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Office of Sustainability

Why should you shop local this holiday season?

December 2, 2019 — 
It's easy to shop local with the University of Manitoba's Holiday Farmers' Market on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UMSU University Centre.

campus community, community engagement, Faculty and Staff, Office of Sustainability, Staff, Students

Information Services and Technology

IST Client Services changes name to IST Engagement Services

December 2, 2019 — 
The Information Services and Technology (IST) is pleased to announce that our Client Services department has changed its name to IST Engagement Services. “We are excited about the new department name. It reflects the importance of engaging with our colleagues, partnering with faculty, staff, researchers and students and focusing on long-term relationships with our peers at the university,” says K-L Holter, Director, IST Engagement Services.

campus community, Faculty and Staff, Information Services & Technology, Students

Office of Sustainability

Got e-waste?

November 13, 2019 — 
Did you know, all electronic waste must be brought to a designated drop off location to be recycled?

campus community, community engagement, Faculty and Staff, Office of Sustainability, Staff, Students

Dr. Rodrigo França is looking to strengthen teeth from the inside out and maintain enamel longer, using microscopic nanoparticles.

CTV: Nanoparticles may prevent tooth decay

November 12, 2019 — 
Dr. Rodrigo França is looking to strengthen teeth from the inside out and maintain enamel longer, using microscopic nanoparticles.

Faculty and Staff, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Research and International

People of various abilities on campus

Human Resources

Creating personalized emergency response plans

November 12, 2019 — 
One in four Manitobans have a disability. That means one in four of us may face barriers to safely exit our workplace in an emergency.

accessibility, Faculty and Staff

Person looking at credit card as they login into a laptop computer

Information Services and Technology

Don’t toss your keys to a hacker!

November 4, 2019 — 
Your university UMnetID, email address, and password are your keys to using our campus systems. They allow you to log into your email, UMLearn, all of your student records, financial records and the important data you have stored on your personal or shared drives. Imagine if those keys got into the wrong hands?

Cybersecurity, Faculty and Staff, Information Security, Things to Know

The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967

Libraries

The Falcon Lake UFO Files

October 31, 2019 — 
On May 20, 1967, something happened in the wilderness around Falcon Lake, Manitoba, that has never been adequately explained

Alumni, Archives and Special Collections, campus community, Faculty and Staff, front and centre, Libraries, Philanthropy

Administration Building

Human Resources

Retirement planning sessions for faculty and staff

October 22, 2019 — 
Current faculty and staff who are plan members of the University of Manitoba Pension Plan (1993) and who are planning to retire within the next five years, are invited to register for the upcoming retirement planning sessions being offered by human resources.

Faculty and Staff, human resources

Administration Building

Human Resources

Employees can use premium payments for Healthcare Spending Account reimbursement

October 15, 2019 — 
All faculty and staff eligible for Group Insurance Benefits should check their Employee Self-Service for their online statement outlining premium payments employees made under their health plan from April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019.

Faculty and Staff, human resources, Things to Know

Grade 9 students in lab

Human Resources

Take Our Kids to Work Day an opportunity for experiential learning

October 7, 2019 — 
Students can job-shadow their U of M host for the full day or participate in the scheduled programming.

Faculty and Staff

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