history News Archive
November 21, 2022 —
Anne Lindsay's PhD research reveals uncomfortable truths about our fur trade past
September 8, 2022 —
History professor Esyllt Jones, Faculty of Arts, has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and associate professor Robert Mizzi, Faculty of Education, has been elected as member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
February 2, 2022 —
Congratulations to the Faculty of Arts students who came away as award winners in the Social Sciences and Humanities category of the 2021 UM Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.
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