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Self-photo of Carla Zelmer with plants in the background

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Instructor Carla Zelmer plants the seeds of experiential learning

January 30, 2024 — 
The Experiential Learning Spotlight Series documents the diverse and innovative ways in which UM faculty and instructors incorporate experiential approaches to their teaching.

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Group of 15 students standing in front of a wooden wall, most holding a book.

Faculty of Arts

Disability is part of all of our experience

January 29, 2024 — 
On January 19th, students, faculty, family and friends gathered to celebrate the launch of What Our Bodies Know: Essays at the Intersection of Feminism & Disability. The book is an anthology of 28 creative nonfiction pieces written by students from the course WOMN 2540: Feminisms and Disability in Contemporary Literature from the women’s and gender studies program (WGS) in the Faculty of Arts.

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Faculty of Law

UM Law Rights Clinic students support Public Interest lawyer at Supreme Court hearing

January 19, 2024 — 
Rights Clinic law students at Robson Hall had the opportunity to help in a very real way with a Supreme Court of Canada appeal that could influence access to justice for Canadians receiving social assistance.

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People with notes sitting in a lecture hall.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning February Workshops

January 16, 2024 — 
Check out the variety of workshops scheduled for February, offered by The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.

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attendees having a discussion at an Experiential Learning Gathering

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Experiential Learning Consultations: Faculty and Instructors

January 15, 2024 — 
By reconciling academic learning outcomes with authentic experiences and real-world contexts, experiential learning equips students with the knowledge, competencies and skill they need to thrive in today’s rapidly changing world.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning January workshops

December 18, 2023 — 
Check out the variety of workshops scheduled for January, offered by The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

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Picture of law students from L.Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic with Diane Roussin (5th from left) at 2023 Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards.

Faculty of Law

Call to Celebrate: Indigenous Business Excellence

December 6, 2023 — 
On November 16, 2023, law students from the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the 17th annual Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards, hosted by the Asper School of Business Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. Each year this event celebrates the achievements of Indigenous businesses in Manitoba.

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2023 Solomon Greenberg participants left to right: Thomas Mooney, Noah Scatliff, Genevieve Smith, Tyson Priebe, Melinda Moch, Dominique Gibson (standing behind Melinda).

Faculty of Law

Moot News 2023: Solomon Greenberg Moot sets the scene for advocacy series

November 27, 2023 — 
The annual Solomon Greenberg Moot took place on Grey Cup Sunday, November 19, 2023 at the Winnipeg Law Courts. Participating students were third-year law students Melinda Moch, Noah Scatliff, Genevieve Smith, Dominique Gibson, Thomas Mooney, and Tyson Priebe.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Experiential Learning Spotlight: Colleen Plumton on “getting that passion out of our students!” through student-driven assignments.

November 7, 2023 — 
Engaging students with real-world problems that are relevant and familiar to them.

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UM Alum L. Kerry Vickar [LLB/1980] (centre) officially opens the business law clinical space named in his honour surrounded by law students; clinical instructors Nick Slonosky [BComm/1976; LLB/1979] and Yvan Larocque (left of door); Dr. Richard Jochelson, Dean of Law and Stephanie Levene [BA/1999; BComm/2022; MBA/2008], Associate VP (Alumni and Donor Relations) (right of Vickar). Photo by Mike Latschislaw.

Faculty of Law

Investment and return

October 27, 2023 — 
Faculty of Law alum L. Kerry Vickar [LLB/1980] got to witness a return on his investment in-person on September 26 when he visited and officially opened the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic. The gift he had given to the Faculty of Law had transformed a dingy basement storage room into a state-of-the-art experiential learning clinical space for law students to learn hands-on, the practice of business law.

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