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Awards Recognize Teachers, Students Who Give of Themselves

March 15, 2017 at 2:35 pm
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This year marks the University of Manitoba’s 140th birthday. As we celebrate, we’re highlighting the theme of identity. Senator Murray Sinclair, former chief commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, has encouraged us all to reflect on four questions: Where do I come from? Where am I going? […]

The Power of a Pledge

October 14, 2016 at 11:57 am
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You may have heard in the news this week that Jerry Howarth, announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays, will not say the team name “Indians” while doing radio play-by-play for the Jays’ upcoming American League championship series. He’ll refer to the opposing baseball team only as “Cleveland.” Howarth says he […]

Homecoming, Thanksgiving reconnect generations

October 4, 2016 at 3:53 pm
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This long weekend, many of us will celebrate Thanksgiving – a time to reconnect with family members in a spirit of gratitude, share a visit and enjoy a special meal. One of the best things about such gatherings is that they bring the generations together. The university tradition of Homecoming […]