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Faculty of Arts News Archive


Op-ed: Public servants deserve our support

June 16, 2017 — 
Public servants are an integral aspect of governing and delivering many public goods.


Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Op-ed: Party loyalty shouldn’t stifle constructive debate in Manitoba Legislature

June 5, 2017 — 
Conceiving parliamentary democracy as simply a game in which there are winners and losers trivializes the processes of representation and deliberation to which all our 57 elected MLAs are meant to contribute.



Wpg Free Press: Tories accused of playing games with wage bill

May 23, 2017 — 
David Camfield, a professor of labour studies, weighs in

Black River Primary School students perform at Zong memorial 9 May 2017

An English professor’s journey through Jamaica: Or, how to keep history alive, mon!

May 19, 2017 — 
"We scholars must take every possible opportunity to disseminate our research, since one never knows the avenues through which something great will happen. Who could have guessed that the article on my discovery in UM Today would be seen by a woman in Jamaica?"

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CBC: Indigenous writers urge communities to reclaim own voices

May 16, 2017 — 
"Apologies are good, but we get apologies all the time as Indigenous people, and nothing really changes," says Niigaan Sinclair

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James Hanely (University of Winnipeg), Barrington Walker (Queen's University) and Adele Perry (University of Manitoba)

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Dark Peril in history

May 12, 2017 — 
Barrington Walker recently gave a talk to history programs at Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg


Science Rendezvous promotional photographs at the University of Manitoba

Science in the city

May 11, 2017 — 
Festivities kick-off with hands-on science activities for schoolchildren at the U of M on Friday, May 12, with more than 1,000 students registered to attend

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HuffPo/CTV: University Of Manitoba Student Delivers 150 Care Packages To Asylum-Seekers

May 11, 2017 — 
A University of Manitoba [Faculty of Arts] student inspired by the plight of asylum seekers crossing the U.S.-Canada border on foot delivered care packages to the new reception and shelter in Gretna Tuesday

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Meghan Payment as Student Emcee during 2015 Info Days.

From here … we lead

May 9, 2017 — 
For Meghan Payment, a 2013 Loran Scholar and Psychology and Indigenous Studies major, studying at the U of M has provided her with learning opportunities far beyond the classroom

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Student awarded young woman of distinction award by YMCA-YWCA

May 5, 2017 — 
Aly Raposo, an undergraduate student in the women's and gender studies, received the YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg young woman of distinction award

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