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Department of Sociology and Criminology News Archive

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Three new Distinguished Professors at UM

July 27, 2020 — 
Congratulations Drs. Tina Chen, Elizabeth Comack and Roberta Woodgate

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Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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The Canadian Press: ‘Tips on steroids:’ Social media both a help, hurdle for police investigations

August 16, 2019 — 
Social media can help or hurt police investigations such as the one into three homicides in northern British Columbia, says a criminologist

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Faculty of Arts 2019 Teaching Awards Announced

July 29, 2019 — 
The 2019 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.

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Research and International

A critical lens on legal reconciliation

July 15, 2019 — 
Dr. Jeremy Patzer credits his early interest in law, in part, to a duck

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'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

The Conversation: Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide

June 7, 2019 — 
'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

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Honours bestowed on two faculty members at Fort Garry convocation ceremonies

June 5, 2019 — 
Dr. Rick Linden will have the title of Distinguished Professor conferred upon him, and Professor Aaran Caza will receive the Olive Beatrice Stanton Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Six minds that will change our society now call the U of M home

May 16, 2019 — 
U of M students receive prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to pursue trailblazing research

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The Conversation: How an NHL street party caused a social media storm about racism

April 18, 2019 — 
'We — and our media outlets — need to think about the ways we use language and how that language may perpetuate bias'

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CTV: Advocacy group calls for critical thinking on language amid whiteout celebrations

April 12, 2019 — 
Sociologist Lori Wilkinson weighs in

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