UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today
News from
Faculty of Arts
UM Today Network

Faculty of Arts News Archive

People stand in silhouette holding hands.

Op-ed: Social resilience is key to emerging from this pandemic stronger and better

March 26, 2020 — 
'If our governments can create and sustain public morale over an indefinitely long period of time then it’s possible we will emerge from the pandemic as a stronger, fairer and more cohesive society'

, , ,

Kirsten Hillman, US Ambassador

UM alumna appointed Ambassador to USA

March 26, 2020 — 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed UM alumna Ms. Kirsten Hillman (BA/90) as Ambassador to the United States.

, , ,

A child washes hands

UM experts on how to reduce children’s anxieties during COVID-19

March 26, 2020 — 
Be honest, focus on positives, find routines

, , ,

thumbnail

Faculty of Arts News

CBC.CA: Seeking calm in the coronavirus storm

March 23, 2020 — 
Jim Agapito of the Department of English, Theatre, Film & media shares a personal story of coping during the coronavirus outbreak.

, , ,

thumbnail

Wpg Free Press: Premier scolded for urging tattle-tales

March 23, 2020 — 
Ethics professor Neil McArthur shares his thoughts

,

Twin babies in knitted bunny ears

Largest-ever study on infants’ speech preference reports findings

March 17, 2020 — 
Demonstrated that babies do indeed prefer it when you speak in a high-pitched, sing-song voice.

, ,

The four Japanese Speech Contest Winners

Faculty of Arts News

UM completes a clean sweep

March 16, 2020 — 
Students from the University of Manitoba swept all four prize categories in the 32nd annual Manitoba District Japanese Speech Contest.

, ,

Syrian woman filming a street filled with war activities

Faculty of Arts News

Witness the female experience of war in Syria

March 10, 2020 — 
The Beyond Crisis Event Series offers a free public screening of the 2019 Academy Award nominated documentary film For Sama directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts at Cinematheque.

, , ,

Alumni News

The Disrupters: Alumnae who persisted in an inequitable world

March 6, 2020 — 
As this year’s International Women’s Day calls for a more gender-equal world, we’re celebrating our own UM alumnae whose perseverance led to incredible contributions for Manitoba, Canada, and the world

, , , ,

Image of two actors standing. From the play Capture Me.

Faculty of Arts News

Kindergarten teacher and refugee face fear and find love

March 5, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their third and final mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Capture Me by Canadian playwright Judith Thompson.

, , , ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top