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Family mental health crisis: Parental depression, anxiety during COVID-19 will affect kids too

August 17, 2020 — 
The potential long-term consequences on children from increased parental stress, anxiety and depression are only beginning to be understood.

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Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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Ariane Freynet-Gagné

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Passion for social justice leads Psychology student to award

June 24, 2020 — 
Ariane Freynet-Gagné received a 2020 3M National Student Fellowship from the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

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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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Why a little baby talk is good for your toddler

May 4, 2020 — 
Project brought together researchers from 16 countries around the world

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Try these 8 tips to reduce parenting stress during the coronavirus pandemic

April 17, 2020 — 
Parenting can be tough at the best of times, but family life has changed dramatically during social isolation that’s been mandated by COVID-19. The good news is that children thrive in an incredible variety of settings.

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Largest-ever study on infants’ speech preference reports findings

March 17, 2020 — 
Demonstrated that babies do indeed prefer it when you speak in a high-pitched, sing-song voice.

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Lumbering towards a decolonized society

December 6, 2019 — 
Iloradanon Efimoff, an Indigenous PhD student and Vanier Scholar in UM’s psychology department, shares her thoughts on decolonization and Indigenization

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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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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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