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Another great year for Bisons in the classroom

November 23, 2020 — 
For the fourth consecutive season, Bisons student-athletes have set a new record at the University of Manitoba for the largest number of U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians

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COVID-19 in Manitoba public policy, new book

November 23, 2020 — 
Written by Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur, both associate professors in the department of political studies, COVID-19 in Manitoba seeks to understand how Manitoba fared during the first months of the pandemic,

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President-elect Joe Biden waves as he departs St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church, Nov. 15, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. // AP Photo/Alex Brandon

When ‘hope and history rhyme’: Joe Biden quotes an Irish poet to inspire healing in America

November 17, 2020 — 
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'

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Op-ed: Sanctions ignore pandemic history

November 17, 2020 — 
What are the lessons of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic? UM History professor Esyllt W. Jones provides some insight – and it's not rooted in enforcement.

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Stephen Alalade sitting at a computer desk.

Students

Find an opportunity to learn and grow

November 17, 2020 — 
You have many career options with an Arts degree! Stephen Alalade’s [BA Adv/2015] story showcases how an Arts degree can quickly connect you to the world of full-time work.

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Op-ed: Pallister pursues ‘red state’ agenda

November 12, 2020 — 
UM economists explain

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Karine Levasseur and Lorna Turnbull collaborated on a new book on Mothering and Welfare

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Interdisciplinary collaboration yields results to benefit caregivers, families

November 10, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba professors Drs. Karine Levasseur (Department of Political Studies) and Lorna Turnbull (Faculty of Law), recently released Mothering and Welfare: Depriving, Surviving, Thriving, co-edited with Concordia University political science professor, Dr. Stephanie Paterson

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Tina Chen and a group of women studying a photo as part of a gallery exhibit.

Faculty of Arts

A commitment to community, collaboration and mentorship

November 10, 2020 — 
Dr. Tina Mai Chen, a Distinguished Professor and Head of the department of History in the Faculty of Arts is a recipient of the 2019-2020 University of Manitoba Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award.

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Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing, the final resting place for nearly 12,000 First World War servicemen.

The Conversation: First World War poet Wilfred Owen, treated for shell shock, carried readers into the horror of war

November 6, 2020 — 
This article is written by Mark Libin, Associate Professor, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba and first appeared on The Conversation

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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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