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Goble book and painting

Faculty of Education

Telling a storyteller’s story

March 8, 2017 — 
Knowing time was short, author Gregory Bryan asked the printers to ship a copy of his book early so that the subject of the biography, failing in health, could review its pages. Titled, “Paul Goble, Storyteller,” the account documents the life of the award-winning children’s author and illustrator, the product of four years of work. Although he sadly passed away two weeks before the book’s release, Prof. Bryan knew how Goble felt about the results of their labour.

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Nat’l Post: How the story of Canada before television is the story of radio

January 4, 2017 — 
History's Len Kuffert has a new book out: Canada Before Television: Radio, Taste, and the Struggle for Cultural Democracy

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Ma-Nee Chacaby // Photo: Ruth Kivilahti

University of Manitoba Press’ latest book: A Two-Spirit Journey

May 17, 2016 — 
Her story is one of enduring and ultimately overcoming the social, economic, and health legacies of colonialism

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Westergasfabrik, Water garden in excavated gasholder, Amsterdam // Photo: Alan Tate, Great City Parks

Faculty of Architecture

Book on city parks wins award

December 2, 2015 — 
'It presents insights to the planning, design, management, funding and future plans for a human-made landscape'

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Faculty of Education

New children’s literature text aims to provide inspiration for teachers’ book lists

November 24, 2015 — 
'This is maybe a starting point to constructing your own list of best books,' says Bryan

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Nov 13 panel

Human Resources

Being a leader is ‘more than how many people report to you’

November 20, 2015 — 
Three university community members spoke at the Outstanding Workplace Stories series event on Nov. 13 about how they developed their leadership skills.

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Student in Library

POLL: Manitoba Book Awards

April 8, 2015 — 
What is your pick for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award?

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Exercise YOUR freedom to read

February 23, 2015 — 
Should books ever be banned? Take our Freedom to Read Week poll!

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Faculty of Education literature professor Karen Smith had a launch party for her new children's book launch at McNallly Robinson recently.

Faculty of Education

Literature professor publishes Great Gray Owl book for children

February 3, 2015 — 
Karen Smith remembers when she first became fascinated with owls. She was in the third grade and had gotten in trouble at school in her hometown of Carman, Man., for acting up. “My mom said, ‘Be a wise owl,’” says Smith, a language and literacy professor in the Faculty of Education.

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Page spread from Rob Kovitz's According to Plan.

Faculty of Architecture

OPENING + BOOK LAUNCH: According to Plan

February 2, 2015 — 
In the titular spirit of its bibliocentric name, Library Gallery presents According to Plan (a novel), an installation and publication launch of Rob Kovitz’s latest montage bookwork, According to Plan.

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