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Dr. Kjell Anderson teaching a class

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law professor SSHRC grants to support significant Human Rights projects

June 24, 2022 — 
Dr. Kjell Anderson, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Master of Human Rights program, was a successful co-applicant on two significant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): one Partnership Grant, and one New Frontiers in Research grant.

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Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program

Faculty of Law

Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

June 22, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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Joshua Okyere

Faculty of Graduate Studies

PhD student Joshua Okyere named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

July 5, 2021 — 
Joshua Okyere, a PhD student in the peace and conflict studies (PACS) program, qualified as a finalist for the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship and Engaged Leadership program. After a rigorous selection process and competing with 102 semi-finalists, he has now been named one of this year’s 15 Scholars across Canada.

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CJHR Front Cover Vol 9.1-cropped for featured image UM Today

Faculty of Law

Canadian Journal of Human Rights releases new volume

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.

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Nahlah Ayed, CBC foreign correspondent, alumna and honorary degree recipient.

Research and International

Introducing the 2020 Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship recipients

January 11, 2021 — 
Two UM students recognized for their efforts in bridging the local and the global

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Picture of two smiling people, Cassie Dong and David Pinette.

Asper School of Business

The Power of Civic Engagement

December 11, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba students had a unique opportunity to learn about civic engagement, the role of the media, and leadership at this year’s first James W. Burns Leadership Institute Critical Issues event.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Ashley Hayward

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Ashley Hayward, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Hayward to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Incarcerated mother’s experience with pregnancy and childbirth: A narrative inquiry.

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UM's 2020 Vanier Scholars from left to right: Javad Alizadeh, Ashley Hayward, Belal Zia, Rachel Nickel, Sarah Turner.

Five Vanier Scholars will call UM home in 2020

June 19, 2020 — 
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world

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Photo of Katie Muirhead

CBC: Winnipegger in Greece fundraising to bring urgent care to Europe’s largest refugee camp

December 12, 2019 — 
Centre needed to provide health care, ease tensions on Greek island, says co-ordinator Katie Muirhead

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Wpg Free Press: U.S. Holocaust museum, local universities join forces to explore connections between Nazi atrocities, residential school trauma

October 23, 2019 — 
"There’s at least a case to be made that there’s something to be learned by putting these two things side by side," UM's Adam Muller says

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