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Seven two-man fishing boats, of a variety of sizes, styles, materials, and ages sit tied up to a weathered wood dock on a perfectly calm lake during sunset.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Learn how social identities affect your teaching

February 28, 2024 — 
In the new UM Learn module “Understanding social identities among faculty and students,” instructors can learn to recognize their own identities and those of their students, to help them develop strategies that promote engagement and success in the classroom.

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Enjoy the Winter Term Break

February 16, 2024 — 
As we head into the Winter Term Break from February 19 to 23, I want to wish you all well.

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A student advisor chats with a student in a campus hallway. The advisor has a book open and the student looks at the book while listening to the advisor.

UM student supports and how to find them

January 17, 2024 — 
A breadth of resources have been developed to help with personal and academic needs and to help you stay connected

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Human Resources

Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2024/2025

January 12, 2024 — 
Applications due to HR March 1, 2024; program starts April 1, 2024

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Reimagining UM’s Pride experience

January 4, 2024 — 
As Pride evolves, so too should our visual experience and the look and feel of UM Pride. To help guide us on how UM should be represented and reflected at Pride, we want to hear from you, our community.

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UM-owned electric van at a fleet charging station.


UM’s path toward zero-emission vehicles

December 15, 2023 — 
UM takes steps to monitor and reduce transportation emissions from fleet vehicles and support a transition to Zero Emission Vehicles on our campuses.

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Student in a grocery store looking concerned about food prices.


Worrying about making ends meet? Learn about supports that can help

December 12, 2023 — 
If you’re struggling right now, please know there’s support available for eligible students.

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Campus Sustainability Map Launches

November 17, 2023 — 
The Office of Sustainability has launched a brand-new interactive map that highlights sustainability features and pedestrian and cycling trails on campus.

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UMSU University Centre in the fall. The leaves on the trees in front of the building have turned a yellow-orange and some have already fallen.

University Centre pharmacy and postal outlet closure

October 16, 2023 — 
Many services to be transferred to other existing locations on campus

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Still from video for UM Pension Plan (1993).

UM’s Pension Plan (1993) in a nutshell

October 16, 2023 — 
New video provides simplified overview of the employee pension plan and its benefits

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