Mary Shariff News Archive
February 2, 2022 —
Coming out of a particularly challenging fall term that combined both pandemic and faculty labour action, two University of Manitoba law students started the New Year with some good news. Kyle Wilfer (1L) took third place in the Undergraduate Research Award program’s Poster Competition for the category of Social Sciences and Humanities, and Hardeep Suri (2L), won the Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship.
April 14, 2021 —
This year, Faculty of Law professors have been engaging prolifically in national conversations about COVID-19, Indigenous rights, Civil Liberties and Charter Rights among other important topics. Here is a compilation of some of their writings published in and for such public arenas as newspapers and made available to Canadians beyond academia.
Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed: Law Professors Shariff and Trask: COVID triage protocols could hurt marginalized people most
February 10, 2021 —
Ontario’s Critical Care COVID Command Centre recently released an “emergency standard of care for major surge” protocol, which is intended to “save the most lives in the most ethical manner possible” if the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
December 18, 2020 —
In a normal year, the Faculty of Law’s two major teaching awards would have been announced at the annual Grad Dinner, but due to the new normal, the Faculty was forced to postpone the selection process until the fall term. On December 10, Acting Dean David Asper was pleased to announce that Associate Professor Dr. Amar Khoday had won The Barney Sneiderman Award for Teaching Excellence, and that Natasha Brown [BEd/01, LLB/05] had been selected for the The Deans Award for Teaching Excellence for Sessional Instructors (Practicing Professionals).
August 7, 2020 —
A less-than-perfect mark on a paper doesn't mean you should give up on the idea, second-year law student Adam Lakusta discovered this year. Despite getting a B on his Issues in Law and Bio Ethics class term paper, hearing a talk from a visiting scholar inspired him to revise the paper and submit it anyway to the Canadian Bar Association Intellectual Property Section's annual law student essay competition. His essay won.
April 11, 2018 —
Robson Hall Faculty of Law professor Mary J. Shariff was presented with one of the 2017 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards at a special reception held April 10, 2018 at St. John’s College on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus.
April 11, 2018 —
Professor Peter Kulchyski (Native Studies) is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award
June 8, 2016 —
'Although assisted death may now be a legal option for those who are imminently dying, it must never be promoted as the solution'