The Government of Manitoba is partnering with Extended Education at the University of Manitoba to develop new professional development programs for adult literacy instructors. Continuing education in Extended Education at the University is creating a series of courses that will ensure that participants from more than 42 adult literacy centers in 80 locations across the […]
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December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Extended Education, News Release, Outreach
November 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Staff, human ecology, sustainability
ArtsJunktion MB Inc. is a community-based, charitable organization committed to redistributing reusable materials. Its continuing goals include hosting artists in residence and providing workshop space for artists, teachers, students and community groups. It also provides the community with display space for local art and projects made from reused items and educates visiting groups about environmental […]
October 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Education, Law, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, psychology
Is bullying prevalent in our world today? Is workplace bullying as bad as or worse than what goes on in the schoolyard? Have we become used to being bullied?
Visionary Conversations is hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard and features trailblazing researchers and alumni experts from the University of Manitoba. As Manitoba’s only research-intensive post-secondary […]
October 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Education, Indigenous, Kinesiology, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Sports, Students
In 2006, a partnership was formed between the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s Basketball Team and the Skownan First Nation. That year, Running With the Bison was created, a unique outreach and community initiative that included a basketball camp and a retreat.
Career Trek was also a partner with the team on the initiative with students […]
October 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Staff
Dr. Jerome Cranston doesn’t sugar-coat the memory of his first thoughts upon arriving in Kolkata, India, for a ten-day visit in February of 2013. With shocking conditions everywhere, Cranston, acting associate dean of undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Education, says he had a brief moment of horror and regret over his decision to pursue […]
August 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Astronomy, Education, Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Science, Students, physics
As commercial space travel inches closer to reality, Manitoba primary and high school students are learning and training for the next phase of space exploration. At the University of Manitoba, the Manitoba Space Camp 2013 is designed to bring space travel and space exploration “down to Earth.”
“During the next decade, space exploration will grow in […]
July 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Science, Students
An innovative science program for students in Winnipeg’s inner city has just wrapped up, and by all accounts, it has been a major success.
WISE Kid-Netic Energy, supported by the Faculty of Engineering and a member of Actua (a national organization with a focus on engaging youth who are typically underrepresented and underserved in science, technology, […]