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Celebrating Excellence

Each year, The University of Winnipeg distributes more than 1.3 million dollars in scholarships to exceptional students. Faculty, staff, family, and friends celebrated the achievements of this year’s award recipients last night at the Continuing Scholarship Ceremony. The University of Winnipeg’s scholarship program celebrates academic excellence and attracts top students. Entrance scholarships reward the achievements …Read more >

The University of Winnipeg: Celebrating Excellence

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University of Winnipeg Women’s Auxiliary

A Reception Honouring the Members The University of Winnipeg is holding a reception to honour members of the University of Winnipeg Women’s Auxiliary for their outstanding commitment and service to the University and its students over the past 89 years. Tuesday, November 23, 2004 Riddell Hall 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

Advanced Early Admission Deadline: December 1, 2004

Planning to start University next fall? Submit your application to The University of Winnipeg by the December 1, 2004 Advanced Early Admission and Scholarship deadline. You can be conditionally admitted based on your Senior 3 (Grade 11) grades, with benefits like early notification of acceptance, first choice of courses at registration time, and automatic consideration …Read more >

Activist Jim Derksen: The Culture of Disability

On Saturday, November 20 disability-rights activist Jim Derksen will visit The University of Winnipeg to discuss the culture of disability. What does it mean to be disabled, and who decides? This and other important questions will be discussed in his presentation, “Finding Our Cultural Place: Explorations in the Construction of Disability.” 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Opens New Aboriginal Student Services Centre & Annou..

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University of Winnipeg Opens New Aboriginal Student Services Centre & Annou..

Today The University of Winnipeg opened its new Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC). Part of a strategic plan to better meet the needs of a growing population of Aboriginal students, the 3,000 square foot space is a home-away-from-home for more than 800 Aboriginal students. And as the next step in The University of Winnipeg’s commitment …Read more >

Global Warming: Danny Blair to Lecture

This year’s first annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series will open with professor Danny Blair’s presentation, “Prognosis Negative: Coping With Global Warming in an Age of Uncertainty.” All are welcome to attend. Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall In his own words, here’s a synopsis of the research he will be …Read more >

Remembrance Day: We Shall Not Forget

They shall not grow old as we who are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Laurence Binyon Canadian National War Memorial in Ottawa Courtesy of the War Amps of Canada In the eleventh month, …Read more >

“Terrifically Right” University of Winnipeg Endorsed & Recommen..

University of Winnipeg graduates pushed their alma mater to 6th place nationally with an endorsement of 84% when asked how many would recommend the institution to a relative or friend. For the first time Maclean’s magazine has conducted a survey of recent graduates from Canada’s universities as part of its annual university edition. The University scored higher …Read more >