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Cotton candy skies over campus, captured on Instagram by @farjadtariq

Trending: For the week of April 24 – 30

April 24, 2017 — 

Welcome to ‘Trending’, where each week we share a few things to watch for on social media.

Here’s what we’re talking about this week:

  • Spring has hit campus in full force and we’re loving all the green finally popping up on #umanitoba! How about those beautiful evening skies in our shot of the week? Stunning.
  • Speaking of great shots…have you entered the UofM Student Instagram Photo Contest for April? There’s one week left to enter for your chance to win!
  • It’s National Volunteer Week from April 23rd to 29th. Watch for profiles of our campus community volunteers on social media this week and find out what’s happening nationally at #NVW2017.
  • On May 2nd, we celebrate the incredible achievements our alumni at the annual University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards. Find out who’s performing, learn more about the recipients and get event sneak peeks at #UMDAA2017 on Twitter and Instagram.
  • Save the date: spring convocation celebrations kick off in May with the 24th annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow on May 6th. Follow #umgradpowwow and #umindigenous.
  • Science Rendezvous is a science and engineering carnival with an art twist for every age. Bring the whole family to this free event on our Fort Garry Campus on May 13th. Follow #SR2017 for more.
  • Did you know we are celebrating 140 years as a University and 150 years as a country? Learn more at #UM140 and #Canada150.

As always, join us and the rest of our community talking about the U of M by following #umanitoba on Twitter and Instagram.

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