Faculty of Social Work News Archive
January 23, 2023 —
The Faculty of Social Work is excited to announce a new curriculum for the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. After two years of preparation and consultation with community members, students, faculty members, and instructors, the revised curriculum was approved by UM Senate in April 2022 and is set to be implemented over the next two years starting this Fall.
September 29, 2022 —
Chancellor Anne Mahon's third book will be released at a special event in Winnipeg on Oct. 6
July 6, 2022 —
Dr. Lindsay Larios, assistant professor, has recently received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant to examine the lived experiences of pregnant medically uninsured migrants living in Manitoba.
June 24, 2022 —
Dr. Kjell Anderson, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Master of Human Rights program, was a successful co-applicant on two significant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): one Partnership Grant, and one New Frontiers in Research grant.
June 22, 2022 —
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.
June 20, 2022 —
Sid Frankel, a long-serving professor in the Faculty of Social Work, is the recipient of the 2022 Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award
May 26, 2022 —
Dr. Rusty Souleymanov, assistant professor, has been nationally recognized for his current efforts to make health care, community-based services, and social programs accessible to some of Canada's most disenfranchised and marginalized communities. Over the past two years, Dr. Souleymanov was awarded more than $1.2 million through multiple grants from the Federal Government of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to lead his program of study. His research seeks to inform culturally sensitive models of health care and community-based services.
March 22, 2022 —
The Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice was created and funded through the generosity of the Mauro Foundation and is a key part of the Master of Human Rights program, now housed at Robson Hall
March 2, 2022 —
As the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine continues to escalate, the resolve of Ukrainians—and all who respect the dignity of human life—grows stronger. The Faculty of Social Work stands in solidarity with Ukraine in the brave fight to preserve fundamental human rights and freedom from tyranny. We condemn the Russian government’s unlawful war and deceitful propaganda, with which they are manipulating their own citizens and the world.
February 25, 2022 —
The Asper School of Business, home to the James W. Burns Leadership, connected with Block and Patel to hear their perspectives on the President’s Student Leadership Program, why students should apply, and what they as mentors have learned through this journey