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Canada Post supports CanU mentorship program

October 9, 2019 — 
A $20,500-Canada Post grant will provide a youth mentorship program with support for technology, transportation costs, as well as nutrition and food services programs, said CanU founder Roger Berrington.

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Education welcomes five new faculty members

September 26, 2019 — 
This fall, five new faculty take the next step in their careers with the Faculty of Education at University of Manitoba.

#Fridaysforfuture: When youth push the environmental movement towards climate justice

September 17, 2019 — 
In a time of climate catastrophe, after record-breaking temperatures scorched many parts of the world this summer and a devastating hurricane recently battered the Bahamas, school climate strikes are back

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Frank Deer

One new RSC Fellow, one new RSC College member

September 10, 2019 — 
Professor Dawne McCance has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and professor Frank Deer has been elected a member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Elvina science classroom

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Funding announced for 17 faculty research projects

September 4, 2019 — 
The Faculty of Education has recently attracted more than $710,000 in funding, supporting 16 research projects at the University of Manitoba. The funding supports research projects spanning many aspects of education, from Indigenizing education to civic engagement, among others.

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Classroom chalkboard

Research and International News

The Conversation: Trauma-informed classrooms can better support kids in care

September 3, 2019 — 
Our team of researchers from the faculties of education and social work at the University of Manitoba are learning about how educators in one school division are working to better support children in care

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Out There research project

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Challenging boundaries

August 13, 2019 — 
Discovered to have a same-sex partner while working in South Korea, the teacher was threatened with firing, deportation and followed around the city where she worked. Fearing for her life, she made the case that none of the complaints against her was job related. The complaint was dropped.

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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Lodge-Zaparnick

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A supportive community

June 6, 2019 — 
Whitney Lodge-Zaparnick discovered a love of teaching and determined to pursue a BEd degree at the Faculty of Education.

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Joe Curnow

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Dr. Curnow recognized with social justice award

May 22, 2019 — 
Assistant Professor Joe Curnow has been awarded outstanding dissertation honours from the Critical Educators for Social Justice board at this year’s American Educational Research Association conference, held this year in Toronto.

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