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Flag lowered for Verne McComas

June 27, 2017 — 
A memorial for him will be held on June 28 at 2:00 p.m

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‘Keen scholar’ first recipient of Magsino award

June 26, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Education’s first recipient of the Dr. Romulo & Patricia Magsino Prize in Education is described as “a keen scholar, an exceptional leader, and is highly active in community involvement.” Kristen Erickson was nominated by Dr. Michelle Honeyford, who taught the BEd graduate in two classes and worked with her on a four-month research project.

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Holodomor keynote

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Shining light on a dark chapter in human history

May 11, 2017 — 
Educators from across Canada took another step toward shining a light on a dark chapter in human history last weekend during the Holodomor Genocide Education Conference at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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The 2017 YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg Women of Distinction award recipients | Photo courtesy of YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Three U of M difference makers honoured

May 4, 2017 — 
Alumna, faculty and student receive 2017 Women of Distinction Awards

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Janjo Magana

Faculty of Education

Proud moments highlight Campus Life celebration

May 1, 2017 — 
Program coordinator Trevi Freeze recalls when graduate Paul Redmond shared his proudest moments at the University of Manitoba as the highlight of this year’s Campus Life end-of-year celebration. The celebration is an event where students share their university experiences in the Campus Life program, which supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities though auditing university courses.

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Chantal Fiola

Faculty of Education

Conference showcases spirituality in reconciliation

April 26, 2017 — 
Dr. Chantal Fiola says that Indigenous spirituality has informed not only her research but also her teaching practice as a university professor.

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Sustainability panel

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Sustainability in Manitoba schools ‘a hopeful story’

April 13, 2017 — 
Some 80 Manitoba educators came together April 6-7 at the Faculty of Education to plan for the future of environmental sustainability in education in the province.

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Romulo Magsino

Faculty of Education

Tribute gala honours former Dean, Faculty of Education

April 7, 2017 — 
Dignitaries from various levels of government, business and community leaders, friends and family gathered Saturday, March 18, at the Viscount Gort Hotel to honour Dr. Romulo F. Magsino Sr., Canada’s first and only Filipino-Canadian to become the Dean of Education at a major university.

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Chelsea Jalloh

Faculty of Education

Three minutes of fame

March 30, 2017 — 
If public speaking is your greatest fear, try it without a script, sweating under a blazing spotlight, a clock ticking down three minutes to sell an audience on the work of your organization

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Emily-Dinoto

Faculty of Education

Toughest day of the year

March 17, 2017 — 
For Emily Dinoto, known as the person behind the counter with a warm, welcoming smile at the Hard Chalk Café, it was the toughest day of the year: The last day of classes.

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