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Happy Holidays!

The University of Winnipeg wishes all faculty, staff, students, their families, and the community, a happy and healthy New Year. The University will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2005 to Monday, January 2, 2006 inclusive. University lectures resume January 3, 2006. Exceptions to the Holiday Closure >

Saying No to Gangs: Ray of Hope Film Premiere Sheds Light on Refugee Life in Can..

The National Film Board of Canada and The University of Winnipeg are proud to present the world premiere of Ray of Hope – Fallaar Ilays on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 6:00 p.m., Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Ray of Hope is the creation of 19-year old Muuxi Adam, a young Somalian refugee who tells the story of his community and the …Read more >

Interfaith Vigil for the Hostages being held in Iraq

On Wednesday, December 14, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. in The University of Winnipeg chapel, The Faculty of Theology will be hosting a second candlelight vigil and prayer service for the four members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams who are imprisoned under threat of imminent death in Iraq. There will be books of well wishes available …Read more >

New Downtown Alliance: UWinnipeg Collegiate Announces Official Partnership with ..

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New Downtown Alliance

UWinnipeg Collegiate Announces Official Partnership with Royal Winnipeg Ballet School On Friday, December 9, 2005 The University of Winnipeg and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School (RWBS) announced a new partnership between the two institutions, supporting students as they strike a graceful balance between their education and their art. The signing of today’s agreement named The …Read more >

A Time for Renewal: Our Responsibility to Protect

Presented by the Winnipeg Branch of the United Nations Association in Canada (UNAC), this free public conference will offer testimonials by survivors of conflict, expert representatives from around the globe, workshops on landmines, humanitarian aid, and healthcare, as well as theatrical presentations. The conference will take place: Friday, December 9, 2005 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 …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 Thursday, December 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Alumni Association volunteers will …Read more >

Interfaith Vigil for the Hostages being held in Iraq

A Vigil will take place from noon – 12:30 in the chapel on December 7 for the hostages being held in Iraq, two of whom are Canadian citizens. This will be an inter-faith service hosted by the Faculty of Theology. All are welcome to attend.

Did you know?

that the country of West Papua, a country of 2 million people, suffers human rights abuses at the hands of the Indonesian military? Read More >

December 6: Day of Remembrance Vigil

This year, as in many years past; the students, faculty, and staff at the University of Winnipeg will commemorate the Anniversary of December 6th with a vigil honouring the lives of women who have been killed by violence. On December 6, 1986 a gunman walked into L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and shot and killed 14 female …Read more >