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University of Winnipeg Posts Record of 2.9 M Surplus

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University of Winnipeg Posts Record $2.9 M Surplus

“The University of Winnipeg community—through hard work and sound fiscal management in both the academic and administrative areas—has once again achieved a balanced budget,” said University of Winnipeg President Lloyd Axworthy. “With surpluses two years in a row we are now on solid financial footing and looking to the future with confidence.” In accordance with …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Celebrates Canada Day!

On June 30, to celebrate the success of the past year and recognize the outstanding contribution of University of Winnipeg employees, President Lloyd Axworthy is hosting a Canada Day Picnic. Faculty, Staff, Students, their families, University friends, associates, and community neighbours will celebrate on the front lawn in front of Wesley Hall.

Wesley Hall Cornerstone Removal: Century-old Time Capsule Unearthed

At a ceremony marking the removal of the Wesley Hall cornerstone and the laying of the first stone of the building’s new façade, a 110-year-old time capsule was unearthed. The cornerstone removal was part of the stonework reconstruction of the “Castle on Portage.” The ceremony took place June 21, 2004—over a century from the June …Read more >

National Aboriginal Day: June 21

Today, Monday, June 21, is National Aboriginal Day—an opportunity for all Canadians to celebrate the rich contribution Aboriginal peoples have made to Canada. The University of Winnipeg joins with its students, faculty, and staff in acknowledging the importance of this day. To find out about local events taking place to mark National Aboriginal Day, please …Read more >

UWinnipeg partners with MB Hydro and Province

Dr. Danny Blair named Climate Change Research Professor Manitoba’s climate change research will be bolstered by the addition of Climate Change Research Professor Danny Blair of The University of Winnipeg. Supported by both the provincial government and Manitoba Hydro, the creation of the new position was announced at a press conference June 14 at The …Read more >

Celebrating Our Graduates, Welcoming Our New President

On Sunday, June 6, 2004, at The University of Winnipeg’s 77th Convocation, 890 students joined UWinnipeg’s family of alumni and alumnus Lloyd Axworthy ’61 was welcomed home as the University’s sixth President and Vice-Chancellor. Photo Gallery President’s Installation Dinner Award Recipient Citations Speeches Presidential Installation Address [PDF 213 K] Valedictory Address A.M. [PDF 81K] Valedictory Address P.M. [PDF …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Spring Convocation: Honours Graduates and Awards Recipien..

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Convocation: A Celebration of Achievement

Graduation is a time for celebrating outstanding achievements. On Sunday, June 6, 2004, The University of Winnipeg welcomes family, friends, and the public to honour the graduating class of the seventy-seventh convocation. The entire University community extends congratulations to the graduates as they join the more than 30,000 University of Winnipeg alumni around the world. …Read more >