University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Barnard welcomed dignitaries to the University of Manitoba today to celebrate the start of construction of the new Active Living Centre.On hand were Premier Greg Selinger, Minister of State (Transport) Steven Fletcher and Member of Parliament for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia, Mayor Sam Katz, and former University of Manitoba […]
October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Kinesiology, News, News Release
October 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Kinesiology, News
University of Manitoba President Dr. David Barnard, Premier Greg Selinger, Minister of State (Transport) Steven Fletcher and Member of Parliament for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia, Mayor Sam Katz and former University of Manitoba Bison (and current NFL player) Israel Idonije will launch the start of the Active Living Centre’s construction tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.
Live music, outdoor fitness […]
March 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Kinesiology, News, Research
Tomorrow Gordon “Professor Popsicle” Giesbrecht and 400 students from Lockport School will demonstrate how rural students can take shelter from winter weather in case they need to evacuate a burning school.
Currently, if a fire occurs in the winter at a rural school and students evacuate immediately without grabbing extra clothing, they will wait in frigid […]
October 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Kinesiology, News Release
Michael Campbell, professor in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, has won a Skål International “green award” for his work in sustainable gorilla tourism in Uganda.
Campbell took home the trophy for best Educational Program at the tenth annual Skål International Sustainable Development in Tourism Awards recently held in Finland. Founded in […]
August 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Kinesiology, News Release
Athletic therapy graduates from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management keep Winnipeg’s professional athletes in competing form.
The Winnipeg Jets have four athletic therapists and they all graduated from the University of Manitoba. They worked for the Manitoba Moose and were kept on staff when the new team arrived. Rob Milette (B.E.S.S./02) […]
September 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Media, Video
Rick Mercer reconnected with professor Gordon Giesbrecht from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management to look at how to escape from a car sinking in water.
In summary: Seatbelts. Window. Children. Out.
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September 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Kinesiology, News Release
Back-to-school season can be tough on the wallet — whether you’re a cash-strapped student or one of the parents who winds up footing their bills.
That’s why the University of Manitoba’s Bison Recreation Services department is pleased to announce a week’s worth of free programming, aimed at taking the strain off your bank account while getting […]