history News Archive
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.
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.
July 27, 2020 —
Congratulations Drs. Tina Chen, Elizabeth Comack and Roberta Woodgate
July 20, 2020 —
The 2020 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.
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.
April 9, 2020 —
“The Varsity and the Virus: The University of Manitoba and the “Flu-ban” in 1918,” notes that classes were cancelled for seven weeks in 1918 to protect students and staff, much like what has transpired today
March 10, 2020 —
The Beyond Crisis Event Series offers a free public screening of the 2019 Academy Award nominated documentary film For Sama directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts at Cinematheque.
December 2, 2019 —
If you are pursuing a liberal arts education and have a passion for culture, here are a sample of some really cool arts and culture occupations commonly performed by Arts graduates.
November 20, 2019 —
The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years
September 16, 2019 —
If you had the chance to spend the summer in Yellowknife while gaining experience in your chosen field, would you take it? Jason Carrie, M.A. in Archival Studies student had that opportunity. We asked him about his experience and his studies in the Faculty of Arts.