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2024

May

Human Rights Student Meagan Dutka Receives the Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship

Thu. May. 16, 2024 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship recipient, Meagan Dutka!Meagan is double majoring in Human Rights and Conflict... Read More


April

UNHCR Canada Representative Visits Global College

Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 12:00 AM
Ms. Rema Jamous Imseis (far right) met with Dr. Shauna Labman (second from right) at Global College during her visit to... Read More


Dr. Shauna Labman Speaks to Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights

Wed. Apr. 10, 2024 12:00 AM
On April 8th, Global College Executive Director, Dr. Shauna Labman, was invited by the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights to speak on... Read More


March

"Voices of Teesta" Documentary Screening and Storytelling Session

Thu. Mar. 28, 2024 12:00 AM
Global College hosted a documentary screening and storytelling session on March 27, 2024 with filmmaker and University of Manitoba PhD... Read More


Upcoming Event- Voices of Teesta Film Screening

Mon. Mar. 18, 2024 12:00 AM
Date: Wednesday, March 27 Time: 5:30 pm- 7:00 pm Venue: 1M28, Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg Join us for a film screening and interactive... Read More


Student Leader Meagan Dutka Attends International Women's Day Event at Government House

Fri. Mar. 8, 2024 12:00 AM
Happy International Women's Day from Global College!Fourth-year Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Studies student and Global... Read More


Upcoming Event- The Ongoing Rohingya Crisis: Worsening Humanitarian Emergency and Canada's Response

Mon. Mar. 4, 2024 12:00 AM
 Join us on March 18 from 7:00- 9:00 pm at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for "The Ongoing Rohingya Crisis: Worsening... Read More


Spring/ Summer 2024 Human Rights Courses

Fri. Mar. 1, 2024 12:00 AM
HR-2650-001: Human Rights in Literature, Film and Art (3 credits) T, Th 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (05-06-2024 - 06-17-2024) U of W Campus,... Read More


February

MDP Emerging Professionals Show Their Skills at Annual Networking Event

Thu. Feb. 22, 2024 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg News recently published a news article highlighting the MDP program's 6th annual Emerging Professionals Networking Event... Read More


Building Communities: The Evolving Role of Journalists in Covering Human Rights Stories in the Philippines

Tue. Feb. 20, 2024 12:00 AM
Thank you to everyone who attended last week's lecture and to guest speaker, Jodesz Gavilan, the 2023 Marshall McLuhan Fellow-... Read More


CRRIC's Dr. Kawser Ahmed Co-Publishes Book on Peacekeeping

Tue. Feb. 6, 2024 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg News recently published a news article highlighting Dr. Kawser Ahmed's new co-edited book, Keeping Peace in a Turbulent... Read More


Feed Your Mind Lecture: At the Intersection of Science, Human Rights and Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Neglected Tropical Disease

Mon. Feb. 5, 2024 12:00 AM
On February 5th, we hosted our third Feed Your Mind Lecture of the academic year, At the Intersection of Science, Human Rights and Development: An... Read More


January

Article- Neglected Tropical Diseases Persist in the World’s Poorest Places: Four Reads About Hurdles and Progress

Tue. Jan. 30, 2024 12:00 AM
Nadine Dreyer, The Conversation It’s sobering to reflect that “neglected tropical diseases” are referred to as... Read More


New Initiative to Bring More Indigenous Faculty to UWinnipeg

Thu. Jan. 25, 2024 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce a cluster hire of nine Indigenous faculty members across the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science,... Read More



2023

December

Human Rights Students Attend CSIS Keynote Address

Tue. Dec. 12, 2023 12:00 AM
A group of students from the Human Rights program recently had the opportunity to attend a Keynote Address given by David Vigneault, Director of... Read More


November

Article- Patients’ Beliefs about Illness Matter: The Case of Elephantiasis in Rural Ghana

Thu. Nov. 23, 2023 12:00 AM
Kristi Heather Kenyon, University of Winnipeg; Alexander Kwarteng, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); Colleen McMillan,... Read More


2023 Sol Kanee Lecture with Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire

Fri. Nov. 10, 2023 12:00 AM
 Global College Executive Director, Dr. Shauna Labman, and Dr. Saad Khan (Associate Chair, Peace and Conflict Studies; Instructor, Human... Read More


October

Human Rights Student Rielle Miller Attends Digital Backpacks Conference in Halifax

Fri. Oct. 20, 2023 12:00 AM
Human Rights student Rielle Miller (left) and Global College Executive Director Dr. Shauna Labman (right). Rielle Miller, a fourth-year Human... Read More


UWinnipeg Certificate Equipping Teachers of Indigenous Languages

Wed. Oct. 11, 2023 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg News recently published an article on the Teaching Indigenous Languages for Vitality (TILV) program, offered through the Indigenous... Read More


Bilguundari Enkhtugs Named Valedictorian for the 123rd Convocation Ceremonies

Fri. Oct. 6, 2023 12:00 AM
The Global College community is excited to congratulate Bilguundari Enkhtugs on being named valedictorian for the 123rd Convocation ceremonies on... Read More


September

Feed Your Mind: “17 going on 23”: Sentencing Children to Life in Canada

Mon. Sep. 18, 2023 12:00 AM
Join us for the second Feed Your Mind Lecture of the year, “17 going on 23”: Sentencing Children to Life in... Read More


Feed Your Mind: The Challenges of Realising Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education Within the Context of Histories of Assimilatory Schooling: A Comparative Study Between Australia and Canada

Fri. Sep. 15, 2023 12:00 AM
Join us for the first Feed Your Mind Lecture of the year, "The Challenges of Realising Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education Within the... Read More


International Human Rights Practicum Placement Presentations

Mon. Sep. 11, 2023 12:00 AM
On Wednesday, September 20th from 12:30 pm- 1:20 pm, join us in 1MS25 for presentations from Human Rights students Rielle Miller and Meagan Dutka... Read More


March

Feed Your Mind: Human Rights in the Context of the War in Ukraine

Wed. Mar. 1, 2023 12:00 AM
Please join us, Wednesday, March 22, from 12-1 p.m., for this Free Your Mind event, hosted by SAR Network scholars Dr. Illia Roskoshnyi and Dr.... Read More


February

Welcome Dr. Kirsten Van Houten to Global College's Human Rights program

Fri. Feb. 24, 2023 12:00 AM
Join us in welcoming Kirsten Van Houten to Global College's Human Rights program!  Kirsten holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship... Read More


GCSAC Meet & Greet – Feb. 9

Wed. Feb. 1, 2023 12:00 AM
The Global College Student Advisory Council will be hosting a meet & greet for various student groups to connect, organize, and get to know... Read More


Feed Your Mind: Protection and Education: WUSC’s Student Refugee Program

Wed. Feb. 1, 2023 12:00 AM
Continuing our lunch and learn events in 2023, we are starting off with “Protection and Education: WUSC’s Student Refugee... Read More



2022

November

Dr. Shauna Labman Appointed Executive Director of Global College

Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 11:00 AM
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Shauna Labman to the role of Executive Director of Global College as of January 1,... Read More


Master of Human Rights Program Information Session

Thu. Nov. 10, 2022 7:00 AM
Date: November 14, 2022Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Location: Room 1MS25 Menno Simons College Building, University of Winnipeg The University of... Read More


“Feed Your Mind” Lunch & Learn Events

Thu. Nov. 10, 2022 7:00 AM
November 24, 2022: 12:30 - 1:30p.m., 1MS25 Throughout the academic year, Global College will once again be hosting our ongoing series of in-person... Read More


GC Student Advisory Council organizes Winter Clothing Drive

Mon. Nov. 7, 2022 12:00 AM
The Global College Student Advisory Council members are interested in human rights and social justice. This advocacy group meets every second... Read More


June

Fall and Winter 2021-2022 courses: Human Rights program

Mon. Jun. 27, 2022 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg will resume in-person instruction for the 2022-2023 academic year. The 2022-2023 Fall and Winter Term timetable... Read More


April

Spring and Summer courses 2022

Tue. Feb. 1, 2022 12:00 AM
Concepts and Convention in Human Rights HR-2100-001 (05/03/22 - 06/09/22 Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3 credit hours, Room... Read More


March

Revisiting Refugee Resettlement in Canada

Fri. Mar. 25, 2022 12:00 AM
In the Migration Conversations podcast episode titled "Refugee Resettlement and Law's Border," Professor Shauna... Read More


Statement of the CAHRI on the Russian Aggression against Ukraine

Thu. Mar. 3, 2022 12:00 AM
Statement of the Canadian Association of Human Rights Institutes*on the Russian Aggression against Ukraine | 01.03.2022 We are appalled... Read More


February

Global College welcomes Dr. Fontaine

Fri. Feb. 4, 2022 12:00 AM
Global College is pleased to welcome Dr. Lorena Fontaine to our Human Rights Program. Professor Lorena Sekwan Fontaine (BA, LLB,... Read More


January

FEED YOUR MIND Virtual Event Series

Fri. Apr. 8, 2022 12:00 AM
Global College is excited to resume "FEED YOUR MIND" talks virtually. Every year, we feature speakers from our Faculty... Read More



2021

November

Human Rights Alumni Success Stories

Mon. Nov. 22, 2021 12:00 AM
"Human Rights that can help you as you move forward in life" My name is Dannielle Morrisseau (She/Her) and I am a Metis-Cree Nation woman... Read More


Hiring: Research Assistant

Mon. Nov. 22, 2021 12:00 AM
Research Assistant, Global College *Work Study Program* Classification: Office Assistant 2 Employee Group Hiring Range Start Date Staff... Read More


Hiring: Grants and Internship Assistant

Mon. Nov. 22, 2021 12:00 AM
Grants and Internships Assistant, Global College *Work Study Program* Classification: Office Assistant 2   Employee Group Hiring... Read More


September

Human Rights Career Paths

Mon. Sep. 20, 2021 12:00 AM
Human Right students are prepared for future employment in non-government organizations, government agencies and corporate departments with... Read More


July

Women's Circle Community Workshop Series

Sun. Sep. 19, 2021 12:00 AM
In collaboration with the Women 4 Women South Sudan-MB, the SEED Winnipeg, and the Canadian Women's Foundation, we are hosting the "... Read More


Dr. Kenyon is appointed Director of Human Rights Program

Mon. May. 3, 2021 12:00 AM
We are happy to welcome Professor Kristi Kenyon as the incoming Director of Human Rights program at Global College as of July 15,... Read More


May

Dr. Labman receives the 2019 K.D. Srivastava Prize

Wed. May. 12, 2021 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Professor Shauna Labman on receiving the 2019 K.D. Srivastava Prize for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing! Dr. Shauna... Read More


UWinnipeg stands with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation

Tue. May. 4, 2021 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg stands with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous peoples The horrific discovery of... Read More


April

Remote Teaching, Learning, and Research Hub

Tue. May. 4, 2021 12:00 AM
Remote TEACHING Hub: Whether you are new to teaching remotely, or experienced and looking for tips and pedagogical insight into remote teaching,... Read More


MDP student participates in the Western 3MT Competition

Mon. Apr. 19, 2021 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies held its eighth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) competition on... Read More


March

Spring and Summer courses 2021

Wed. May. 5, 2021 8:30 AM
Concepts and Convention in Human Rights HR-2100-001 (Online, 05/03/21 - 06/14/21 Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3 credit hours)This... Read More


Exporting Canada's Resettlement Model? webinar

Wed. Mar. 24, 2021 12:00 AM
EXPORTING CANADA'S RESETTLEMENT MODEL? REFLECTIONS ON THE PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM talk will be held on Friday, April 9, 1:30 pm... Read More


February

'Feed Your Mind' virtual event series

Wed. Mar. 24, 2021 12:00 AM
Global College welcomes Human Rights Professor Kristi Kenyon to give a talk at our last of a series of "Feed Your Mind" virtual events on... Read More


MDP Director Dr. Cidro appointed AVP, Research and Innovation

Fri. Feb. 19, 2021 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg has appointed Dr. Jaime Cidro to the role of Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation. The new position will... Read More


"Feed Your Mind" event with Dr. Labman

Sun. Jan. 17, 2021 12:00 AM
Global College welcomes our Professor Shauna Labman to give a speech at our monthly "Feed Your Mind" virtual event series on Wednesday,... Read More


January

Critical Dialogues: Policing and Community Relations in Manitoba

Wed. Jan. 13, 2021 1:55 PM
Global College invites you to join in an open dialogue and question session on "Policing and Community Relations in... Read More


"Implicated Subjects in the Landscapes of Injustice" webinar

Mon. Jan. 11, 2021 10:00 AM
The Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has collaborated with the University of Victoria to organize a discussion on "Implicated... Read More


Human Rights and COVID-19 (resources)

Mon. Jan. 11, 2021 9:56 AM
As the number of COVID-19 cases increase every day and as different countries take various measurements, we increasingly see human rights violation... Read More


Dr. Saad Khan's newly published book

Thu. Jan. 7, 2021 3:05 PM
Perceptions of Ethnicity, Religion, and Radicalization among Second-Generation Pakistani-Canadians: Unity in Diversity?Published by Saad... Read More


Transcultural Literacies

Mon. Jan. 4, 2021 12:00 AM
Transcultural Literacies: Re-Visioning Relationships in Teaching and LearningEdited by Karen Magro and Michelle HoneyfordCanadian... Read More


Dr. Sibanda presents at our "Feed Your Mind" virtual event

Sun. Jan. 3, 2021 9:30 AM
Despite the unique challenges and uncertainty followed by the public health situation, Global College is excited to resume "FEED YOUR... Read More



2020

December

Teaching Global Citizenship: A Canadian Perspective

Sun. Jan. 3, 2021 9:30 AM
Teaching Global Citizenship: A Canadian Perspective Edited by Lloyd Kornelsen, Geraldine Balzer, and Karen MagroCanadian Scholars'... Read More


November

Join in "Foreign Policy by Canadians" event moderated by Dr. Kenyon at the CIC

Mon. Nov. 23, 2020 12:15 PM
Join in "Foreign Policy by Canadians" event moderated by Dr. Kenyon at the CIC on Thursday, November 26, from 12:00 PM to 1:00... Read More


October

Kim Prost: Reflections on a Career in the International Criminal Court

Mon. Jan. 11, 2021 4:12 PM
The Global College Student Advisory Council in partnership with Global College welcomes Kimberly Prost, Judge, the International... Read More


Volunteer at MB W4WSS

Tue. Oct. 27, 2020 1:00 AM
Students at the University of Winnipeg are invited to join in the Manitoba Women for Women South Sudan (MB W4WSS) team to work directly... Read More


September

Professor Shauna Labman co-edits "Strangers to Neighbours"

Thu. Jan. 7, 2021 2:00 PM
Strangers to Neighbours: Refugee Sponsorship in ContextEdited by Shauna Labman and Geoffrey CameronMcGill-Queen’s University Press The... Read More


COVID-19 Updates

Mon. Sep. 7, 2020 3:04 PM
Manitoba public health officials have changed the Pandemic Response System caution level to orange ("restricted") for the Winnipeg... Read More


Local to Global Webinar

Sat. Sep. 5, 2020 12:45 PM
Join the Institute for International Women's Rights - Manitoba (IIWR-MB) on Thursday, October 1st, at 6:30 PM (CT) via Zoom for an online... Read More


Women & Peace in the era of COVID-19

Sat. Sep. 5, 2020 10:10 AM
The Manitoba Women for Women of South Sudan (W4WSS) welcomes you to their upcoming event "Women and Peace in the Era of COVID-19" that... Read More


Pride UWinnipeg

Fri. Sep. 4, 2020 2:50 PM
Due to these unprecedented circumstances, we will not be celebrating Pride in person this year. But that doesn't mean there aren't other... Read More


August

COVID-19 updates

Fri. Sep. 4, 2020 2:50 PM
To ensure the safety of Students, Faculty, Staff, and Visitors to our campus, the University of Winnipeg is closely monitoring the COVID-19 (Corona... Read More


July

Fall and Winter courses (2020-2021)

Thu. Aug. 6, 2020 10:45 AM
Fall and Winter Courses Offered in 2020 and 2021 Academic Year FALL 2020 HUMAN RIGHTS COURSES: Introduction to Global Citizenship HR-1200 (Sept. 9... Read More


June

Study from the CRI on the early settlement of the Caribbean

Tue. Sep. 1, 2020 12:00 AM
The members of the Caribbean Research Institute (CRI) have published a new study "Genomic Insights into the early peopling... Read More


National Indigenous Peoples Day

Mon. Aug. 31, 2020 3:25 PM
National Indigenous Peoples Day National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada is observed every year on June 21. It is a day created by the... Read More


#Justice4Blacklives Rally

Wed. Jun. 3, 2020 11:08 AM
Date & Time: Fri. Jun. 5, 06:00 PM Location: The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba/Assemblée léillative du Manitoba... Read More


#Justice4Blacklives

Wed. Jun. 3, 2020 11:08 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
The losses endured due to police brutality adversely impact our lives and the community. Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen many Black... Read More


May

University of Arizona: Human Rights Practice online courses

Thu. May. 21, 2020 2:51 PM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
The University of Arizona: College of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE graduate-level program. This graduate-level human... Read More


April

Human rights oversight of COVID-19: Amnesty International Canada

Thu. May. 21, 2020 2:52 PM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
The Global College (GC) marks Amnesty International Canada's efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please find en electronic... Read More


All campus facilities to close until further notice

Thu. May. 21, 2020 2:49 PM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
On Monday, March 23, the University of Winnipeg President and the Senior Administration made a difficult decision to close all campus facilities to... Read More


February

Dr. Labman speaks at the University of Calgary

Wed. Feb. 26, 2020 3:52 PM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
Dr. Shauna Labman will speak about international rights, refugees, and resettlement by presenting her newly published book Crossing Law's... Read More


Get published in UW Juice Journal

Thu. Feb. 20, 2020 10:44 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
University of Winnipeg students are invited to submit their work for Juice Journal 20th issue/edition. The criteria for the submission... Read More


Dennis Horak: Canada and the Middle East

Thu. Feb. 20, 2020 10:30 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
                  Joining in a free public event on Tuesday,... Read More


January

"Feed Your Mind" Lunch and Learn Lecture series

Fri. Jan. 10, 2020 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
Dr. Kundan Mishra will speak about workers' Rights and Western consumerism in the context of an unfortunate event happened at the Tazreen... Read More


The Hill Times' Best 100 Books: Crossing Law's Border

Mon. Jan. 6, 2020 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
Congratulations to Global College’s Associate Professor Shauna Labman on the listing of her newly published book Crossing Law’s... Read More



2019

December

Crossing Law’s Border by Shauna Labman is named in The Hill Times’ Best 100 Canadian Non-Fiction Books in 2019

Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
Congratulations to Global College’s Associate Professor Shauna Labman on the listing of her newly published book Crossing... Read More


July

July

Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
  Thurs July 25, 2019 New Student Assistant Positions in Human Rights   HR-1200-508/510 (50236) / IDS-1200-508/510 (50241):... Read More


May

Student Assistant position

Thu. May. 2, 2019 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
HR-2200-001 “History of Human Rights in Canada” Marker Academic Capacity 1 (Tutor) In these positions, Employees are... Read More


March

Colombia Field Course Deadline Extension!

Thu. Jul. 19, 2018 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
In order to allow all interested students to complete and submit their applications, the University of Winnipeg Global College decided to extend... Read More


January

Kristi Kenyon on city’s first Human Rights Committee of Council

Fri. Feb. 1, 2019 12:00 AM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 6:00 PM - Fri. Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 PM
“It’s an honour to be nominated to serve with such an interesting and engaged group of people,” said Kenyon.... Read More



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