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First-day enrolment at University of Manitoba remains high

September 7, 2017 — 
The number of students enrolled as of the first day of classes at the University of Manitoba was 29,185, the fifth consecutive year that first-day enrolment has exceeded 29,000 students

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Wpg Free Press: Steve Ashton wants to make racist and homophobic insults a crime

August 17, 2017 — 
But University of Manitoba law professor Karen Busby said provinces don't have any jurisdiction to create the type of law Ashton promised


Wpg Free Press: Pallister seeks legal advice on Ottawa’s climate-change plan

August 4, 2017 — 
Bryan Schwartz will provide legal advice on the constitutionality of the federal government's decision to set benchmarks on pricing.


Faculty of Law

Robson Hall Associate Professor Richard Jochelson has co-authored a new book titled Criminal Law and Precrime

June 27, 2017 — 
Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt is available for pre-order!

Professor Virginia Torrie is the 2017 recipient of The Barney Sneiderman Award

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2017 recipient of The Barney Sneiderman Award

June 20, 2017 — 
This year's award goes to Dr. Virginia Torrie.



Faculty of Law

2017 recipient of The Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence

June 20, 2017 — 
This year the award goes to Mr. Daniel Torbiak.

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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them

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CBC: Building bridges: Winnipeg newcomer, Indigenous communities come together at conference

May 15, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba funded the two-day conference

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H2O First Nation drinking and wastewater research conference

May 9, 2017 — 
Fourth annual conference will be held June 1-2 on the Fort Garry campus

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Robson Hall Law students help refugee claimants at Welcome Place

Law students helping refugee claimants

May 5, 2017 — 
'Many of us came to law school with a passion for social justice and have a strong desire to be advocates'

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