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Faculty of Social Work News Archive

A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Flag lowered for Laura Taylor

September 17, 2020 — 
On September 17, 2020, the flag will be lowered for Dr. Laura Taylor.

Alumna Diane Roussin

UM virtual living library features prominent Indigenous alumni

September 15, 2020 — 
UM is organizing a virtual living library event with influential Indigenous alumni that will allow “readers” to engage and interact with alumni as “living books” and learn from their journeys.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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2019 Merit Awards announced

September 8, 2020 — 
Faculty recognized for outstanding teaching, research, scholarly work and creative activities, and service

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Chairs sit empty before Spring Convocation 2019 begins

Faculty of Law

Convocation 2020 – Advocating for racial justice

June 26, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. They will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29. 

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Faculty of Social Work

Our Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work

June 16, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba fully, and without reservation, supports the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) Student Committee and the Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Issues (RECI) caucus' Call to Action to "Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work."

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Dr. Adele Perry

Faculty of Arts

Perry named CHRR Director

June 15, 2020 — 
Historian Dr. Adele Perry has been appointed director of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) effective July 1, 2020. She takes over from founding director and law professor Karen Busby.

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Mindfulness Moments hosted by Maria Cheung

Faculty of Social Work

Mindfulness moments during turbulent times

March 23, 2020 — 
Michael Yellow Bird, Dean, Maria Cheung, Associate Dean & Dawn MacDonald, Institute for Mindful Leadership will be leading a brief guided meditation for 5-7 minutes

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Exploring mental health through improv theatre

March 2, 2020 — 
A troupe of UM students are breaking the stigmas of mental health through creative expression.

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