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Faculty of Arts

Meet the new faces in Arts

October 6, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Arts welcomes several new members with appointments beginning July 1, 2021.

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Let’s not forget about precarious work in this federal election — and beyond

September 2, 2021 — 
The pandemic is the backdrop to the ongoing federal election, and its attendant lockdowns have shone light on health and economic issues

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Op-ed: Nothing saved by privatizing infrastructure services

August 26, 2021 — 
'There is now a general consensus that the quality of publicly delivered services often exceeds that of private provision, and more recent studies suggest cost savings now are generally minimal'

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Federal budget 2021: More is needed to break the poverty cycle

April 21, 2021 — 
'After birth, adverse childhood experiences — including poverty — can lead to a wide range of challenges later in life'

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Faculty of Arts

Discover your future in Arts – March 16-April 7

March 5, 2021 — 
Are you a current Arts student or thinking about becoming one? Are you still deciding what to choose as your major? Or, are you already wondering what to do after graduation? If any of this sounds like you, you’ll want to attend the Discover Your Future in Arts series to see how earning a Bachelor of Arts degree can lead to an exciting career.

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Faculty of Arts

New Centre opens in the Faculty of Arts

February 3, 2021 — 
A new research centre at the University of Manitoba hopes to connect and serve social science researchers in the academic, private industry and non-profit communities.

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Op-ed: Pallister pursues ‘red state’ agenda

November 12, 2020 — 
UM economists explain

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Students

Arts jobs in the business and finance industry

November 5, 2020 — 
As a student in the Faculty of Arts, you are gaining many marketable skills from your degree. If you are pursuing a liberal arts education and have a passion for business, here are a sample of some really cool business occupations commonly performed by Arts graduates.

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John Loxley, ‘Canada’s economist answer to Robin Hood,’ has died

July 31, 2020 — 
His great personality and intellect will be missed.

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Faculty of Arts

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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