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Experts available for comment on federal budget

March 22, 2017 — 
Economists and political scientists available to media

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Nuit Blanche 2016 Winnipeg. Photo credit: Kira Koop.

Faculty of Science

All STEAMed Up

February 1, 2017 — 
STEAM came about as a way to take what are known as the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and incorporate Art and Design into the mix. The program endeavours to dispel the twin myths of the socially awkward, uncommunicative scientist and the self-involved, impractical artist while simultaneously using artistic creativity and practical science not only to facilitate innovation, but to make the subjects more accessible to those not currently involved with STEM.

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Covers of previous issues of FAQ

Faculty of Arts

The New FAQ

January 5, 2017 — 
Teaching feminism to undergraduate students is inherently rewarding. Because it is grounded in everyday life, students are able to make connections between theoretical concepts and their own experiences. They find in feminism the language and framework to help them make sense of their lives.

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Faculty of Arts

Frosty December Morning Movies

December 14, 2016 — 
Heidi Marx and her son attended The Colonizing Lens December show, Professor Marx shares her experience

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Faculty of Arts

Prof. named to UK publication’s influential Canadians list

December 6, 2016 — 
Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair named to Monocle magazine's list of influential Canadians

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CBC: Faith-based hospitals in Winnipeg ban medically assisted deaths

November 21, 2016 — 
Ethics professor Arthur Schafer argues hospitals do not have a right to impose their beliefs about assisted deaths on health care workers, patients or the general public.

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2016 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition winners

Research and International

2016 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition winners

October 31, 2016 — 
From magpies to healing through art to breast cancer the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition covers a diverse range of topics

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Faculty of Arts

Arts to launch research newsletter

September 1, 2016 — 
The faculty of arts will launch a new research newsletter later in September.

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J. M. W. Turner's representation of the mass murder of slaves, inspired by the Zong killings

Professor finds and publishes lost 233-year-old letter condemning slave massacre

July 14, 2016 — 
For 233 years the true sentiments of Britain's leading abolitionist were lost, until a University of Manitoba professor accidentally came across them in the British Library

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A Ponzo illusion

Looking without Perceiving, new study on autism spectrum disorder

July 7, 2016 — 
Graduate student Tiffany Carther-Krone and professor Jonathan Marotta have shed new light on how people with autism spectrum disorders view their surrounding environment

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