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Margaret Laurence Women’s Studies Centre open for business

After 15 years of anticipation, The University of Winnipeg’s Women’s Studies program will realize a dream in the month of October – the opening of the new Margaret Laurence Women’s Studies Centre, located at 526 Sargent Avenue. Off-campus, but not far away, the Centre is a storefront operation, making itself available to not only University …Read more >

Launch of OurVoices.ca

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Upcoming News Conference Low Income Rental Accommodations: New Guide Urges TLC

WINNIPEG—Winnipeg-Tenants and landlords are often characterized as warring factions – particularly in Winnipeg’s inner-city neighbourhoods. On Thursday, October 9, members of Winnipeg’s media are invited to take in the release of a guide that will foster closer working relationships and understanding between landlords and tenants, primarily from low income neighbourhoods. Despite its long title, the …Read more >

Canada & The Middle East: Politics in the Coming Era Conference

The Politics Departments of The University of Manitoba and The University of Winnipeg have teamed up to sponsor a timely conference. September 25 – 27, 2003 Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall on The University of Winnipeg Campus The conference is open to the public. Free Admission. Canada & The Middle East: Politics in the Coming Era aims to provide …Read more >

Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg to Host Conference: Canada & The Midd..

WINNIPEG—The Politics Departments of The University of Manitoba and The University of Winnipeg have teamed up to sponsor a timely conference. September 25 – 27, 2003 Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall on The University of Winnipeg Campus The conference is open to the public. Free Admission. Canada & The Middle East: Politics in the Coming Era aims to …Read more >

The University of Winnipeg: Record September Enrolment

WINNIPEG—The University of Winnipeg is reporting a record number of students as at the end of the first week of fall classes. A 7.77 per cent increase over last year, brings the total number of students studying at Winnipeg’s downtown, urban university to 8,280. The full-course equivalent increase is 8.37 per cent or a total …Read more >

Voices from the Margins: Experiences of Street-Involved Youth in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG—Street youth have often been viewed as a problematic group in society. Many people see street kids as lazy and rebellious young people unwilling to take responsibility for their situations. A study that sought to listen to and hear the voices of street-involved youth was undertaken collaboratively through researchers at the University of Manitoba and …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Annual Great Rock Climb

The brainchild of President Emeritus Dr. Duckworth, the 25-ton granite boulder was placed on the front lawn of the University of Winnipeg on October 7, 1971. The Rock of Remembrance commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba College, a founding college of what is now The University of Winnipeg. The University of Winnipeg’s annual Great Rock …Read more >

Upcoming News Conference Voices from the Margins

Experiences of Street-Involved Youth in Winnipeg WINNIPEG—Street youth have often been viewed as a problematic group in society. Many people see street kids as lazy and rebellious young people unwilling to take reponsibility for their situations. On Wednesday, September 17, members of Winnipeg’s media are invited to take in the release of a study that …Read more >