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Well-deserved praise for health care workers

May 1, 2020 — 
Dr. Royce Koop, head of political studies in the UM Faculty of Arts, urges us all to praise healthcare workers during the pandemic, as they are "prominent political actors."

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‘Manitoba will survive,’ says UM political analyst

April 13, 2020 — 
Dr. Paul Thomas, professor emeritus of political studies at UM, looks at the dual crises of the pandemic and the related economic downturn that is affecting Manitoba.

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Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States — and Iran’s response — raises many important legal and strategic issues

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Arts jobs in the tech industry

November 13, 2019 — 
An Arts degree will open doors to exciting and challenging careers

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Why is it so hard for your doctor to apologize?

October 3, 2019 — 
'To investigate the impacts and difficulties surrounding medical apology, we’ve conducted research on medical apologies over the last two years'

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Manitoba’s pragmatic conservatism may contain lessons for Andrew Scheer

October 2, 2019 — 
Manitobans have often been characterized much like the bison that represents us: staid, steady, sturdy

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UM Press issues free ebook on Manitoba election

September 24, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba Press is releasing a free ebook with analysis of the recent provincial election.

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Research and International

The Conversation: Manitoba’s summertime election plays well for Conservatives

September 5, 2019 — 
For those of us who are interested in politics, this provincial election has been a nasty one, full of personal rhetoric from both the Tories and the NDP. But for many Manitobans, it’s a summer election

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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts 2019 Teaching Awards Announced

July 29, 2019 — 
The 2019 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.

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Arctic ice photo from iStock.

The Conversation: Canada’s UN submission will (eventually) draw the last lines on the map

June 5, 2019 — 
In May 2019, Canada made a partial submission to the United Nations to recognize an extended continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in the Arctic Ocean

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