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CBC: ‘Right in their own backyard’: New Google Earth project maps Canada’s residential schools

December 13, 2017 — 
"In this project, you can actually see residential schools, you can see where they were, and that helps make it that much more concrete"

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Wpg Free Press: U of M grad to sit on International Criminal Court

December 11, 2017 — 
Kimberly Prost, who graduated from here in 1981 and was called to the Manitoba bar in 1982, was elected this week with five other judges

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CBC: New book explores the history of disability from ancient Greece to modern day

December 4, 2017 — 
A new book co-edited by a University of Manitoba professor is exploring the role people with disabilities have played throughout history in cultures across the world

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CBC: Trudeau names two new Senators, including Canada’s first female Indigenous dentist

December 4, 2017 — 
Dr. Mary Jane McCallum has worked to provide important dental and health services to a range of northern, First Nations, and Indigenous communities throughout Manitoba

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CBC: Why do mosquitoes seem so attracted to some people and not others?

December 4, 2017 — 
Kateryn Rochon explains

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Globe and Mail: How family ties help moms unbind from addiction

December 3, 2017 — 
A University of Manitoba study, published this fall in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, showed women tended to have higher rates of mental illness and substance use disorder diagnoses after their children were taken into care.

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CBC: 1 in 5 Canadians infected with HIV doesn’t know it

December 1, 2017 — 
'One in five Canadians infected with HIV doesn't know it, so federal scientists are looking for ways to make testing more accessible'

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Times Higher Education: Can Canada bring more Indigenous people and knowledge into universities?

December 1, 2017 — 
'Universities have been a bastion for honest conversations about who we’ve been and how we’ve been. They’ve also been bastions of advancing Indigenous thoughts and advancing indigenous ideas'

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CBC: U of M prof makes the case for sexbots

November 28, 2017 — 
"Sexbots aren't going to necessarily replace human partners, but I think they're potentially a powerful tool in addressing people's isolation," says Neil McArthur.

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Wpg Free Press: Honey, do these genes make me look hypertensive?

November 23, 2017 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba’s Richardson Centre for Nutraceuticals are hoping to begin rectifying the situation of home gene tests and shoddy science

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