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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'News Release'
December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Extended Education, News Release, Outreach
December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Staff, business, human ecology, psychology
Three University of Manitoba researchers with international reputations in their respective fields have been named some of Canada’s most powerful and influential women.
Drs. Joan Durrant, Joanne Keselman and Samia Barakat have been named as recipients of the Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, these […]
December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research
The Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE), a collaboration of leading Canadian HIV/AIDS researchers, will undertake an innovative research program to find new effective approaches to cure HIV infection in humans. The project, led by Dr. Éric A. Cohen in Montréal and nine principal investigators across the country-including the University of Manitoba’s Dr. Keith Fowke-received $8.7 […]
November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, English, Environment and Geography, History, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, arts, human ecology
Two University of Manitoba graduate students are recipients of fellowships that will enable their studies on the human face of Arctic sovereignty and an examination of Franco-manitoban identity.
The C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture fund graduate students working in the areas of creative writing and/or oral culture. The recipients […]
November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Convocation, News Release, Outreach, Students, graduate studies, homecoming
The deadline is approaching for nominations for the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards.
The Awards recognize University of Manitoba graduates who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives, and who have been an inspiration to fellow alumni, current students and the community.
In 2014, the award categories are expanding. In addition to the […]
November 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release, arts, conference
The ability to speak another language in today’s world of disappearing boundaries and enhanced communication is invaluable. The capacity to exchange ideas and information in one another’s language and the insight into the culture and history of our co-workers derived from that study are a necessary part of mutual understanding.
To celebrate a century of education […]
November 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, Sports
At Misericordia Health Centre, a University of Manitoba researcher and her team in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management are studying how to keep office workers healthier. Their findings may lead to changes in your work environment, at a reasonable cost to employers.
“Over the last decades, a shift towards the service industry has meant […]