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Advancing Reconciliation and Promoting Indigenous Achievement News Archive

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Indigenous librarian internship opportunity

March 22, 2023 — 
Indigenous librarian internship opportunity

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Stephanie Scott stands outside and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is in the background.

Winnipeg Free Press: Indigenous women lead the way at NCTR

March 8, 2023 — 
An International Women's Day focused special insert in the Winnipeg Free Press shared a story about Stephanie Scott, executive director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Brenda Gunn, academic and research director at the NCTR.

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Asper School of Business

Building bridges and financial capacity with Indigenous communities

February 22, 2023 — 
Like many young professionals, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18] knows that making connections is useful.

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Research and International

A new direction for UM Research

February 21, 2023 — 
On Jan. 19 the UM Strategic Research Planning Committee convened to begin work on a new UM Strategic Research Plan for 2023-2028, as part of the ongoing process to create a broader University Strategic Plan.


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Faculty of Arts

A Night of Stories with Janine Windolph

February 3, 2023 — 
Janine Windolph is part of a growing movement of Indigenous female filmmakers shaking up the scene. On January 19, 2023 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, to kick off her tenure as Writer-In-Residence at UM, The Decolonizing Lens and the Center for Creative Writing and Oral Culture held a wonderful welcome event with screenings of Windolph’s films.

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Board of Governors accepts visionary policies to guide Southwood Circle development

February 1, 2023 — 
The two policies—Community Wellness and Sustainability Policy, and the Design Policy—put people first in the area’s design and operations

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Profile of Margaret Hart.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ininiw scholar bringing Indigenous curriculum to occupational therapy

January 27, 2023 — 
Since joining the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the role of Ininiw scholar, Margaret Hart has been working toward a complete rebuild of the occupational therapy program to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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Faculty of Social Work

Social Work implements new Bachelor of Social Work Program starting this Fall

January 23, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Social Work is excited to announce a new curriculum for the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. After two years of preparation and consultation with community members, students, faculty members, and instructors, the revised curriculum was approved by UM Senate in April 2022 and is set to be implemented over the next two years starting this Fall.


Master of Human Rights Practicum students

Faculty of Law

Master of Human Rights Practicum Symposium 2022 brings students and mentors together

January 20, 2023 — 
The Master of Human Rights program’s annual Practicum Symposium took place on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The symposium gives students enrolled in the interdisciplinary graduate degree’s practicum stream an opportunity to present their major research papers and share experiences working at their respective placement sites.

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