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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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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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Op-ed: Refugee parents must be involved in children’s education

October 24, 2016 — 
Over the past 40 years, research has demonstrated that finding ways to involve parents in their children's education is an important lever that increases their academic success.

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Dr. Laara Fitznor

Faculty of Education

Peru study program students embark on ‘epic journey’

October 7, 2016 — 
Petroglyphs, ancient ruins and floating islands made from bundled reeds highlighted the Peru study program led by Dr. Laura Fitznor this year.

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Teacher shares power of reconciliation

September 27, 2016 — 
Teacher and activist Lisa Howell knows firsthand the liberating and transformative power of education in reconciliation.

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