The University of Manitoba’s celebrations for Pride 2022 are back and include the Pride Community of Practice EDI Event on May 30, the flag-raising ceremony on June 1 and the Pride Winnipeg Festival and Parade on June 5.
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On Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., David Milgaard was to have taken the stage beside his long-time friend, David Asper, Q.C., at the University of Manitoba’s Convocation ceremony. Together, they were to receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees that had been announced in January, 2020, but due to the pandemic, could not be officially awarded. The moment would have honored their respective remarkable lifetime achievements. Instead, Asper, former Acting Dean of the Faculty of Law (2020-2021), will stand alone on the stage facing Class of 2022 Juris Doctor students, accept his own - plus his friend’s award posthumously, and pass on Milgaard’s legacy of hope for the wrongfully convicted, to the next generation of lawyers.
Dr. Xiaofan (Steven) Zheng from the Asper School of Business has been selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management.
As abortion access is limited, the consequences at the individual level ripple through society as, on average, people denied abortions and their children are more likely to experience negative economic, social and health effects.