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CBC Manitoba: ‘Big wins for teachers’: Tentative new contract hikes wages, prep time

July 19, 2024 — 
'Big wins for teachers': Tentative new contract hikes wages, prep time


Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, invests 10 Officers (O.C.) and 13 Members (C.M.). into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on 6 May 2022. The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada. Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Mathieu St-Amour, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Members of UM community appointed to Order of Canada

July 4, 2024 — 
On June 27, 2024, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including one Companion, 16 Officers, two Honorary Officers and 64 Members.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Teacher to develop Holocaust curriculum

July 3, 2024 — 
Alum Kelly Hiebert has been selected by the Manitoba government to develop a new Holocaust curriculum for high school students.


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Faculty of Education appoints two new Associate Deans

July 2, 2024 — 
Dr. Marti Ford is the new Associate Dean Indigenous Education and Dr. Merli Tamtik is the new Associate Dean Graduate Programs and Research.


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Dr. Mary Shariff named Director of Master of Human Rights program

June 28, 2024 — 
The Office of the Dean of Law, University of Manitoba has announced the appointment of Dr. Mary J. Shariff as the Director of the Master of Human Rights (MHR) program effective July 1, 2024, for a five-year term.

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Dr. Charlotte Enns named Professor Emerita

June 28, 2024 — 
Dr. Charlotte Enns appointed Professor Emerita in recognition of her contributions to the Faculty of Education.

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Faculty of Education progress on review of MEd and PhD programs

June 26, 2024 — 
The Faculty of Education has been undergoing a graduate program review Med & PhD.

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New Course to Explore Teaching as a Career

June 11, 2024 — 
Have you been planning to begin your professional studies towards becoming a teacher? The course Introduction to Education: What Does it Mean to Teach? is here to guide you through education as a career, including understanding what a teacher does, and why they would choose to become teachers.

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CBC News: Dr. Lucy Fowler, Future 40 under 40 Finalist

June 10, 2024 — 
Dr. Lucy Fowler, finalist of CBC Future 40 under 40

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Recognizing faculty excellence

June 6, 2024 — 
On May 21, over 30 faculty were recognized for exceptional teaching, research and service at a reception held at Marshall McLuhan in UMSU University Centre.

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