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UM alumni among Honour 150 recipients

April 21, 2021 — 
Many UM alumni are recipients of Honour 150, which recognizes people who stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province

Kevin & Jamie Pfau

Faculty of Social Work News

Students provide housing to victims of domestic violence and youth aging out of care

March 16, 2021 — 
UM students Jamie Pfau and her partner Kevin Pfau, saved up for over a year to purchase safe and affordable housing for two underserved populations in Manitoba — female survivors of domestic violence and their children and youth aging out of care. The idea for their project, Peace for All of Us, partly began when the couple were social work research assistants at the University of Manitoba.

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Kathy Levine, associate professor, Faculty of Social Work

Building a ‘community of learners’

February 25, 2021 — 
Why "we will all do better when everybody does better in this world" is both a life and teaching philosophy

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Alumni News

UM alumni are good reads too!

February 17, 2021 — 
We've highlighted a few selections for book lovers to enjoy during I Love to Read Month

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a mosaic of a brain

Three UM researchers to work with community partners to address mental health needs of overlooked populations

January 27, 2021 — 
Projects to focus on the people with hearing loss, parents, and frontline health care workers

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Tier Building, Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work News

Students invited to discuss proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum

November 30, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all current Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students to attend a town hall meeting to obtain your feedback on our proposed new BSW curriculum, to be implemented in Fall 2022 with Senate approval.

Tier Building, Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work News

Community members invited to discuss proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum

November 27, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all to attend a town hall meeting to obtain your feedback on our proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum.

Faculty of Social Work News

Addressing institutional & systemic oppression symposium series

November 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the International Decade for People of African Descent present Addressing Institutional & Systemic Oppression symposium series.

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Remembering Sharon, Laura & Kip

Faculty of Social Work News

Remembering our friends and colleagues Kip Coggins, Laura Taylor & Sharon Taylor-Henley

November 18, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work has been deeply saddened by the passing of Laura Taylor, professor, Kip Coggins, former professor and Sharon Taylor-Henley, retired professor in the past couple of months.

Faculty of Social Work News

Rejecting a Return to Life before the Pandemic Conference

November 5, 2020 — 
Rejecting a return to life before the pandemic: Covid-19, structural inequalities and a call on social work to create a better normal conference

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