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UWinnipeg Professor Invited to Teach in Lithuania

Dr. Tom Faulkner to explore combat ethics at European Humanities University WINNIPEG, MB – For the next three months, Dr. Tom Faulkner, Faculty of Theology, will be exploring the religious foundations of combat ethics with young adults from Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine. Dr. Faulkner is the only visiting professor invited to teach at …Read more >

Province Provides Boost to Students with Disabilities at UWinnipeg

Talking computers, interactive technology among new support for students WINNIPEG, MB – Students with disabilities at The University of Winnipeg now have access to talking computers and more adaptive technology equipment thanks to a generous grant of $55,800 from the Government of Manitoba through the Council on Post-Secondary Education (COPSE). “Our government is committed to …Read more >

Partnership to Strengthen Human Rights Education

UWinnipeg signs agreement with Rotary International District 5550 WINNIPEG, MB – Thousands of students from around the world will be traveling to Winnipeg in the coming years to learn about global human rights as a result of an innovate partnership that was formalized today. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg today signed an historic …Read more >

Institute of Urban Studies to Launch Earl A. Levin Archive

UWinnipeg acquires notable city planner’s personal papers WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies will launch the Dr. Earl A. Levin Archive consisting of more than 70 speeches and original articles on a wide range of planning topics, planning reports, extensive newspaper and magazine clippings. The launch takes place with a …Read more >

Join The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association Council

The Alumni Association invites you to get involved WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association invites you to get involved with its Alumni Association Council. The Association is seeking three new council members and the deadline for nominations is April 15, 2008. The Association is a non-profit organization that supports the goals of …Read more >

Call For Distinguished Alumni Award Nominees

WINNIPEG, MB – Do you know a University of Winnipeg graduate who has made a difference? The Distinguished Alumni Award honors University of Winnipeg alumni for outstanding contributions to their professions or their communities. Past recipients include Bill Norrie (1994), Fred Penner (1995), Lindor Reynolds (1999), Guy Maddin (2001), Rayleen De Luca (2006) and David …Read more >

UWinnipeg Offers Bachelor Of Arts Degree In Human Rights & Global Studies

Three & Four-Year B.A. degrees focus on social justice, global citizenship WINNIPEG, MB – People looking for careers in international rights, humanitarian and refugee work, or international aid now have the perfect place to get the appropriate training, thanks to today’s announcement by The University of Winnipeg that it will offer a Bachelor of Arts …Read more >

2008 Summer Institutes

Globalization and human migration featured topics in May WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering students the opportunity to study with professors from Peru and South Dakota in May while earning credits at two unique Summer Institutes: The History of Migration and Development explores human migration from rural to urban, primarily in Latin …Read more >

UWinnipeg Hosts Free Information Sessions

Presentation highlights new Faculty of Business & Economics WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is hosting two free public information sessions detailing its unique new Faculty of Business & Economics, which begins offering classes in September 2008. UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Business & Economics combines business and liberal arts in a student-focused, multidisciplinary learning environment. …Read more >

Omnitrax Supports Churchill Sustainability Study

UWinnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies to lead study of Town of Churchill WINNIPEG, MB – Pat Broe, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Broe Group, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., today announced a contribution of $100,000 to The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) to develop a Sustainable Development Plan for the …Read more >