UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

Students News Archive

Graphic of person holding a certificate with the text Get Hired


Get Hired! Week of July 26th

July 26, 2021 — 
Are you looking for work, trying to get that first job, or want to gain experience in your field of study? You won’t want to miss the weekly edition of Get Hired, by Career Services!

, ,

Vaccine vials lined up

Do you need a COVID-19 vaccine?

July 26, 2021 — 
On Wednesday, July 28, the University of Manitoba is pleased to host a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Indigenous and international students and their families.

, , ,

Beautiful summertime shot of the Admin Building, taken for Instagram by @s.faarisphotos

Update on fall term at UM from President Benarroch

July 23, 2021 — 
As we see vaccine rates increase and case counts drop, we are on track for a phased return to in-person work and learning that respects the needs of our diverse community.

, , ,

John and Christine Wren

Faculty of Education

Engineering their careers in education

July 22, 2021 — 
Christine Wren (BSc (M.E.)/10, BSc/10, BEd/21) was building on her 10-year career as a mechanical engineer. Meanwhile, her husband, John Wren (BSc/08, PhD/14, BEd/15) was a lab instructor with a PhD under his belt. Although the successful, happily married couple were content in the careers, something was missing.

, , ,

Students walking by University Centre with yellow flowers in the foreground


Meet the 2021 Emerging Leaders

July 21, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Emerging Leader Awards.

, , , ,

Dr. Tracey Peter, Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

UM announces new Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

July 21, 2021 — 
Dr. Tracey Peter has been named Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) at the University of Manitoba, effective July 1, 2021

, , , , ,

Woman walking

The way of wellness – one step at a time

July 21, 2021 — 
'As options for wellness have lessened, it would appear many have returned to the basics and essentials.  I am referring to the practice of walking, an unassuming human activity that has shaped our species to the very core.' 

, , ,

A health-care worker wearing a face shield injects a needle into a client's arm.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Future health professionals shine on vaccination front lines

July 20, 2021 — 
When the call went out for paid staff to work at Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, many students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences felt honoured to join the ranks.

, , , , , , ,

Six IPCC team members talk with a simulated patient on Zoom. Image features UM/Rady Faculty logo and name of a student, HaKyung Bang.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional curriculum readies students to join health-care teams

July 19, 2021 — 
The interprofessional collaborative care (IPCC) curriculum prepares Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students to thrive as part of a team in the modern health-care environment.

, , , , , ,

A student works on a laptop on the UM campus


The show must go on

July 12, 2021 — 
Reflecting on the “pandemic year” in Student Affairs and offering insight to others as we look towards continued remote delivery in the fall


© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341