More than two dozen members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) lined up outside the U of M senate chambers today to protest what the association president called a “closed, secretive” process to find the next president of the university.
“Breaking stereotypes” was the theme of last week’s Islam Awareness Week activities at the U of M.
The LGBTTQ* student group Rainbow Pride Mosaic (RPM) gathered signatures last week to gauge support — or lack thereof — for changing the title of UMSU’s LGBTTQ* representative.
UMSU joined university campuses across Canada last week to foster awareness of mental wellness by taking part in the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) #StudentsLetsAct initiative.
Mere months after the resignation of the U of M’s vice-provost of Indigenous engagement — who cited a lack of response on Indigenous issues by the school’s administration — another Indigenous member of the U of M has announced their departure.
UMSU LGBTTQ* representative Eun-Bi Kang has said she will resign this week, likely after the union’s Feb. 7 board meeting.
Ford’s initiative to cut mandatory student union dues is an unsubtle attack on organizing politics.
An artist slated to perform at UMSU’s Frost Fest — which was abruptly cancelled last week — was dropped from the bill after telling organizers he would publicly criticize the union’s recent condemnation of the Canadian Federation of Students for affirming its support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
The Desautels faculty of music started the year on a high note by appointing a new dean.
Students looking to party at UMSU’s fourth annual Frost Fest were left out in the cold last week after the event was cancelled. According to…