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Bringing History to Life: Historica/UWinnipeg Partnership

On Thursday, December 23, 2004 Historica will announce a new partnership with The University of Winnipeg, bringing the rich history of Western Canada to life in classrooms across the country. Historica Executive Director Tom Axworthy will be joined by University of Winnipeg President Lloyd Axworthy and the Honourable Peter Bjornson, Minister of Education, Citizenship and …Read more >

Happy Holidays!

Together each and everyone of us can make a difference. May the year ahead bring us together to work on creating a global community relevant to our times, where the security, needs, potential, and hopes and dreams of all can be realized. The University of Winnipeg wishes all faculty, staff, students, their families, and the …Read more >

New $1.4 Million Canada Research Chair at UWinnipeg: Giving Aboriginal History a..

The Honourable Reg Alcock, President of the Treasury Board, Minister Responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board, and MP for Winnipeg South, joined University of Winnipeg President Lloyd Axworthy today to announce Dr. Jennifer Brown as the University’s Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Peoples in an Urban and Regional Context. “The Government of Canada’s support of …Read more >

Cramming for Exams? Here’s Food for Thought

Exam stress getting to you? No time to pack healthy snacks before heading to campus for that last cramming session? Have no fear-The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is here! And they have free juice and snacks for all exam-weary students. On Tuesday, December 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Alumni Association volunteers will …Read more >

New Global College & Dialogue Centre: Landmines Awareness

The University of Winnipeg’s new Global College & Dialogue Centre will hold its first official event on Monday, December 13, 2004. The Centre’s Landmines Awareness Session will featureDarryl Toews of the Manitoba Campaign to Ban Landmines, Lloyd Axworthy, who championed the ratification of the Ottawa Convention/Mine Ban Treaty, and the documentary, “Measured Steps.” The session will look at what …Read more >

UWinnipeg Launches Global College & Dialogue Centre

WINNIPEG—The University of Winnipeg today announced the establishment of a new Global College & Dialogue Centre, providing a vital nexus where students, faculty, and the community-local, national, and international-can meet and map a course of action for the challenges of the new century. Research, exploration, and exchange of ideas are all vital components of the …Read more >

‘Tis The Season: Holiday Fun in the Winter Sun

In celebration of the upcoming holiday season, The University of Winnipeg is changing its downtown campus into a winter wonderland full of fun for faculty, staff, students, and their families, as well UWinnipeg friends, associates, and community neighbours. Sunday, December 12, 2004 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Duckworth Centre (Spence Street at Ellice Avenue) Children …Read more >

Finding Our Way Home: Housing Options in Inner-City Winnipeg

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December 6: Day of Remembrance Vigil

Each year, students and faculty at The University of Winnipeg commemorate December 6th as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Students, faculty, staff, family, and friends are invited to join us in commemoration of this day: Monday, December 6, 2004 3:30 p.m. Foyer of Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall On December 6, 1989, …Read more >

Holiday Fun in the Winter Sun at The University of Winnipeg!

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