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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).


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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