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Maria Gheorghe outside the United Nations in New York City.

Alumni Insights: My week at the UN

October 29, 2018 — 
'I was able to take part in this once-in-a-lifetime learning experience because of a scholarship generously provided by the Manitoba Chair of Global Governance Studies'

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Winnipeg City Hall

Op-ed: Competition shows democracy is healthy

October 19, 2018 — 
We should worry about acclamations, Royce Koop says


Tier Building

Faculty of Arts

New Faculty in Arts

October 5, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Arts welcomes several new members of faculty with appointments beginning July 1, 2018.

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Winnipeg transit map

Op-ed: Does it matter where a city council candidate lives?

October 5, 2018 — 
Political studies professor Royce Koop breaks this question down


"Fathers of Confederation" By Robert Harris

Op-ed: Bernier’s party likely won’t last

September 21, 2018 — 
'Canadian history is littered with wreckage of small parties that started with a bang and ended shortly thereafter with a fizzle.'


Canada's parliament building

The Conversation: Canada’s growing challenges with economic sanctions

September 17, 2018 — 
Canada is an enthusiastic supporter of economic sanctions.

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The Canadian and United Nations flags

The day Canada and the UN changed my life

September 5, 2018 — 
Going from second-class citizen in his first home to first-class citizen in his second – the transition reinforced how fortunate he was to be living in a distant land, called Canada

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CBC, Yahoo!: ‘Black eye to the industry:’ Report delves into polls gone awry in Calgary vote

August 8, 2018 — 
"Our report, I think, is still quite valuable, in that it provides an analysis of what went on in Calgary," said U of M's Christopher Adams


CF18 airplane conducting a flyby

Faculty of Arts

Winnipeg to host NORAD 60th Anniversary in Canada

May 23, 2018 — 
Winnipeg is hosting the Canadian NORAD 60 anniversary celebrations on May 24, 2018

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Faculty of Arts Dean Jeffery Taylor introduces alumnus Winston Dookeran

Faculty of Arts

Former UMSU President goes on to international career

May 15, 2018 — 
Winston Dookeran [BA/66, LL.D./91], the first international student voted in as President of UMSU, recently returned to the University of Manitoba to share stories of a fulfilling career in economics, politics, and academia.

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