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Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice News Archive

Tuning in online to a Brown Bag Lecture being held at St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, are members of the Peruvian Military Engineering Company in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), deployed in the Western Sector, Bouar, Central African Republic. Photo by Lt. Cdr. Gabriel Velarde.

Faculty of Law

Dr. Nathan Derejko and the Attack of the Peacekeepers

March 31, 2023 — 
Unexpected guests tuned in to a hybrid online/in-person public lecture given as one of St. Paul’s College Brown Bag lectures on March 3, 2023. Dr. Nathan Derejko, Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice, and Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law was presenting his research on the use of force and right to life during so-called ‘robust’ peacekeeping missions, when somewhat unexpectedly, current members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), tuned in online from their mission headquarters.

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black and white headshot of Dr. Nathan Derejko

Faculty of Law

University of Manitoba appoints new Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice

March 22, 2022 — 
The Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice was created and funded through the generosity of the Mauro Foundation and is a key part of the Master of Human Rights program, now housed at Robson Hall

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Faculty of Science

2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference

January 27, 2022 — 
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. 

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Photo of law student Daphne Comegan at her family home in Treaty 3 territory.

Faculty of Law

Celebrating Faculty of Law Class of 2021 Graduates

June 7, 2021 — 
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law

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UM's 2020 Vanier Scholars from left to right: Javad Alizadeh, Ashley Hayward, Belal Zia, Rachel Nickel, Sarah Turner.

Five Vanier Scholars will call UM home in 2020

June 19, 2020 — 
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world

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Vanier scholars 2019

Student success stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
The UM has no shortage of incredible students - here’s a snapshot of some of our students’ biggest successes of the year

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Photo of Katie Muirhead

CBC: Winnipegger in Greece fundraising to bring urgent care to Europe’s largest refugee camp

December 12, 2019 — 
Centre needed to provide health care, ease tensions on Greek island, says co-ordinator Katie Muirhead

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Ellen Sikorski and Nick McKenzie fell in love while at UM

Sometimes, conflict can lead to love

October 11, 2019 — 
They fell in love at UM and married this year, and they’re graduating together during Fall Convocation 2019

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Nahlah Ayed, CBC foreign correspondent, alumna and honorary degree recipient.

Research and International

Bridging the local and the global

May 6, 2019 — 
Meet the 2019 recipients of the Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship

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Two empty chairs in front of a wall, outdoors.

Building connections

October 30, 2018 — 
A holistic approach to graduate education

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