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CBC Manitoba: Jan Stewart, dean, Faculty of Education weighs in on new chief superintendent and CEO for the Winnipeg School Division (WSD)

August 12, 2023 — 
Jan Stewart, dean, Faculty of Education weighs in on new chief superintendent and CEO for the Winnipeg School Division (WSD)


Two Indigenous women sitting at a conference, they are not looking at the camera.


Working together for excellence in Indigenous education

June 27, 2023 — 
April 14 marked an exciting day for educators as Manitoba grew one step closer to making our province a global centre for Indigenous education, research, languages and cultures. Signatories of the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint—an unprecedented, collective effort to advance 10 education-related commitments informed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action—were joined by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre, as well as the Province of Manitoba Advanced Education and Training, and Education and Early Childhood Learning departments.

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Perla of wisdom for future generations

June 6, 2023 — 
2023 Desautels Faculty of Music graduate Perla Wiens is prepared for a future as an exceptionally talented music educator.

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People have come forward in highly publicized stories speaking to experiences of sexism, sexual violence and silencing at the hands of hockey players and teams. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Research and International

Showered in sexism: Hockey culture needs a reckoning

July 5, 2022 — 
Rather than finger-pointing, the hockey community needs to consider the ways entrenched hierarchies, rewarded performances of masculinity and enforcement of a “bro code” encourage sexism, misogyny, homophobia and hypermasculinity.

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Three book covers of Donn Short

Faculty of Law

Making the Case for 2SLGBTQ+ student rights in schools

May 2, 2022 — 
As the academic year ends, Professor Donn Short, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, spoke with Robson Hall regarding the publication of the third book in a series of volumes that concludes 15 years of his research.

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Faculty of Education

When trauma becomes a way of being

May 7, 2021 — 
We are constantly engulfed in the energy of anxiety, says Kim Barthel (BMR, OT/84).


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Registration now open for research training program

April 13, 2021 — 
The Summer Research Training Institute is a program that offers a variety of workshops designed to provide introductory research skills and knowledge for students, research assistants, research staff, and faculty members. Any faculty member or researcher, their students and research staff that are affiliated with any of the partnering units may participate.

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Maddie Harasyn shows the uses of drones in Arctic research

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

A new virtual experience for Arctic Science Day

March 23, 2021 — 
More than 1,500 students attended the unique Arctic and climate science workshop with in-field subject matter experts with backgrounds in physical and chemical oceanography, sea ice optics, marine mammals, remote sensing, contaminants and oil spills.

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Faculty of Education

Faculty to host forum on surveillance in PSE assessment

February 12, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Education is hosting the second of two online forums on Wed., Feb. 24, to address concerns about educational assessment that have gained increasing attention during the pandemic.

Loretta Caribou outside in winter

Faculty of Education

First graduates of Inclusive Language and Literacy Master of Education

October 20, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus is a long way from the tiny community of Pukatawagan in Northern Manitoba. A settlement of the Mathias Colomb Cree First Nation, it has approximately a population of 3500 and is accessible only via the train from Pukatawagan to The Pas, or plane and on an ice road in the winter.

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