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Education News

We have great things happening in the Faculty of Education. Our Education News magazine, published bi-annually, features our current news and events and student, alumni, and faculty stories. Back issues of Education News are archived on our Education News Blog, which also provides up-to-date news and events. To stay informed you can also follow us on Twitter ( @URfacofEd ) and Facebook.

The following are a few of the latest stories and events:

EIC honours member

Dr. Patrick Lewis, who has completed his term as Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Human Resources, and who has been a valued contributor in the Faculty’s Education Indigenous Circle (EIC), was honoured by the group on June 8, 2021. Elder Elma Poitras, Knowledge Keeper Joseph Naytowhow, and Chair Dr. Anna-Leah King presented Dr. Lewis …

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Inaugural recipients of the Associate Dean’s Graduate Student Thesis Award

Congratulations to the 2021 inaugural recipients of the #UREdu Associate Dean’s Graduate Student Thesis Award: Dr. Needal Ghadi (the Faculty of Education’s nominee for the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal) and Dr. Rubina Khanam (BIPOC). The Faculty of Education Associate Dean’s Graduate Student Thesis Award was established to recognize the outstanding academic performance of thesis-based …

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Inaugural Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis/Michif Education

We are pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis/Michif Education within the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. Dr. Melanie Brice has been appointed to the inaugural Gabriel Dumont Chair in Métis/Michif Education for a 5-year term. Dr. Brice has been working with the University of Regina Faculty …

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FGSR Indigenous Entrance Awards Faculty of Education recipients

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Faculty of Education recipients of the FGSR Indigenous Entrance Awards: Heather Carter (PHD), Dennis Daniels (MILED), Andrea Custer (MILED), Geneise Petford (MED), and Danielle Dietrich (MED) The FGSR Indigenous Entrance Awards are designed to support newly admitted Indigenous graduate students at the University of Regina. Eligible students are nominated by each …

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Recommitment to lifting up IRS-affected communities

On behalf of the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, all of the faculty and staff, I am saddened to hear about the recent discovery of 215 First Nation children buried at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Today and every day, I recommit to lift up the communities affected in their time …

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