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Fall Convocation 2019


Meet the medal recipients of Fall Convocation 2019

October 18, 2019 — 
Created in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have become the most prestigious award for outstanding achievements that Canadian students can receive.




It’s time to get spooky with this month’s Instagram photo contest

October 18, 2019 — 
Spooky season is here! Time to show your Halloween spirit as we are running a Halloween themed photo contest on @umstudent. Are you dressing up for Halloween? Carving pumpkins and putting up web decorations? Attending a Halloween-themed event on (or off) campus? Or maybe campus is just giving you a spooky vibe on a gloomy day?

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Flu shots on campus

October 18, 2019 — 
The University Health Service is offering flu shots to any staff, student or member of the general public

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Manitoba’s newest nurses, nurse researchers graduate

October 17, 2019 — 
Over 100 new nurses will be welcomed to the profession on Thursday, October 17, as the College of Nursing at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will hold its fall convocation and pinning ceremony at Fort Garry campus

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Research Seminar Series returns for 2019/20

October 16, 2019 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Research Seminar Series kicks off for the 2019/2020 academic year on October 24th, with a talk by Dr. Donna Goodwin, professor at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport & Recreation.

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Convocation Time Lapse screen shot

President Barnard’s address to graduands

October 15, 2019 — 
'What you think and do is critical on campus in our city and in our country'

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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Revisit UM Essentials during Student Success Month

October 11, 2019 — 
Student Success Month continues through October with a variety of workshops that highlight UM resources available to help support learners at all levels.  For new students who are looking for resources and support on campus, UM Essentials is a great place to start.

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Ellen Sikorski and Nick McKenzie fell in love while at UM

Sometimes, conflict can lead to love

October 11, 2019 — 
They fell in love at UM and married this year, and they’re graduating together during Fall Convocation 2019

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Kevin Young, instructor, Extended Education

Extended Education

Manage your career development

October 10, 2019 — 
"You can become better.” - Kevin Young

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