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Human Rights 2017 News Archive

First lecture in the Beyond Crisis event series features acclaimed author Juan Cole

Being young, being Arab, in an age of revolution

December 6, 2017 — 
First lecture in the Beyond Crisis event series featured a talk from acclaimed author Juan Cole

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Vaclav Havel Bust Unveiling

Sculpture of former Czech president unveiled

June 13, 2017 — 
On June 14, a sculpture of Havel was unveiled at the U of M. He was the last President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic, and an influential Czech playwright, poet, and political dissident

(L-R) Katelin Neufeld and Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti.

Social change: are you doing it right?

June 9, 2017 — 
Katelin Neufeld [MA/14] is the inaugural recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship in Human Rights

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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips from those who have walked that path before them

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Nahlah Ayed Prize winners know why they are here: to make the world better

March 8, 2017 — 
Each year, two students who demonstrate exceptional commitment and leadership skills, and whose actions are helping to bridge the local and the global, are awarded the Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership & Global Citizenship

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