Entries Tagged as 'News'

Recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards announced

February 24th, 2014 · No Comments · News

The first recipients of the expanded University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards include a former refugee, a chemical weapons inspector, a Manitoba industry leader, an Indigenous community leader and a human rights scholar and advocate.In 2014, the Distinguished Alumni Award has grown to include four new categories. The new awards recognize University of Manitoba graduates […]

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Freedom of religion, or freedom from religion?

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, History, News, Peace and Justice

Is government going too far in the secularization of our society?
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 institution, the University of Manitoba is ideally positioned to play a critical role in fostering dialogue around emerging […]

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Non-Acute Care Third Leading Cause for Hospital Bed Use, Occupying 264 Beds

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research

A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) on hospital use in Manitoba found that patients designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC) accounted for only 3.4% of inpatient admissions, but used 16.6% of all the days of hospital care provided. Patients designated as ALC are those who do not require acute care, […]

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Aboriginal Issues Press Book Launch

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, CEOS, Indigenous, News

Tomorrow, as part of Homecoming 2013, Aboriginal Issues Press and the university’s Office of Indigenous Achievement will host the book launch of Connective Pedagogy: Elder Epistemology, Oral Tradition and Community.
What: Book launch and book signing
When: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library in Kanee Ga Ni-What Kee-Kandamowin Anishinabeck (First Peoples […]

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Our biggest pep rally yet

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, News, Students

As part of Orientation 2013, over 6,000 new and current students, staff and faculty will be cheering on 400 uniformed Bison Athletes at a Pep Rally on September 3 in Investors Group Field.
“This is going to be the largest pep rally the University of Manitoba has ever held,” said Brendan Hughes, Director of Student Life […]

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Innovating MBA Education

August 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Asper School, News

The University of Manitoba has launched a new innovative program:  the Asper MBA Executive Mentor program.  The program connects Asper MBA students with inspirational business leaders to provide MBA students with the opportunity to establish a professional network and gain insight into organizational culture, while increasing their knowledge of a specific industry.
Asper MBA Mentors act as […]

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An app that does everything

August 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Mobile, News, Staff, Students

The umanitoba mobile app was designed to enhance the campus experience by providing timely, location-specific information for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Features include Desire2Learn (a curriculum management system), grades, class schedule, BookStore access, resources for new students, news, events, campus directory, library search, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, transit schedules, maps, food services, emergency information, and […]

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