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UM alumna appointed director of Canadian Museum for Human Rights

August 10, 2020 — 
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault announced today that Isha Khan is the new director of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg.

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John Loxley, ‘Canada’s economist answer to Robin Hood,’ has died

July 31, 2020 — 
His great personality and intellect will be missed.

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Three new Distinguished Professors at UM

July 27, 2020 — 
Congratulations Drs. Tina Chen, Elizabeth Comack and Roberta Woodgate

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Faculty of Arts News

Faculty of Arts 2020 Teaching Awards Announced

July 20, 2020 — 
The 2020 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.

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CBC: A crash course in COVID: New University of Manitoba class will explore impact of pandemic

July 8, 2020 — 
Anthropology course devoted to COVID-19 borne out of students' interest when crisis hit

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SSHRC invests in researchers studying issues related to individuals and society

July 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.

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UM to offer course on COVID-19 this fall

July 6, 2020 — 
A course on COVID-19 will be offered this fall as an anthropology elective.

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Research and International News

How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: The power of everyday actions can bring about change

July 6, 2020 — 
We live in a world where “normal” means systemic injustice that has become only more intense and apparent during COVID–19.

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Students News

Convocation 2020 – Governor General’s Medal Recipients

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. Today, these six exceptional students will be awarded the Governor General’s academic medals, for outstanding achievement at their level of study.

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Faculty of Arts News

Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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