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Office of Sustainability

Take part in Plastic-Free July

July 2, 2020 — 
Are you ready to join the "Choose to refuse" single-use plastic challenge for the entire month of July?

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Introducing the 2020 Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients

June 29, 2020 — 
Shubhneet Thind, a student from Miles Macdonell Collegiate, and Joshua Bond of Westwood Collegiate will soon join the UM community.

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An aerial view of the University campus overlooking the Admin building, taken in Fall 2016.

A message from Dr. Janice Ristock, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), on Fall Term 2020

May 13, 2020 — 
I am writing today to provide information on Fall Term 2020.

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What are you doing while you’re #umHomeBound?

April 27, 2020 — 
Feeling bored or lethargic while stuck at home? Why not take this opportunity to take some time for yourself or even spend time on that long-neglected hobby! Show us how you’re keeping yourself entertained while being practicing social distancing? Are you testing your cooking skills? Doing DIY projects? Living the island life in Animal Crossing? Share your favourite self-quarantine pastime with @umstudent on Instagram and use the hashtag #umHomeBound for a chance to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!

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Faculty of Education

New scholarships enhance global learning opportunities

March 10, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is one of six Canadian universities sharing $1.8 million from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) program to support an international exchange.

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What are you up to this #uofmWinterBreak?

February 18, 2020 — 
It’s the Winter Break! For this month’s photo contest, we are running a Winter Break contest. What are your plans this week? Prepping for your upcoming midterms? Getting ahead on your assignments? Or just chilling at home? Whether you’re loaded with schoolwork or just enjoying the break by travelling, make sure you share your experience with us through the hashtag #uofmWinterBreak! Also, make sure you’re following @umstudent for to get selected to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card. Enjoy your break!

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University of Manitoba


What’s open on campus over the holiday break?

December 17, 2019 — 
Most of the UM will close for the winter holiday at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 20 and reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020

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Fall Convocation 2019


Dear friends and families

October 9, 2019 — 
What your guests should know for your convocation ceremony

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba students plan events on campus for Global Climate Strike

September 23, 2019 — 
In observance of the Global Climate Strike, UM students are planning campus events from Sept. 23-27 to create awareness of environmental issues and the strike itself.

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Nikolaus Reichert

Price Faculty of Engineering

2019 Schulich Leader: Nikolaus Reichert

August 21, 2019 — 
When Reichert isn’t being a typical first-year UM engineering student, he’s designing high-altitude weather balloons capable of recording more than three times the data of an average balloon

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