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RRC powwow

RRC’s 16th annual powwow is on May 6 in the north gym at the Notre Dame Campus. The event honouring indigenous graduates will include a pipe ceremony and a feast.

CoCo Ray Stevenson, a traditional singer and drummer, will be the master of ceremonies. There will be a special presentation in honour of Ian Hotomani, the former arena director who passed away last November.

Students graduating this year can register at For more information, contact Rhonda Klippenstein at 204-632-2363 or

Nursing award

The Canadian Association for Nursing Research (CANR) will award Kendra Rieger, an RRC nursing instructor, the Rising Star Graduate Student Research Award.

The award is presented to outstanding masters and doctoral nursing students. CANR is awarding Rieger to recognize research excellence in her work at the University of Manitoba, where she is part of the first group of PhD students in Manitoba. Her research focuses on arts and health, and studying creative approaches to teaching and learning.

Street science

Join science enthusiasts across Canada at Science Rendezvous on May 7. Last year, more than 200,000 attended the annual festival that takes “science out of the lab and onto the street.”

Scientists from The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba will put on science experiments and demonstrations at the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The complete list of activities is at