Faculty of Education News Archive
September 25, 2020 —
Former U of M prof, Jerome Cranston is hosting an online talk on ways to address systemic racism in education at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30.
September 10, 2020 —
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.
August 24, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following acting dean appointments.
August 10, 2020 —
"At this time when there is so much uncertainty and the ground beneath us is shifting daily, some people may find themselves out of work or decide that this is time for them to up-skill, re-skill or even change career direction. Whatever your situation is, Extended Education is here for you and can help you chart a whole new career path or give you the knowledge and skills you will need to adapt.” - David Mandzuk, Acting Dean, Extended Education
July 7, 2020 —
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.
June 15, 2020 —
As Maggie Macintosh Cash at the Winnipeg Free Press reports: Some parents say their children were physically restrained to a chair at school, with arm splints and posey cuffs. Others reported their child had been confined to a cinder block-lined closet. In one case, a student came home often with torn clothing, after he had been “yanked around like a rag doll and forced into the quiet room.”
June 15, 2020 —
Historian Dr. Adele Perry has been appointed director of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) effective July 1, 2020. She takes over from founding director and law professor Karen Busby.
May 26, 2020 —
UM alumni have chosen Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78] to bring their voice to the University’s Board of Governors.
May 5, 2020 —
The first universities had no central campus and held classes wherever space could be found
March 10, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba is one of six Canadian universities sharing $1.8 million from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) program to support an international exchange.