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Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive

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Research and International

Two new RSC scholars named at UM

September 8, 2022 — 
History professor Esyllt Jones, Faculty of Arts, has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and associate professor Robert Mizzi, Faculty of Education, has been elected as member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Equity, diversity and inclusion workshops coming up soon

August 15, 2022 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has a number of workshops and events to help you make your teaching more just.

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People hold a large UM Pride flag on Memorial Avenue in Winnipeg. Photo from the Winnipeg Pride Parade 2022.

Best Diversity Employer award reflects ongoing equity, diversity and inclusion work at UM

July 12, 2022 — 
UM was one of 75 Canadian organizations in 2022 recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for leadership in creating inclusive workplaces for employees

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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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An illustration of simplified people in a variety of colours standing in a crowd.

TeachingLIFE

Creating an inclusive syllabus

June 29, 2022 — 
Meeting students where they live by considering equity, diversity and inclusion

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students walking on the pedway on Fort Garry campus in summer time

Reaffirming our commitment to human rights

June 28, 2022 — 
A joint message from UM President and Vice-Chancellor, Michael Benarroch and Executive Lead (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) Tina Chen

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Stephen Lecce, minister of education for Ontario, was challenged for his anti-Black behaviour in college. THE CANADIAN PRESS-Nathan Denette

Faculty of Arts

Call out anti-Black racism every day, not as a campaign tactic

May 27, 2022 — 
The tactic of uncovering anti-Black racist “indiscretions” during an election campaign is an effort to villainize politicians while upholding a colour-blind version of racism.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

EDI office hosts positive change in health care panel during Pride 2022 events

May 27, 2022 — 
The Office of Equity Diversity and Inclusion at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is hosting a community of practice event to discuss advocacy and positive solutions for 2SLGBTQIA+ people who have been marginalized and discriminated against when seeking health-care services. 

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U of M volunteers on Pride Parade route, in 2019.

Pride 2022, celebrations include the return of the Pride Parade and other exciting events

May 18, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba’s celebrations for Pride 2022 are back and include the Pride Community of Practice EDI Event on May 30, the flag-raising ceremony on June 1 and the Pride Winnipeg Festival and Parade on June 5

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Campus Beautification at Bannatyne campus.

Reset and reconnect

May 11, 2022 — 
Lots to look forward to with upcoming Campus Beautification Days, THRIVE and Pride flag raising

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