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Manitoba Suspends Classroom Learning Indefinitely Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Remote and Online Learning, Assessment to Continue Through Innovation and Work of Teachers: Goertzen At the advice of the chief provincial public health officer, Manitoba is suspending classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students indefinitely for this school year to help ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the impact of COVID-19 throughout the province, Premier […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202022 Views

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Winnipeg U: All campus buildings to close until further notice

Today we are taking additional measures to safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community — and support public health efforts — during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. At 5:00 pm this afternoon (Monday, March 23), all campus buildings will close until further notice. Access will be limited to those who are delivering essential services, such as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202020 Views

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Profile of MB Chief Medical & Nursing Officers, alumni Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa – UM Today

March 24, 2020 — In a feature profiling Canada’s Chief Medical Officers across the country, Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press noted two outstanding UM alumni: Manitoba’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brent Roussin (BSc/96, MD/00, JD/09, MPH/11) and Chief Nursing Officer Lanette Siragusa (BN/95, MN/08): Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public health officer, recently told reporters he […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202033 Views

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Couple shares honour at Indigenous awards ceremony – UM Today

March 17, 2020 — For two recipients of this year’s Indigenous Awards of Excellence, the award had an added significance, as they were able to share their achievement with their spouse. PhD student Amanda Fowler-Woods, Community Health Sciences, and associate professor Dr. Melinda Fowler-Woods were both recipients in student and faculty categories respectively. “It means […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202020 Views

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UWinnipeg readies for 18th annual Spring Pow Wow

The community will gather to honour the academic achievements of graduating First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students during The University of Winnipeg’s 18th annual Spring Pow Wow. The annual celebration, which is taking place at the Duckworth Centre on Saturday, March 21, also recognizes the hard work by faculty, staff, and the community that has […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202033 Views

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Winnipeg U – Alootook Ipellie: Walking both sides of an invisible border

Gallery 1C03 is the final stop in a touring exhibition honouring the work of Inuit artist and writer, Alootook Ipellie (1951-2007). The show, which began in Ottawa in late 2018, will be at The University of Winnipeg until April 11, 2020. Jennifer Gibson, Gallery 1C03 director and curator, met Ipellie when she lived in Ottawa […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202031 Views

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Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence – UM Today

March 11, 2020 — The Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) recognized 10 Indigenous students, staff and faculty who go above and beyond to make UM a more inclusive and supportive learning and work environment at a celebratory event on March 9. More than 100 people, including nominators, friends and family, gathered to witness the honouring […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202033 Views

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Residential schools podcast highlights history and legacy of survivors – APTN News

March 4, 2020 There’s a new way to learn about residential schools and hear stories from survivors. A three part podcast series titled Residential Schools was launched by Historica Canada earlier this week. The podcast is hosted by Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais. “Right now there’s a lot of tension in our country, lot of political things that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202046 Views

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Trimbee leaving UWinnipeg to join MacEwan University

Dr. Annette Trimbee will leave her role as President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg at the end of July. She is moving to Edmonton where she will become the new President and Vice-Chancellor of MacEwan University, effective August 1, 2020. “Dr. Trimbee’s impact has been significant and she has created a lasting legacy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202040 Views

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Spotlight on women leaders, researchers, and community builders

In recognition of International Women’s Day, The University of Winnipeg is highlighting the work of five women leaders, researchers, and community builders whose work is making a significant contribution to Canada’s environment, health, communities, and economy. “Women across Canada are leading and innovating in all areas of society,” said UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202048 Views

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