News Archive: University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

University of Manitoba Introduces Transformative Campus Sustainability Plan

“We are aware that as a sizeable institution, the University of Manitoba leaves a significant environmental footprint,” said University of Manitoba President David Barnard. “Our goal is to lessen that impact, while at the same time enhancing our work and learning environment. Having a strong sustainability strategy will ensure that we reach that goal, and will enable us to be innovators in campus sustainability.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

University Of Manitoba: Outreach Jazz Program Means Winnipeg’s Inner-City Students Have a Chance to Learn to Play Music like Never Before

The Bridge: Music Learning for Life is an outreach project that brings music instruction into Winnipeg’s under-served neighborhoods, inspiring at-risk students to find positive ways of expressing themselves and helping them feel connected to the community at large. It is a trailblazing program dear to Kirby, who grew up in a tough St. Louis neighbourhood. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

University of Manitoba President Barnard Congratulates Selinger Government

“We look forward to building on the co-operative and productive relationship we already enjoy with Premier Selinger and his government,” said president Barnard. “A strong post-secondary education system and a robust innovation agenda are critical to our province’s future and we will be working to advance these important issues over the next four years.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

Michael Benarroch to Lead Asper School

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Michael Benarroch assume leadership of the University of Manitoba’s business school. His proven success as an administrative leader, as well as his highly collaborative approach and his teaching and research achievements, will ensure the School continues its tradition of excellence,” said Dr. David T. Barnard, president and vice-chancellor at the University of Manitoba. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

University of Manitoba: Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Conduct Research in the USA Comparing American Indian Boarding Schools and Canadian Residential Schools

As a Fulbright Scholar with the University of New Mexico’s Department of Sociology, Woolford’s project will compare American Indian boarding schools and Canadian residential schools, and he hopes to address questions of genocide and learn about the movement for boarding school reparations. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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University of Manitoba President David Barnard mourns passing of Reg Alcock

University of Manitoba: Farm and Food Discovery Centre Opens to the Public

The Centre is a new, hands-on interpretive facility that explores the ways in which food is made in Canada. It features interactive exhibits, public programs and events that explore modern farming and food production, and the science and technology that provide healthy, sustainable food for Manitoba and the world. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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