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Rural road.

arts News

Op-ed: Building a political road between urban and rural Canadians

November 30, 2018 — 
If whole swaths of people in a democracy feel ignored and neglected, we should eventually expect a response. That response in the U.S. came in the form of Trump. Could something similar happen in Canada?

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Faculty of Arts graduate Annette Riziki is the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship for 2019

alumni News

U of M’s 99th Rhodes Scholar ‘beat the odds’ to get an education

November 26, 2018 — 
U of M honoured to announce that Faculty of Arts grad Annette Riziki is the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship

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Under Milk Wood

arts News

Catch a one-of-a-kind staged radio production of Under Milk Wood

November 20, 2018 — 
Join the Black Hole Theatre for their unique production of Under Milk Wood, an intriguing play that follows the ordinary, day-to-day life of the people within a small Welsh fishing village.

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The Conversation: In defence of Statistics Canada’s request for financial data

November 19, 2018 — 
Proposal to collect a range of detailed financial data from 500,000 Canadians has certainly touched a nerve

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(L-R): PROFESSOR TRUST BETA IN HER LAB WITH STUDENTS YUWEI SONG AND PAMELA DRAWBRIDGE.

agricultural-and-food-sciences News

University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

November 14, 2018 — 
New and renewed chairs will receive an investment of $9.5 million from the CRC program

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CBC: ​Q&A: Lori Wilkinson explains why ‘It’s OK to be white’ posters are not OK

November 9, 2018 — 
Lori Wilkinson is a professor of sociology at the U of M who specializes in anti-racism. She talked about the posters, the message and how we should react to them with CBC Manitoba's Information Radio host Marcy Markusa

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Teaghan Pryor at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

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Mentoring research

November 8, 2018 — 
Awards program fosters undergraduate researchers

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Frank Baragar (left) with his brothers Frederick [BA/1914] and Charles [BA/1910, MD/1914] in 1918. All three brothers enlisted and survived the First World War.

alumni News

‘Won’t peace be wonderful?’: saluting our WWI alumni

November 6, 2018 — 
Reflecting on some of our alumni who served in the First World War and lived to become influential Manitobans

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Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing, the final resting place for nearly 12,000 First World War servicemen.

alumni News

Alumni Insights: All is Quiet (Cycling the Ypres Salient)

November 5, 2018 — 
'Cycling the Ypres Salient was an amazingly educational and emotional experience'

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Faculty of Arts professors named Professor Emeritus

November 5, 2018 — 
On Thursday, October 11, the following professors in the Faculty of Arts were honoured with the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus for their many contributions and years of service to the University of Manitoba.

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