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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Flag lowered for Laura Taylor

September 17, 2020 — 
On September 17, 2020, the flag will be lowered for Dr. Laura Taylor.

Alumna Diane Roussin

UM virtual living library features prominent Indigenous alumni

September 15, 2020 — 
UM is organizing a virtual living library event with influential Indigenous alumni that will allow “readers” to engage and interact with alumni as “living books” and learn from their journeys.

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Alumna Diane Roussin

Indigenous News

Living library creates an interactive way to celebrate Indigenous alumni success

September 14, 2020 — 
Learn about the career paths of four Indigenous UM alumni on October 2.

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Chairs sit empty before Spring Convocation 2019 begins

Faculty of Law News

Convocation 2020 – Advocating for racial justice

June 26, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. They will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29. 

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Faculty of Social Work News

Our Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work

June 16, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba fully, and without reservation, supports the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) Student Committee and the Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Issues (RECI) caucus' Call to Action to "Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work."

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Canadian money //Photo: KMR Photography,flickr

Faculty of Social Work News

Webinar on how basic income can help during & after COVID-19

May 22, 2020 — 
All are invited to attend a basic income webinar with special guest MP Leah Gazan on May 27, 2020.

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Mindfulness Moments hosted by Maria Cheung

Faculty of Social Work News

Mindfulness moments during turbulent times

March 23, 2020 — 
Michael Yellow Bird, Dean, Maria Cheung, Associate Dean & Dawn MacDonald, Institute for Mindful Leadership will be leading a brief guided meditation for 5-7 minutes

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UM Alum Julie Olivier with SAFE Place project collaborators

Faculty of Social Work News

Manitoba government investing in ICSWP student project

January 29, 2020 — 
The Manitoba government will be investing $3.8 million to expand Neecheewam Inc.’s Winnipeg facility and improve access to Indigenous-led healing, care, and treatment services to sexually exploited youth.

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Undergraduate student Henry McKay

Student shares personal story on homelessness and the power of research

December 9, 2019 — 
'We are trying to see the light in the dark'

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