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Axworthy Appointed a Trudeau Foundation Mentor

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, is one of seven distinguished Canadians to be appointed a 2007 Trudeau Foundation Mentor. The Trudeau Foundation made its latest round of mentors public yesterday. Established in 2002, the Trudeau Foundation has granted close to 100 major awards, including Trudeau Fellowships to innovative and …Read more >

Axworthy Appointed a Trudeau Foundation Mentor

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UWinnipeg Expands Course Offerings to Eastman Education Centre in Steinbach

Academic writing, Mennonite history, and War and Peace in the Middle East will be the first three University of Winnipeg courses offered at Eastman Education Centre beginning in January 2007. These three credit hour undergraduate courses mark the first time Steinbach and area residents can study at The University of Winnipeg without traveling to the …Read more >

Dr. Douglas Leatherdale Global Citizen Internship Forum: Students’ Voices Hea..

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Dr. Douglas Leatherdale Global Citizen Internship Forum: Students’ Voices Hear..

Three University of Winnipeg students will share stories of their internships overseas at a public forum this Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Douglas W. Leatherdale Global Internship Forum Student Intern Presentations & Greetings by Dr. Douglas W. Leatherdale Wednesday, November 29, 2006 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Room 2M70 (2nd Floor, Manitoba Hall) The University of Winnipeg The …Read more >

Neil Harris Remembered: Bramwell Tovey Co-hosts Fundraising Concert

Former Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra conductor Bramwell Tovey is returning to Winnipeg to co-host a special concert to raise funds for the Neil Harris Bursary at The University of Winnipeg. Maestro Tovey is Conductor Laureate, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. “Remembering Neil: A Tribute to Neil Harris” will be held …Read more >

Winnipeg Aboriginal Film & Video Festival: All Events Free, Many on Campus

The 5th Annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film & Video Festival runs until Sunday, November 26 with The University of Winnipeg serving as a main hub of activity for Aboriginal student workshops and the nearly 100 films being screened. Sessions on acting, directing and make-up, and film screenings, are taking place at The University of Winnipeg main campus …Read more >

UWinnipeg & Collegiate Graduate Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

University of Winnipeg graduate and environmentalist Alana Lajoie-O’Malley will become one of the newest Rhodes Scholars at Oxford University in England next Fall. She is one of three students from the Prairie region named as winners of the prestigious scholarship this year–one of two from Manitoba. Lajoie-O’Malley, 24, has already had a distinguished academic career …Read more >

UWinnipeg and Collegiate Graduate Awarded Rhodes Scholarship: Alana Lajoie-O’M..

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LearningCITI Partnership Addresses Digital Divide

University of Winnipeg President Lloyd Axworthy, Red River College President Jeff Zabudsky, Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD) President Wayne Helgason and Smart Partners of Manitoba Chair Simone Smith together launched their unique LearningCITI project today. LearningCITI (Computer and Information Technology Infrastructure) is a technically-innovative wireless service in downtown Winnipeg. It bridges the digital …Read more >