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Op-ed: Climate change needs emergency response

July 5, 2019 — 
'Our leaders must gather the courage and moral fortitude they need to level with Canadians'

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Dean of Law shares Nuclear law expertise at United Nations

June 21, 2019 — 
In May, Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch, Robson Hall's Dean of Law at the University of Manitoba, shared his expertise on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament Law at the United Nations in New York.

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2018 Merit Award for Service recipient seeks to “pay it forward”

June 18, 2019 — 
Dr. Virginia Torrie is already known for her enthusiasm in the classroom for Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, which many students have found surprisingly interesting. It is no wonder that Torrie has already won two teaching awards since starting her position as an assistant law professor at Robson Hall in 2015, including the Law Faculty’s Barney Sneiderman Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017 and a University of Manitoba 2017 Merit Award for Teaching last June.

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Beyond Marks

June 14, 2019 — 
Each year, it is a Robson Hall tradition to present certain student awards at the annual graduating class dinner and dance that recognize students above and beyond their academic achievements.

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Dr. Jennifer Schulz and Mr. Greg Evans are the 2019 recipients of the Faculty of Law's most distinguished teaching awards.

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Dedication to students, passion for sharing knowledge drives law faculty instructors

June 14, 2019 — 
To win a teaching award named for someone who taught you, makes receiving the award even more meaningful.

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Congratulations to Law Alumni, Instructors and Mentors, appointed Queen’s Counsel

June 7, 2019 — 
This week, the provincial government made Queen’s Counsel appointments to 15 Manitoba lawyers. Eleven of the 15 are graduates of Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, and many devote their time, skills and energy to helping law students in various ways.

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Graduating law student Danielle Morrison is ready to advocate for those in need of a strong legal voice.

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Born to Advocate

June 6, 2019 — 
Graduating law student Danielle Morrison, has already established an exciting career of advocating for others, all before her convocation day.

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Robson Hall to offer bilingual legal training

June 6, 2019 — 
Access to Justice program to train Manitoba law students in both official languages

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Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians are recipients of honorary degrees at U of M’s 140th Spring Convocation

May 31, 2019 — 
Each year, the U of M bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancements

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Keynote Speaker Anishnaabe Elder Fred Kelly, speaks to Winnipeg High School Students at the CCLA Borovoy Conference.

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association and law students teach Manitoba high schoolers, community members about civil rights

May 28, 2019 — 
Robson Hall’s law students have been increasing outreach to high school students to encourage them to learn about their civil rights and the Canadian legal system.

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