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St. John's College

Decades of work recently released in long-awaited Norquay book

April 11, 2024 — 
Over a decade ago, Dr. Friesen set out to write a biography on the former premier. What started as a small part of his thesis work as a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto later became a project Gerald pursued after finishing his forty-year teaching career at the University of Manitoba.

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Asper School of Business

Winnipeg Free Press: Bang for the buck, or down-market dross?

March 22, 2024 — 
Winnipeg Free Press: Bang for the buck, or down-market dross?

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St. John's College

Uncovering hidden stories at SJC first arts symposium

March 15, 2024 — 
St John's College recently hosted its first arts symposium. This symposium showcased four Faculty of Arts students who presented their research topics in both undergraduate and graduate areas.

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Research and International

Twelve UM researchers receive Insight Development Grants

March 13, 2024 — 
Twelve new UM research projects seeking to build knowledge and understanding about people and societies have received federal funding.

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Faculty of Arts

APTN: Brian Mulroney held the line on settler colonialism: activist

March 1, 2024 — 
APTN: Brian Mulroney held the line on settler colonialism: activist

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Faculty of Arts

MacLeans: A Killer Among Them

February 21, 2024 — 
MacLeans: A Killer Among Them

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image of books stacked up with mug and holiday lights out of focus.

Books for the break: To you, with love from UM faculty and alumni

December 21, 2023 — 
Delve into these top reads from UM alumni and faculty over the holiday break. Spark your imagination or get your mind ruminating on far off worlds, fiction close to home, true crime or a little history.

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Faculty of Arts

Winnipeg Free Press: Riel acknowledgement called reconciliation milestone

November 24, 2023 — 
Riel acknowledgement called reconciliation milestone

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The Norway House Indian Residential School, Norway House, Manitoba, circa 1920-1930. // Image from Library and Archives Canada

Faculty of Arts

Conversation Canada: Fact-checking residential school denialists and debunking ‘mass grave hoax’

October 17, 2023 — 
What did Canadian news outlets actually report after the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation made their public announcements about their search for missing children? Two UM experts fact-check residential school denialists and a 'mass grave hoax' theory

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Sean Carleton

Faculty of Arts

APTN National News: New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

October 13, 2023 — 
New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

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