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David Mandzuk

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Adventure of a lifetime

September 14, 2020 — 
In this case, the site was the dean’s office and the treasure hunter in question was David Mandzuk, whose latest crusade found him packing up his belongings after eight years of service to the Faculty of Education.

University of Manitoba Administration Building

Acting deans and director announced across campus

August 24, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following acting dean appointments.

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Close up of person wearing a mask in an empty classroom

Conversation: 5 tips from pediatric care for teachers wearing masks

August 24, 2020 — 
Wearing masks is now recommended in schools in Canada and the United States, for example, so it is imperative to look for solutions that mitigate the negative social, relational and physical effects on students and teachers.

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Education practicum

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Faculty offers new TEAL Concentration

July 20, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Education has introduced a new PBDE Concentration in Teaching English as an Additional/Second Language, the first of its kind in Manitoba.

Working remotely on laptop

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Education prepared for 2nd pandemic wave

July 20, 2020 — 
As University of Manitoba bachelor of education students look forward to fall term, they can rest easy that the Faculty of Education is ready in the event of a second wave.

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Seniors walking at university

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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Assistant Prof. Nadine Bartlett

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Research highlights use of restraints

June 15, 2020 — 
As Maggie Macintosh Cash at the Winnipeg Free Press reports: Some parents say their children were physically restrained to a chair at school, with arm splints and posey cuffs. Others reported their child had been confined to a cinder block-lined closet. In one case, a student came home often with torn clothing, after he had been “yanked around like a rag doll and forced into the quiet room.”

Graham Lea new book

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New book explores arts-based approaches to mental health care

May 26, 2020 — 
Assistant Prof. Graham Lea is co-editor of Contact!Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-based Theatre, a new book furthering research on arts-based approaches to mental health care.

wellbeing in schools

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Well-being podcast making connections in time of social distancing

May 8, 2020 — 
Moving into the pandemic lockdown, Assistant Prof. Jen Watt says people are starting to realize what's happening when young people can’t make the connections provided in school.

Representation of a university class, 1350s

Like the first universities, we’ve moved our classes somewhere new

May 5, 2020 — 
The first universities had no central campus and held classes wherever space could be found

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