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Innovating diversity education

August 18, 2021 — 
A new twist on 2SLGBTQ+ awareness

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Faculty of Law

New study measures impact of religious affiliation on LGBTQ-inclusive education practices

May 15, 2018 — 
Dr. Donn Short has co-authored with Tracy Peter and Catherine Taylor, “Religious Belief and the Queer Classroom: Measuring the Impact of Religious Affiliation on LGBTQ-Inclusive Education Practices” published this week in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP).

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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Desautels Faculty of Music

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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President Barnard speaking with alumni at the Chancellors Tea

Many memories made at Homecoming 2016

September 30, 2016 — 
New events and familiar favourites gave alumni a reason to reminisce about their alma mater

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Mitchell Haw is the inaugural recipient of the Jeff Kushner and Randall McGinnis Scholarship for LGBT Engineering students. He graduated in spring, 2016

Traditionally underrepresented

September 16, 2016 — 
Queers, Cheers and Homecoming Years, a soirée for LGBTTQI* alumni and friends celebrates diversity and inclusion

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CBC: About 900 LGBT couples tied knot since same-sex marriage legalized in Manitoba

September 16, 2016 — 
Twelve years ago, Manitoba became the fifth province or territory in the country to legalize same-sex marriage

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Jeff Kushner

Taking their Place

October 7, 2015 — 
“I’m just trying to offer another brick in the foundation of cultural change, which encourages acceptance of all groups,” says Jeff Kushner [BA/82, BSc(ME)/87]

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pride flag flapping

New scholarship provides support to LGBT students

June 12, 2015 — 
Significant gift from alumnus establishes scholarship for LGBT students in Faculty of Engineering

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Arsham Parsi (left) with Robert Mizzi, assistant professor in the department of educational administration

Faculty of Education

Exiled Iranian LGBT activist inspires

October 9, 2014 — 
New gay-straight alliance at the U of M launches with award-winning speaker


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