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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



Faculty of Social Work News

Info sessions now available for Master of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges

November 2, 2020 — 
The Master of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges program will be hosting online information sessions via Zoom for interested candidates.


Faculty of Social Work News

Study looking at consequences of COVID-19 on 2SGBQM men in Manitoba

October 27, 2020 — 
One of the teams receiving funding is led by Dr. Rusty Souleymanov in the Faculty of Social Work, which will be receiving $175,000 to study mental health and substance use impacts of COVID-19 on sexual and gender minority men in Manitoba

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Maureen Flaherty

Faculty of Social Work News

Congratulations to the recipient of the UMGSA Teaching Award

October 20, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is proud to recognize Maureen Flaherty with the University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association Teaching Award.

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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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