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The Legacy and Future of the Church in the University

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Theology invites the public, faculty and staff to the free Distinguished Lecture Series “The Legacy and Future of the Church in the University” on Thurs. Jan. 31, 2008 at 7:00 pm in Convocation Hall. Panel Guests include The Hon. Rev. Dr. Lois Wilson, The Hon. William Blaikie and Dr. …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Webcast MacArthur Public Forum

Digital Media & Learning event to be carried live tonight on uwinnipeg.tv WINNIPEG, MB – People interested in watching tonight’s “Do Video Games Help Kids Learn?” Public Forum online may now do so by visiting http://uwinnipeg.tv/live/ at 7:30 pm CST. Presented by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation & The University of Winnipeg, the …Read more >

Free Public Forum Takes Place Thursday Night

Digital media & learning talk in Convocation Hall at 7:30 pm WINNIPEG, MB – The public is reminded that the free Public Forum “Do Video Games Help Kids Learn?” takes place tonight, Thurs., Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm at UWinnipeg’s Convocation Hall, second floor, Wesley Hall, 515 Portage Ave. Presented by The John D. and …Read more >

UWSA Soma Café to Open Wednesday Stacy Toews is Featured Guest Speaker

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) will open its Soma Fair Trade Café this Wednesday, Jan. 23. The café, which is located on the Spence Street side of the Duckworth Centre, will feature fair trade coffee products in a friendly, welcoming setting. To kickoff the opening, the UWSA has invited Stacey Toews of Fair …Read more >

Do Video Games Help Kids Learn?

UWinnipeg first in Canada to share learning from $50-million in US research WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation are hosting a two-day learning event Jan. 24-25, 2008, that includes workshops for faculty, staff and students, demonstrations by a team of educational experts and a free …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theology Auction Goes This Saturday Night

Light fixtures, pews among items up for grabs, famed fiddler Sierra Noble to perform WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Theology is having an Auction & Reception on Sun. Jan. 20 in Riddell Hall. Items previews begin at 6:00 pm with the awesome auction action starting at 7:30 pm. The auction will …Read more >

UWinnipeg Offers Gritty, Uncompromising Drama

Theatre Department kickstarts 2008 with “The Distance From Here” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JANUARY 14, 2008 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film continues its season of live theatre Feb. 5-10, 2008 with Neil La Bute’s gritty, unrelenting drama The Distance From Here. The third-year Honours Acting Class will perform …Read more >

UWinnipeg Team Wins International Marketing Competition

Business & Administration student team claims top spot at MIMC event. WINNIPEG, MB – A team of four University of Winnipeg Business & Administration students placed first in the prestigious 2008 Manitoba International Marketing Competition (MIMC), held this past weekend at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel. The team – which consists of students Ping Liang, Justin …Read more >

Leonard Asper Named Media Player of the Year

UWinnipeg Collegiate grad earns top honor from Marketing Magazine. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg congratulates Leonard Asper (Collegiate ’82), President & CEO of CanWest Global Communications Corporation, for being named Marketing Magazine’s Media Player of the Year for 2007. Asper earned the award for his astute business acumen, his innovative ad programs and …Read more >