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
Spring 2019 Session
- Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Runs April 10 until May 29
Baby It’s Cold Outside: Knowledge Translation from the Lab to the Public
Presenter: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Management
The Power of Big Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Lix Professor & Acting Associate Head| Department of Community Health Sciences, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality, Director, Data Science Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
Cracking Open the Door of the Vault: Treasures in the University of Manitoba’s Rare Book Room
Presenter: Dr. Shelley Sweeney, University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Current State of Knowledge and Current Controversies in the Field
Presenter: Dr. Tracie Afifi, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Associate Editor, Child Abuse & Neglect, Royal Society of Canada Inducted College Member
The Science, Business and Politics of Climate Change
Presenter: Dr. Hersh Shefrin, Distinguished Alumni Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Assisted Death Law – How Does Canada Compare?
Presenter: Dr. Mary Sharif, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
From Truth to Reconciliation
Presenter: Ry Moran, Director of the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation
If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Alumni Stories
Scholarship and fellowship will be established in memory of Manitoba victims of Flight 752
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.