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Abortion-rights demonstrators hold up letters spelling out ‘My Choice,’ Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Research and International

Denying abortion access has a negative impact on children and families

May 19, 2022 — 
As abortion access is limited, the consequences at the individual level ripple through society as, on average, people denied abortions and their children are more likely to experience negative economic, social and health effects.

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UM friends and alumni among 2022 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 12, 2022 — 
Twelve Manitobans will soon receive the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour

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Winnipeg Free Press: Psychology professor remembered

May 12, 2022 — 
Dr. Rayleen De Luca [MA/81, PhD/85], professor of psychology is remembered for her advocacy work on behalf of vulnerable children and families along with a life-long commitment to caring for others.

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Cary Miller, Native Studies Department Head

Faculty of Arts

Summer Institute on Literacy in Indigenous Content open to UM faculty and staff

May 3, 2022 — 
This summer, University of Manitoba faculty and staff have the opportunity to explore the cultural and historical context of Indigenous peoples in Manitoba and across Canada – virtually.

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Faculty of Arts

Harper’s: Ghosting the Machine

April 25, 2022 — 
Humans, robots, and the new sexual frontier

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Chenée Merchant

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Visual ancestry: Telling the stories in our bones

April 18, 2022 — 
Chenée Merchant's current study, recognized as a national finalist in the SSHRC Storytellers Challenge, explores new methods for identifying key features of the skull which could hold important clues to our ancestry

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Faculty of Arts

The colour of someone’s skin doesn’t equate to definitive sameness

April 13, 2022 — 
As a result of anti-Black racism, non-Black people remain ignorant about how Black people experience discrimination and how it acts as a barrier that suppresses the civic, political and economic success of Black communities in a dominant white society.

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Protagonist Mirabel is able to help heal her family because she doesn’t have to live through the trauma of displacement like her grandmother did. (YouTube/DisneyMusicVEVO)

Oscars 2022: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ shows healing from intergenerational trauma

April 5, 2022 — 
'A trauma-informed lens isn’t meant to excuse or legitimize toxicity and dysfunction, but to help us understand that people who are in pain often pass down this pain'

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Innovative research receives funding

April 4, 2022 — 
UM researchers have received more than $1.2M through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), the Government of Canada announced

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Wpg Free Press — LGBTTQ+ students picked on, feel unsafe: report

March 31, 2022 — 
'Student members of the LGBTTQ+ community are far more likely to be victims of targeted harassment and feel unsafe at school than their peers who are cisgender and heterosexual, Manitoba researchers have found — once again'

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