A birthday part for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Law, News

The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is hosting a birthday party for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which turns 30 this month.
The April 5 event will feature Manitobans whose lives have been changed by the entrenchment of constitutional rights. But the event will also examine some of the gaps in rights protection […]

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Pow-Wow celebrates Aboriginal graduates

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, News Release

The 22nd annual Traditional Graduation Pow-Wow for Aboriginal students will be held this Saturday, May 7, 2011, at the University of Manitoba. The Pow-Wow honours and commemorates the academic achievement of Aboriginal post-secondary students from the University of Manitoba.
Approximately 158 Aboriginal students are expected to graduate in 2011.
“I wish to offer my personal congratulations to […]

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Did KISS party at the U of M?

April 11th, 2011 · No Comments · News, Uncategorized

In researching a story on U of M’s historic Taché  Hall residence, archival student and intern Andrea Martin came across this 1970s photo of, presumably, a shaving cream fight in the residence. The characters in the photo have an uncanny resemblance to members of the rock ‘n’ roll band KISS.
Gene Simmons, if you’re reading this, please note […]

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