history News Archive
August 27, 2021 —
Exciting news is on the horizon at Robson Hall for students and scholars of private enterprise law. The Faculty of Law is home to the Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law, the focus of which is to develop a multi-faceted and clinical approach to understanding private businesses, with law and business being the two pillars of the practice and area of study.
July 19, 2021 —
Three professors in the Faculty of Arts have been honoured with the title Professor Emeritus/Emerita for their many contributions to teaching, research and scholarship during their years of service to the University of Manitoba.
June 15, 2021 —
Dozens of research projects have received over $6.5 million in funding to support research excellence in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering fields
June 7, 2021 —
'Mobility is freedom, but only if it’s efficient, sustainable and works for all Canadians'
May 27, 2021 —
A year ago, Dr. Virginia Torrie published her first book, Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (University of Toronto Press, 2020). Given that it is about her favourite subjects – bankruptcy and history, and given her proven track record of being an excellent teacher (having won the 2017 Barney Sneiderman Award) it is not too surprising that it was short-listed for the 2021 Manitoba Book Awards’ Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction.
May 5, 2021 —
History professor Esyllt Jones was featured in the recent episode of CBC Ideas
March 9, 2021 —
Royal Society report on a digital preservation challenge
March 5, 2021 —
Are you a current Arts student or thinking about becoming one? Are you still deciding what to choose as your major? Or, are you already wondering what to do after graduation? If any of this sounds like you, you’ll want to attend the Discover Your Future in Arts series to see how earning a Bachelor of Arts degree can lead to an exciting career.
March 1, 2021 —
'Given the ubiquity of digital technologies today, creating archives of born-digital records must be our most urgent priority — including records created during the COVID-19 pandemic'
February 18, 2021 —
When Isha Khan was a philosophy student debating ideas in the University of Manitoba’s Arts lounge or procrastinating in the nearby video game arcade, she had no grand plan for her career. Today, Khan is the chief executive officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.