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Rally participants hold up signs and wear orange shirts as they march in support of residential school survivors and the families of missing and murdered Indigenous children in Winnipeg on. July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Faculty of Arts News

Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide

October 26, 2021 — 
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with definitions of genocide

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7 WXN Women's Top 100 winners photos: Top row (L-R): Dr. Patricia Birk, Dr. Tracie Afifi, Dr. Melanie Morris, Dr. Janice Ristock. Second row: Melanie MacKinnon, Dr. Tina Chen, Dr. Joanne Embree.

Seven professors named Most Powerful Women in Canada

October 25, 2021 — 
Read the inspiring stories of this year's recipients

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Dr. Joanne Embree

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Joanne Embree

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Joanne Embree, professor in the department of pediatrics and child health and the department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases, has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021.

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Janice Ristock

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Janice Ristock, University of Manitoba professor and former Provost and Vice-President (Academic), has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021 in the CIBC Executive Leaders category

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Tina Chen

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Tina Chen

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Tina Chen, Distinguished Professor in the Department of History has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021.

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Research and International News

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Melanie MacKinnon

October 25, 2021 — 
Healthcare innovator whose leadership has helped save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Dr. Melanie Morris

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Dr. Melanie Morris

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Melanie Morris, associate professor in the department of surgery and department of pediatrics and child health, has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021.

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Dr. Tracie Afifi

Research and International News

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Dr. Tracie Afifi

October 25, 2021 — 
Expert on the effects of child maltreatment one of seven UM faculty members named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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Research and International News

Teaching older adults in university courses

October 20, 2021 — 
The Centre on Aging will host a workshop open to UM faculty and instructors on November 9 to share information on teaching older adults in the classroom.

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Excerpt of infographic showing study results.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Membership at Wellness Institute or Reh-Fit Centre dramatically improves health, 10-year study finds

October 12, 2021 — 
Belonging to a certified medical fitness facility like Winnipeg’s Wellness Institute or Reh-Fit Centre lowers a person’s risk of dying by 60 per cent, compared with a similar person who does not attend such a facility, new research shows

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