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Seniors' Alumni Learning for Life Program - Fall 2017 Sessions

September 14

Spinning Stories from the last 140 years at the University of Manitoba
Dr. Shelley Sweeney

University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections

September 21

Why We Cry at Movies
Dr. Brenda Austin-Smith

Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, Film & Theatre, Faculty of Arts

September 28

Engineering aspects of temporary and permanent flood protection works in Manitoba
Dr. James Blatz

Associate Vice-President (Partnerships) & Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

October 12

Conservation of Grassland Birds in Canada
Dr. Nicola Koper

Associate Professor, Natural Resources Institute, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

October 19

Architects and the Paradox of Acting (a history)
Dr. Lisa Landrum

Associate Dean (Research), Associate Head & Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture

October 26

LGBTTQ Healthcare issues
Dr. Deborah McPhail
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

November 2

Resistance Training for the Older Adult
Dr. Stephen Cornish
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Recent Alumni Stories

Setting Precedents: Three law students receive 2022 Emerging Leader Awards

No less than three law students have been named recipients of the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. These remarkable students include Class of 2022’s Michael Badejo, President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2021-2022), Shawn Singh, an active member of the MLSA and participant in the Presidents’ Student Leadership Program cohort (2021), and Class of 2023’s Adam Kowal, who served as co-president of the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students’ Association during his second year of law.

Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program
Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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