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University of Manitoba Names 12th President and Vice-Chancellor

University of Manitoba Names 12th President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Michael Benarroch
Dr. Michael Benarroch (ALIA YOUSSEF PHOTO)

The University of Manitoba has named Dr. Michael Benarroch as its 12th president and vice-chancellor.

Benarroch was raised in Winnipeg and takes over for Dr. David Barnard, who will complete his 12 years of service as U of M president next summer.

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Bisons Recruit Brenna Bedosky, Volleyball Opening 2019-20 Season

Bisons Recruit Brenna Bedosky, Volleyball Opening 2019-20 Season

Brenna Bedosky
Manitoba Bisons volleyball recruit and Winnipeg native Brenna Bedosky. (JOHN GAUDES / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — As the Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams prepare to open their season Saturday at Investors Group Athletic Centre, the women’s squad is looking ahead to 2020-21.

The Herd introduced local recruit Brenna Bedosky on Friday. The Collège Jeanne-Sauvé product is a middle blocker currently playing for her high school and the Junior Bisons Volleyball Club.

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U of M Graduates 114 Nurses During Pinning Ceremony

U of M Graduates 114 Nurses During Pinning Ceremony

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

WINNIPEG — More than 100 new nurses joined the profession during a pinning ceremony Thursday at the University of Manitoba.

The convocation saw 114 new graduates recite the U of M Bachelor of Nursing pledge, which was inspired by the 1893 Florence Nightingale Pledge and has been adapted by the university.

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Man Charged with Degrading Children’s Clothing at University of Manitoba

Man Charged with Degrading Children’s Clothing at University of Manitoba

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestA Winnipeg man has been charged after he allegedly deposited his own semen on the clothing of children.

Police say the man gained access to unsecured lockers in the Frank Kennedy/Active Living Centre at the University of Manitoba earlier this year, where he then took the clothing of children aged five to 11 and deposited seminal fluid on it before returning the garments.

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Manitoba University Cuts Ties with Ebola Researcher Pending RCMP Investigation

Manitoba University Cuts Ties with Ebola Researcher Pending RCMP Investigation

By The Canadian Press

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The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg is shown in a Tuesday, May 19, 2009 photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba says it has cut ties with an Ebola vaccine researcher pending the results of an RCMP investigation.

A spokesperson said the school has ended the non-salaried adjunct appointments of Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and her husband Keding Cheng.

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How to Think Yourself Into a Fit Person

How to Think Yourself Into a Fit Person

By Shaelyn Strachan, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba

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Many of us, aware of the benefits of exercise, try to stick to a routine, only to find our sneakers at the back of the closet when the weather doesn’t co-operate, our routine is disrupted or we are short of time.

One way to turn an exercise fling into a long-term commitment is to develop an exercise identity. An exercise identity is what we imagine when we think of an “exerciser.” For most, this is someone who goes to the gym regularly or prioritizes their walk despite a busy schedule.

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