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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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Strangers in a new homeland: Migration and settlement

October 28, 2019 — 
'Immigrants and refugees are entitled to the same conditions and human rights accorded to citizens and residents in host societies'

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Faculty of Social Work News

Meet the Dean of Social Work: Michael Yellow Bird

October 21, 2019 — 
Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, a celebrated scholar, author, inspirational teacher and passionate advocate for decolonization, Indigenous social innovation and creativity, and institutional and environmental systems change, has recently been appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba

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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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Research and International News

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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