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Faculty of Social Work News Archive

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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students work together for better patient care

February 6, 2018 — 
Day Shift workshop lets students practise interprofessional teamwork on simulated hospital ward

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Dr. Tracey Bone, Assistant Professor

Faculty of Social Work

Professor appointed to the World Federation for Mental Health

December 18, 2017 — 
Tracey Bone, assistant professor, Faculty of Social Work, has been appointed to the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) board of directors for the 2017-2019 term as well as the Vice-President for constituency development on their executive committee.



Faculty of Social Work

Metro: ‘A nightmare’: Report ranks Manitoba’s child poverty rate highest in Canada

December 7, 2017 — 
An annual report card that measures child and family poverty rates has given Manitoba a failing grade.

Tuula Heinonen. // Illustration by Sam Posnick

Student teachers

August 14, 2017 — 
Faculty members tell us what they’ve learned from their students

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Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the Northern Social Work Program presents Michelle Dorion with scholarship

Faculty of Social Work

Student first to be awarded Thompson social work scholarship

May 25, 2017 — 
Michelle Dorion, is the first recipient of the Thompson Community Foundation Northern Social Work Program (N.S.W.P.)

Confucius sculpture

In the Name of Confucius: Film screening and panel discussion

April 10, 2017 — 
Why does China spend billions of dollars setting up Confucius Institutes around the world?


Shedlmor Sevillo

Supporting the dreams of others

March 15, 2017 — 
Unable to afford post-secondary education for herself, staff member compelled to help students who share her passion for advocacy

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Faculty of Social Work

Student role models awarded with the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary

March 10, 2017 — 
Bachelor of Social Work students currently studying with the Inner City Social Work Program (ICSWP) at the William Norrie Centre were awarded the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary. Jennifer Aarhus, student awards specialist, and Anna-Maria Pozzi, finance administrative assistant, The Winnipeg Foundation, presented twenty students with the bursary during a reception held on February 8, 2017.



Wpg Free Press: Study says no firm estimate on costs to raise a family a problem for government

March 8, 2017 — 
"Government and others speak a lot about evidence-based policy and here's an essential area of evidence that has essentially been ignored."

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