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One of the successful Indigenous Initiatives Fund proposals is for new ceremonial structures on Fort Garry Campus

Proposals selected to advance Indigenous Achievement

February 15, 2017 — 
Nearly $800,000 awarded to 22 successful projects as part of Indigenous Initiatives Fund

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The theme, “Embedding Spiritual & Sustainable Wisdom in Education and Research as an Act of Reconciliation”, reflects the organizer’s aims to preserve  Indigenous knowledges, said conference co-chair Laara Fitznor.

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Faculty of Education to co-host national 
Indigenous education research forum

February 6, 2017 — 
Some of the world’s top Indigenous educators and researcher will gather at the University of Manitoba on April 24, 25

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Clea Schmidt

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Education prof’s book argues for diversifying teacher workforce

January 30, 2017 — 
With refugee numbers worldwide reaching historic levels—the Syrian crisis compounded by displacements from Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Libya and Yemen—Associate Professor Clea Schmidt says more than ever, the demographics of the teaching profession need to change to better reflect those of the students they teach.

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History award

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History journal honours prof emeritus

January 4, 2017 — 
Having made a career out of teaching teachers of history, Faculty of Education professor emeritus Ken Osborne has now turned to studying the history of teaching history

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David Barber, Rh Award

Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kirsten Kit win bronze in the LTA mixed coxed four at the Lagoa Stadium at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Alumni achievements in 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
In 2016, graduates from all stripes were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success

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Top research stories of 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
From bee houses and gravitational waves, to brain lasers and artificial sweeteners... we report on some great research from 2016

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Tricia Logan

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High school Indigenous club students visit faculty

December 16, 2016 — 
The Faculty of Education hosted high-school Indigenous post-secondary club members in December creating an awareness and excitement about opportunities in advanced education.

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Op-ed: Canada’s children deserve better

December 16, 2016 — 
What if, this holiday season, we granted children their rights, the ones we agreed to implement and to which they are legally entitled?

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(Left – right) Julie Desrochers, Kyle Monkman, Alex Hosfield, April Wilson, Emma Gillespie, Kailey Atkinson, Christian Toupin at the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards.

Awards honour Indigenous youth

December 5, 2016 — 
Seven students from the University of Manitoba received Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards, honouring outstanding endeavours

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