farmland ownership are changing across the Canadian Prairies.

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Woman sitting in patio chair, outdoors in front of green trees. She is wearing a grad cap and gown and holding her degree.

Faculty of Arts

Meet the 2022 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 7, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2022 undergraduate academic medal winners

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Wpg Free Press — LGBTTQ+ students picked on, feel unsafe: report

March 31, 2022 — 
'Student members of the LGBTTQ+ community are far more likely to be victims of targeted harassment and feel unsafe at school than their peers who are cisgender and heterosexual, Manitoba researchers have found — once again'

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Tokunoshima, Japan in winter. Palm trees in the foreground with the ocean in the distance.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Master’s student pursues research with support from the Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

October 14, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba graduate student Hanika Nakagawa is one of this year’s recipients of the Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement.

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University sign Fort Garry campus

Research funding supports BIG ideas

June 15, 2021 — 
Dozens of research projects have received over $6.5 million in funding to support research excellence in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering fields

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A man holds a child

We must eliminate profit-making from child care and elder care

May 28, 2021 — 
The need for public child care and elder care is growing

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Stephen Alalade sitting at a computer desk.


Find an opportunity to learn and grow

November 17, 2020 — 
You have many career options with an Arts degree! Stephen Alalade’s [BA Adv/2015] story showcases how an Arts degree can quickly connect you to the world of full-time work.

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

No ‘back to normal’ after COVID-19

August 12, 2020 — 
COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the inequities of Canada’s current “curative” health-care system and the problems associated with viewing health policy in isolation from social factors.

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A smoke stack at sunset

SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Special police marching west down Portage from Main Street during June 10, 2019 riot. // Winnipeg Tribune Photograph Collection at U of M Archives and Special Collections

The Conversation: Lessons from the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 have much to teach us about our future

April 26, 2019 — 
A century ago, the Winnipeg General Strike shut down what was then Canada’s third-largest city

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