With the winter term now in session this is a reminder that all students, staff and visitors on campus can register their cell phone number to receive emergency text messages.
To “opt-in” simply send a message to 30000035 from your handheld device, with JOIN UMERG in the text line.
To “opt out”, text STOP UMERG to 30000035 from your handheld device.
You can also sign up on-line at https://www.umanitoba.ca/emergency_signup.html. However you will receive a request on your device from 30000035 to confirm your registration. Simply reply JOIN UMERG.
For more information about the University’s emergency notification system see https://www.umanitoba.ca/emergency.html.
I am pleased to extend a special invitation to attend the next session of our award-winning Visionary Conversations series: Who Gets Fed First?
Global Population Boom: 9 Billion Mouths to Feed. The event will be held on Wednesday, January 22nd, in the Robert B. Schultz Theatre, St. John's College - University of Manitoba. The panelists for the event are:
Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor in Biosystems Engineering
Dr. Vaclav Smil, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Dr. Karin Wittenberg, Associate Dean (Research) and Professor in
Animal Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Reception in the Galleria (Schultz Theatre foyer) \\ 6:30 - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion \\ 7:00 - 8:30 PM
We encourage you to bring a non-perishable food donation to support
the UM Foodbank.
The event is open to the public so feel free to invite friends or family.
To attend, please RSVP here.<http://securemail.etouchservices.com/answer_survey/79>
Dr. David T. Barnard
President and Vice-Chancellor
Be part of the conversation before, during and after the event:
Or join us on our media partner's site at cbc.ca/manitoba<http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/>
David T. Barnard, Ph.D., President and Vice-Chancellor
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