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Spotlight On: Human Rights

  STUDYING HUMAN RIGHTS AT UWINNIPEG Studying human rights exposes students to issues from diverse perspectives – including conflict resolution, gender studies, international development studies, politics, religious studies and more. UWinnipeg’s program takes an interdisciplinary approach to courses, while letting students structure their education around social justice, global citizenship, and human rights themes. One of …Read more >

Global College offers unique Spring and Summer courses

Sex trafficking, reconciliation, human rights and forced migration explored The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering four unique spring and summer courses that allow students to explore topical human rights issues while earning credits in a condensed time frame. NEW: Pathways to Reconciliation – A Manitoba Field Course May 5- June 24, 2016 This …Read more >

UWinnipeg students presented at UN

Katrina Leclerc and Breanne Lavallee-Heckert have returned from presenting at the UN in New York City with 10 other UWinnipeg students who were accompanied by UWinnipeg’s Marilou McPhedran.

A Conversation with John Prendergast at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents this lecture with human rights activist and best-selling author John Prendergast on Saturday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2M70. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Dedicated students explore the human rights ‘Univercity’

Global College intensive summer course uses the “city as campus” WINNIPEG, MB – In partnership with the national Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), the 5th annual human rights summer institute at The University of Winnipeg Global College will allow students to explore “the city as a human rights campus” with multiple hands-on learning experiences …Read more >

Strengthening ties with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

L to R: Gail Stephens, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights; Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg; Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UWinnipeg. Marilou McPhedran, Director, Institute for International Women’s Rights, UWinnipeg’s Global College, May 7, 2015.   The University of Winnipeg and the Canadian Museum for …Read more >

Marsha Hanen Global Dialogue and Ethics Program Awards For Fall 2014

The Marsha Hanen Global Dialogue and Ethics Program was established in 2007 through a generous donation Dr. Marsha Hanen, former President of The University of Winnipeg. Dr. Hanen’s gift supports faculty projects involving interdisciplinary research and dialogue. From the applications received in 2014, the Selection Committee has awarded the following grants: Caring for Difficult Knowledge: …Read more >

Global College joins UN campaign to end violence against women

Winnipeg is joining neighbourhoods around the world to unite to end violence against women. The United Nations launched a 16-day campaign starting today, November 26, the international day for the elimination of gender-based violence in all its forms, from child marriage, to femicide, from attacks on women human rights defenders to violations of women’s rights …Read more >

UWinnipeg Graduate plans for Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Janna Barkman has been working with UWinnipeg’s Marilou McPhedran, at Global College, to develop teaching modules for the 2015 national education program at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

A Global Citizen’s Introduction to the CMHR

While Canada waits to catch a glimpse of what is inside its newest national museum, Rebecca Deng is already cherishing her experience previewing the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Deng’s tour this summer was included as part of the Adventures in Global Citizenship course at The University of Winnipeg’s Global College. A portion of the …Read more >