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Hockey goal score light

The Conversation: How an NHL street party caused a social media storm about racism

April 18, 2019 — 
'We — and our media outlets — need to think about the ways we use language and how that language may perpetuate bias'

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CTV: Advocacy group calls for critical thinking on language amid whiteout celebrations

April 12, 2019 — 
Sociologist Lori Wilkinson weighs in


Parliament buildings in winter

Op-ed: No heroes in SNC-Lavalin saga

April 11, 2019 — 
"In my view, the scandal is more a failure of leadership and political management than it is an actual constitutional crisis."


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Op-ed: Agricultural innovation key to sector growth

April 4, 2019 — 
The government of Canada emphasized that the agri-food industry’s potential would only be realized through a concerted innovation mindset. So, what does innovation look like in the ag sector?


Wpg Free Press: U of M team believes method can quickly, accurately diagnose bipolar disorder, depression

April 4, 2019 — 
"What we’d like to do is commercialize this thing, if possible."



U of M’s Evelyn Forget selected for Donner Prize shortlist

April 2, 2019 — 
As the Donner Canadian Foundation has announced, Evelyn Forget an economist and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, has made the short list for the Donner Prize

Pavement and road traffic photo. // Image from Leif Norman.

Global/CJOB: Civil engineering prof says U of M studying pothole problem at pavement lab

March 28, 2019 — 
'Potholes are an ongoing problem for Manitoba drivers, but some of the province’s top thinkers are looking for an academic solution'



Wpg Free Press: U of M announces recipients of honorary degrees

March 28, 2019 — 
Each year, the University of Manitoba bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancement of culture, communications, education, administration, scholarship, leadership philanthropy, mentorship, or business


Israel Idonije honoured by Governor General

March 27, 2019 — 
Israel Idonije has received a Meritorious Service Decoration the Governor General of Canada

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a mom cares for her elderly dad

Op-ed: Caregiver Recognition Act falls through cracks

March 26, 2019 — 
April 2 is Caregiver Recognition Day in Manitoba. Although the provincial government began to legislate support for them in 2011, the momentum seems to have been lost, leaving caregivers to continue to toil relatively unseen and unhelped.


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