Master of Human Rights News Archive
October 18, 2021 —
Roberta (Bobbie) Whiteman had already worked in the child welfare sector for at least 10 years when she first learned about the new Master of Human Rights (MHR) program being offered at the University of Manitoba. On October 18, she graduates as a member of the inaugural Master of Human Rights program class her thesis already demonstrating potential to impact the work she does in changing lives.
June 7, 2021 —
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law
May 19, 2021 —
The Canadian Journal of Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Policy, edited by Professor Donn Short with the help of law student editors, has just published Volume 9, Number 1, now available online.
March 9, 2021 —
Until within the last few years, very little research had been done on perpetrators of genocide, and so far, there has certainly not been any books published on how to do such research. Perpetrators were caught, brought to trial and locked away, but no one looked too closely at why they did what they did or circumstances contributing to their emergence – until recently.
January 27, 2021 —
On Thursday, Jan. 28, three North Korean refugees will share their stories about their life in North Korea and how they were able to leave.
December 4, 2020 —
Students in the practicum stream of the University of Manitoba’s inter-faculty Master of Human Rights programare nearing completion of their placements, and are already making major contributions to local human rights organizations, as revealed at an online symposium held November 30th.
October 8, 2020 —
With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most University of Manitoba buildings closed for the 2020-2021 academic year, the Faculty of Law and the community that would normally gather in Robson Hall, including the Master of Human Rights program and the Centre for Human Rights Research, has turned to alternate means to keep in contact.
November 30, 2019 —
Philanthropy comes in different forms besides scholarships and bursaries, as a number of Juris Doctor and Master of Human Rights students recently experienced.