Senator Roméo Dallaire struggled to find the will to live after witnessing the worst side of humanity during the Rwandan genocide. Learning to take the long-term view is what saved him. In a public lecture at the University of Manitoba, the former commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda will encourage Canadians to […]
September 26th, 2012 · No Comments · History, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, political studies
April 15th, 2011 · No Comments · News, News Release, Social Work
University of Manitoba professor Joan Durrant is the recipient of this year’s Humanitarian of the Year award by the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Red Cross. She is being recognized for her work to promote nonviolence in families and respect for the rights of our smallest and most vulnerable citizens – children.
The Humanitarian Award is […]
January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Students
On January 21, 2010, Robson Hall students showed their support and commitment to making a difference in the world in their efforts to raise funds to support help for Haiti quake victims.
Help For Haiti, which included a barbeque, bake sale, raffle and musical entertainment, was a two-hour lunchtime event that was a major success. […]
January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Medicine, News Release, Outreach
In response to the overwhelming need of persons displaced or otherwise affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti, staff at the University of Manitoba have organized a week-long fund-raising campaign.
From Monday, January 25, to Friday, January 29, 2010, monetary donations in support of the Haiti relief effort can be dropped off at a booth in […]
October 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Advisory, International Centre for Students, News Release, Students
Dr. James Orbinski, a prominent doctor and humanitarian whose research focuses on global health and equitable access to health care technologies, will speak at the University of Manitoba on October 28.
Orbinski was president of Médecins Sans Frontiérs/Doctors Without Borders from 1998 to 2001, during which time the organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He […]