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Robson Hall has received new landscaping that adds flower beds and new paving.

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Robson Hall gets facelift at fifty

September 11, 2019 — 
The light is at the end of the tunnel for construction at Robson Hall. For faculty, staff and students who have had to live through weeks of drilling, jack-hammering and blocked entrances, the payoff is coming in the form of beautifully landscaped patios at both east and west porticos, giving a facelift of colour and liveability to the formerly austere areas.

Forty law students from Robson Hall stand in front of Hertford College at the University of Oxford, where they studied International Business Law with Dean Jonathan Black-Branch at the end of August.

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Practicing law in a global village

September 11, 2019 — 
The idea was to expose law students to the actual practice of International Law and all that it entails

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Meet the New Director of the Master of Human Rights program

September 5, 2019 — 
A new group of students is calling Robson Hall home this fall, as the Faculty of Law launches Canada’s first interdisciplinary Master of Human Rights program.

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Looking Backward to Look Forward

August 16, 2019 — 
Preparations are well underway at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law to welcome alumni to Robson Hall for 2019 Homecoming celebrations

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Law Faculty Publications Round-Up

August 8, 2019 — 
Having research published is a major part of an academic's life. At Robson Hall, law professors are busy outside of teaching and mentoring students, with conducting and publishing research to help improve Canada's justice system.

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Law Professors Part of SSHRC Team Successes

August 8, 2019 — 
Professors at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law have been active on research teams this year, working to improve the Canadian Justice System. Among the recently-announced Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grants (2018-19), four of Robson Hall’s faculty members were co-applicants on successful projects.

Pixabay image of mud, grey and deeply cracked from drought.

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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