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Faculty of Arts

Celebrating the Class of 2018

June 19, 2018 — 
Meet two outstanding new Faculty of Arts Alumni.

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(L-R) Peri Venkatesh, Bella Oghieakhe and Patrice Yamada.

Date with a Donor: Building Peace

April 2, 2018 — 
Global conflict can tear communities apart and challenge dreams of peace, but it can also bring people together

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Nahlah Ayed, CBC foreign correspondent, alumna and honorary degree recipient.

Being the change they want to see

March 12, 2018 — 
Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship recipients named

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Maureen Flaherty, assistant professor in peace and conflict studies.

Bridge builder

March 9, 2018 — 
Maureen Flaherty’s first visit to Ukraine in 2000 represented a 'turning point' in her life

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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U of M President David Barnard with Rachel Nickel, winner of the 2017 3MT competition.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MT – Broaden your knowledge in the time it takes to brew a cup of tea

February 13, 2018 — 
Presentations range from polar bears to hoarders to antimicrobial resistance and more

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Nahlah Ayed Prize winners know why they are here: to make the world better

March 8, 2017 — 
Each year, two students who demonstrate exceptional commitment and leadership skills, and whose actions are helping to bridge the local and the global, are awarded the Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership & Global Citizenship

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Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Student Association is hosting its first international conference Oct. 21-22, 2016.

Peace and Conflict Studies grad students host first international conference

October 20, 2016 — 
The Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Student Association is hosting its first international conference Oct. 21-22

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Faculty of Social Work

Community Members Challenged to Address Racism in Winnipeg

July 25, 2016 — 
It has now been over a year since a controversial Maclean’s article put the spotlight on racism in Winnipeg. Since then, practical ways of addressing racism have been a topic of conversation. In an effort to find solutions, assistant professors, Cathy Rocke, Faculty of Social Work, and Maureen Flaherty, Peace and Conflict Studies, Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, partnered with the India School of Dance, Music & Theatre, Inc. to launch an intensive training program for community intergroup dialogue facilitators.

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CBC: Winnipeg photography project gives voice to the women of North Point Douglas

July 14, 2016 — 
Grad student Emma Bonnemaison created a project that merged peace work with arts based approaches to community development

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