UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

Faculty of Social Work News Archive

Kevin & Jamie Pfau

Faculty of Social Work

Students provide housing to victims of domestic violence and youth aging out of care

March 16, 2021 — 
UM students Jamie Pfau and her partner Kevin Pfau, saved up for over a year to purchase safe and affordable housing for two underserved populations in Manitoba — female survivors of domestic violence and their children and youth aging out of care. The idea for their project, Peace for All of Us, partly began when the couple were social work research assistants at the University of Manitoba.

, ,

thumbnail

Science News: ‘Green’ burials are slowly gaining ground among environmentalists

March 4, 2021 — 
'Awareness of eco-friendly death care is low even as the industry grows'

Kathy Levine, associate professor, Faculty of Social Work

Building a ‘community of learners’

February 25, 2021 — 
Why "we will all do better when everybody does better in this world" is both a life and teaching philosophy

, , ,

Alumni

UM alumni are good reads too!

February 17, 2021 — 
We've highlighted a few selections for book lovers to enjoy during I Love to Read Month

, , , , , ,

Manitoba 150 Trailblazing Women-Dr. June James, Honourable Janice Filmon, Taylor Morriseau, Isabel Auld

The Manitoba 150 Women Trailblazers announced

February 3, 2021 — 
Highlighting just a few of these pioneering women with a proud UM connection as alumni, donors and friends

, , , , , , , , , ,

a mosaic of a brain

Three UM researchers to work with community partners to address mental health needs of overlooked populations

January 27, 2021 — 
Projects to focus on the people with hearing loss, parents, and frontline health care workers

, , , ,

Empty study space of the Master of Human Rights students at Robson Hall

Faculty of Law

Master of Human Rights students share practicum experiences in inaugural symposium

December 4, 2020 — 
Students in the practicum stream of the University of Manitoba’s inter-faculty Master of Human Rights programare nearing completion of their placements, and are already making major contributions to local human rights organizations, as revealed at an online symposium held November 30th.

, , , , ,

Tier Building, Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work

Students invited to discuss proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum

November 30, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all current Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students to attend a town hall meeting to obtain your feedback on our proposed new BSW curriculum, to be implemented in Fall 2022 with Senate approval.

Tier Building, Fort Garry Campus

Faculty of Social Work

Community members invited to discuss proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum

November 27, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all to attend a town hall meeting to obtain your feedback on our proposed Bachelor of Social Work curriculum.

Faculty of Social Work

Addressing institutional & systemic oppression symposium series

November 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the International Decade for People of African Descent present Addressing Institutional & Systemic Oppression symposium series.

, ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top