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Women in Science Conference: Information and Inspiration

From November 3 – 4, 2005, The University of Winnipeg will host an important public conference on Women in Science. From career choices and educational opportunities for women just starting out to the experiences and insights of women well established, this upcoming conference will offer information and inspiration to young women considering careers in science …Read more >

Public Forum: Campus Redevelopment

The University of Winnipeg boasts a unique location in the heart of the city. We’re proud to be considered part of the community, working together with our neighbours to revitalize the downtown. This past year has seen exciting developments like the opening of Spence Street as a pedestrian mall, the creation of the Wii Chiiwaakanak …Read more >

Infectious Disease in the 21st Century: Emerging Risks and Strategies

Throughout the world, infectious diseases are responsible for illness, death, social disruption, and economic loss. With the emerging threat of viruses like the avian flu, the question becomes more pressing than ever: what risks are we facing from infectious disease, and what can we do about it? On Friday, October 28, 2005 at The University …Read more >

Evening For Outstanding Students

If you are a high school student looking at an average of 80 per cent or higher, The University of Winnipeg’s Evening for Outstanding students is for you. October 25 is your opportunity to get scholarship and admissions details, meet faculty, staff and students and visit our information fair. Find out what makes us one …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Season Opens with Hilarious Feminist Farce By GG Award Winning..

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Acts of Self-Determination and Self-Defense: Indigenous People’s Responses to ..

The University of Winnipeg Aboriginal Self-Governance Program would like to invite students, faculty, staff, and the public to the 2005 – 2006 Harry Daniels Distinguished Lecture Series. On Friday, October 21, 2005 Debra Harry, Executive Director of the Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, will offer the first presentation of this year’s series. Friday, October 21, …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Fall Convocation: Honours Award Winners & Grads

Graduation is a time for celebrating outstanding achievements. The University of Winnipeg welcomed family, friends, and the public to honour the graduating class of the eightieth convocation October 16th, 2005. Chancellor H. Sanford Riley, President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy, the Board of Regents, University Senate, and Alumni Association extended congratulations to the graduates as they …Read more >

Pandemic: My Country Is On Its Knees

Thursday, October 20, 2005 8:00 p.m. Ramada Marlborough Conference Centre, 330 Garry Street Tickets available through TicketMaster: $17.55 for general admission, $11.70 for students. Stephen Lewis’s determination to bear witness to the desperate plight of so many in Africa and elsewhere is balanced by his unique, personal, and often searing insider’s perspective on our ongoing …Read more >

North American First: UWinnipeg Campus Community Ambassador Program Puts Safety ..

On Friday, October 14, 2005, The University of Winnipeg officially launched its Campus Community Ambassador Program, becoming the first North American campus to host such an innovative volunteer initiative.

Public Lecture: The Phenomenon of Harry Potter

Harry Potter is the fictional creation of author J.K. Rowling, who started her climb to world-wide fame in 1997 with her book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Potter is a student wizard at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where he belongs to the house of Gryffindor, plays the odd sport of quidditch and battles …Read more >