$5 million gift brings hope, dreams of new Geneva

On the cusp of United Nations’ Human Rights Day and the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the U of M has received a transformational gift to the Front and Centre campaign that will elevate Winnipeg’s reputation as a global hub for human rights and social justice.

This afternoon, Arthur Mauro, OC, OM, QC, [BA/49, LLB/53, LLM/56, LD/87] announced to a standing ovation a $5 million gift from the Mauro Family Foundation, which will endow a cross-faculty Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice ($3M) and support local and international peace-building initiatives ($2M). Read More.

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