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Wpg Free Press: National study seeks domestic-violence survivors

September 26, 2019 — 
Researchers are looking for people with experiences that occurred between 2006 and 2016

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Announcing three new leadership appointments

September 23, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce new leadership appointments

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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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Star Blanket Ceremony to Honour Acting Dean

July 17, 2019 — 
A Star Blanket ceremony was held to honour former acting dean, Diane Hiebert-Murphy, for her dedication to nurturing positive relationships and for her extraordinary leadership over the past year. 

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The Conversation: Canada must end complicity in China’s brutal organ trafficking regime

June 14, 2019 — 
'The clock is ticking on Canada’s chance to enact important measures against organ trafficking,' writes Professor Maria Cheung

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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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President’s Student Leadership Program announces first cohort of students

April 11, 2019 — 
Twenty-seven successful candidates from across Manitoba have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program

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Conference on Improving Family Policy & Practice a Success

April 4, 2019 — 
On March 27 and 28, 2019, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Social Work hosted Poverty and Social Inclusion for Families in Manitoba as part of the Families in Canada Conference 2019 that took place in Ottawa and simultaneously at co-hosting university partners across the country. The national theme of the conference focused on the use of both big (social indicators) and little (qualitative) data to improve family policy and practice within Canada. The local theme focused on the intersection of data with social inclusion and poverty affecting families in Manitoba. The satellite event welcomed students, academics, funders, non-profit leaders and community members.

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3MT heats 2019

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Come cheer on this year’s 3MT finalists on March 18

March 6, 2019 — 
Finalists for this year’s 3MT are demonstrating how graduate student research benefits our greater community

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Families in Canada Conference 2019

Faculty of Social Work News

Poverty & Social Inclusion for Families in Manitoba Conference

February 22, 2019 — 
On March 27 and 28, 2019, the University of Manitoba is proud to be co-hosting a satellite event as part of the pan-Canadian Families in Canada Conference 2019. In collaboration with the Vanier Institute of the Family and fellow university partners across Canada, we will explore poverty and social inclusion in Manitoba through a family lens.Join us for two days of knowledge sharing and catalytic conversation with diverse leaders who study, serve and support families. Through engaging presentations and panel discussions, delegates will explore modern families and family life, share experiences, and learn from the stories behind the statistics.

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