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SPRING 2018

APRIL 4

Psychosocial Factors in Healthy Aging

Presenter: Dr. Dan Bailis, Head & Professor, Department of Psychology

APRIL 11

The NeuroBlate System

Presenter: Dr. Mark Torchia, Executive Director, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning; Assoc. Professor of Surgery, Max Rady College of Medicine

APRIL 18

Mobility and Aging

Presenter: Dr. Michelle Porter, Professor, Director, Centre on Aging, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

APRIL 25

“The New Genetics-Challenges and Opportunities”

Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Distinguished Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics

MAY 2

The Providence of the Modern Olympic Games: A Festival Consumed by Spectacle

Presenter: Dr. Douglas Brown, Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

MAY 9

No Session

MAY 16

Stability Control Among Older Adults: Opening the Black Box

Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Singer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

MAY 23

Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights

Presenter: Jessica Senehi, Associate Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, which is within the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and housed within the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College

Recent Alumni Stories

George Rubenfeld (centre) with his family in France, 1950. // Photo credit: Belle Jarniewski, Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors
Life after the Holocaust: Alumni who survived

Jan. 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Second World War – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust

Somia (B.Env.Sc Honours Co-op) is in the middle with Eden Klein (B.Env.Sc. Honours Co-op) to her right and Josie Cooke (B.Env.St. Major Co-op) to her left.
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources alumna talks about co-op

Somia Sadiq (MNRM 2016; B.Env.Sc. Honours Co-op 2006)is an alumna from UM’s Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources and a Principal Partner of Narratives Inc., a company that provides services in the fields of Impact Assessment, Indigenous engagement and Conflict Transformation. The company currently employs six Planners, many of whom are students or graduates of the Riddell co-op program.  Narratives Inc. was recently nominated and became a finalist for an ECO Impact Award recognizing innovation in the environmental field. 

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