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Faculty of Arts

Arts grad ends degree with Creative Expression Award

June 11, 2021 — 
Rebecca Simiyu [BA/2021] looks back fondly at her time in the Faculty of Arts ending with an award

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Faculty of Arts

New Centre opens in the Faculty of Arts

February 3, 2021 — 
A new research centre at the University of Manitoba hopes to connect and serve social science researchers in the academic, private industry and non-profit communities.

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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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COVID-19 in Manitoba public policy, new book

November 23, 2020 — 
Written by Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur, both associate professors in the department of political studies, COVID-19 in Manitoba seeks to understand how Manitoba fared during the first months of the pandemic,

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Lisa Kassenaar and Kevin Chief

Asper School of Business

Who are you in the democracy?

November 19, 2020 — 
A panel discussion on how students can be leaders in democracy

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Faculty of Arts

Susan Prentice named Duff Roblin Professor

September 4, 2020 — 
Susan Prentice, Professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts, has been named to the Duff Roblin Professorship, effective September 1, 2020.

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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts 2020 Teaching Awards Announced

July 20, 2020 — 
The 2020 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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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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