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Delia Douglas at her PhD graduation with her father, Lawrence Fitzroy Douglas

Reflecting B(l)ack and moving forward: A legacy of a life well lived

February 23, 2024 — 
My father, the late professor Lawrence Fitzroy Douglas, accepted a position in the department of sociology at the University of Manitoba in 1967. He was the first Black faculty member in the department and one of its four founding members.

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CityNews Winnipeg: Family claims slow ambulance response time contributed to Winnipeg restaurant owner’s death

February 7, 2024 — 
Family claims slow ambulance response time contributed to Winnipeg restaurant owner’s death

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CTV Winnipeg: Man pleads guilty for role in Canada Day stabbing

January 11, 2024 — 
CTV Winnipeg: Man pleads guilty for role in Canada Day stabbing

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CTV Winnipeg: Winnipeg police searching for male suspect in fatal stabbing of Indigenous teen

December 19, 2023 — 
Winnipeg police searching for male suspect in fatal stabbing of Indigenous teen

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

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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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Manitoba conservation badge (Narwahl)

Narwhal: ‘Crisis’: Manitoba Environment staff cut 70% since Progressive Conservatives took power

September 18, 2023 — 
Environmental testing and monitoring has dropped off and burnt-out conservation officers — who investigate wildfires and handle problem wildlife — are leaving the province

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Stack of books on a table in a bookstore.

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Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Psychology students rise to the top in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

February 2, 2022 — 
Congratulations to the Faculty of Arts students who came away as award winners in the Social Sciences and Humanities category of the 2021 UM Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

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Faculty of Arts 2021 Teaching Awards announced

August 3, 2021 — 
The 2021 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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Dr. Tracey Peter, Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

UM announces new Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs)

July 21, 2021 — 
Dr. Tracey Peter has been named Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) at the University of Manitoba, effective July 1, 2021

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