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University of Winnipeg Spring Convocation

Honours Graduates & Award Recipients, Confers HDs on Dr. Allan Ronald, Sheila Watt-Cloutier & Rev. Gao Ying WINNIPEG – Graduation is a time for celebrating outstanding achievements. On Sunday, June 4, 2006, The University of Winnipeg welcomes family, friends, and the public to honour the graduating class at its eighty-first convocation. Chancellor H. Sanford Riley, President …Read more >

Summer Institutes

From language and culture to diversity and human rights issues, specialized learning opportunities span the globe at The University of Winnipeg through two new Summer Institutes: Introduction to Chinese Culture & Mandarin Language June 5 – 16, 2006 With more than 860 million speakers worldwide, Mandarin Chinese is a primary language in China, Singapore, Indonesia, …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Global College Aids Iranian Woman Facing Imminent Execution

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UWinnipeg’s Global College Aids Iranian Woman Facing Imminent Execution

A young Iranian woman facing execution within the next seven days is getting help from The University of Winnipeg Global College and UWinnipeg President Lloyd Axworthy, Canada’s former Foreign Affairs Minister. Nazanin Fatehi, who was sentenced to death on January 3, 2006, may be hanged within the week. She was 17 at the time of …Read more >

L’Université de Winnipeg décerne le « Global Citizenship Award » (Prix de..

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UWinnipeg Bestows Global Citizenship Award on Abdou Diouf

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Helen Betty Osborne Remembered: UWinnipeg Building Named in Her Honour

The University of Winnipeg has named the building housing the University’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre and other Aboriginal education initiatives in honour of Helen Betty Osborne. University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy made the announcement yesterday at the Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation’s fourth annual Gala Dinner. Helen Betty Osborne was only 19-years-old …Read more >

UWinnipeg Bestows Global Citizenship Award on Abdou Diouf

The University of Winnipeg has awarded its third annual Global Citizenship Award to His Excellency Abdou Diouf, the former president of Senegal and Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The award was presented at a luncheon today concurrently with the Ministerial Conference of la Francophonie on Conflict Prevention and Human Security taking …Read more >

Helen Betty Osborne Remembered: UWinnipeg Building Named in Her Honour

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Congratulations!

Chancellor H. Sanford Riley, President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy, the Board of Regents, members of the University Senate, and the Alumni Association invite faculty, staff, family, friends, and the public to honour the graduating class at Spring Convocation. The entire University community also extends congratulations to the University’s honorees. The University’s 81st Convocation will take …Read more >