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Watch UWinnipeg Convocation Live This Sunday

The ceremonies take place at 10:00 am & 3:00 pm CDT WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will honor the graduating class of the 87th Convocation in two ceremonies this Sunday, June 1, 2008. People who cannot attend the ceremonies in person can watch the proceedings online at http://uwinnipeg.tv/live/ according to the following schedule: Sunday, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Welcomes New Dean of Science

New dean brings strong focus on the science of environmental sustainability WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has named the distinguished researcher and scientist Dr. Rodney S. Hanley as Dean of the Faculty of Science at The University of Winnipeg, effective August 1, 2008. Hanley currently serves as the Department Chair and Associate Professor …Read more >

Wesmen Summer Sports Camps Offer Excellent Instruction

Registration now open for the popular camps WINNIPEG, MB – The highly popular Wesmen Summer Sports Camps are offered once again by The University of Winnipeg and registration is now open. The University of Winnipeg has more than 40 years of experience in offering basketball and volleyball summer camps. These camps have always featured excellent …Read more >

Special Convocation

His Excellency Victor Yushchenko, Ukrainian President, received an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree at a Special Convocation ceremony held Tuesday, May 27, 2008. The webcast of the event, which was part of President Yushchenko’s first state visit to Canada, can be seen by visiting http://uwinnipeg.tv/live/.

Party On Furby Like It Was 1899

Book & block party shed light on history and residents of Furby Street WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg history professor David Burley and West Broadway journalist Mike Maunder shed new light on old stories by sharing the fascinating history of Furby Street and its residents in a new book and magazine that will be …Read more >

UWinnipeg Profs On Quirks And Quarks

WINNIPEG, MB – The public is invited to attend a CBC Radio taping of Quirks and Quarks that will feature three University of Winnipeg professors: Ed Cloutis (Geography), Scott Forbes, (Biology) and Jennifer Kornelsen, (Psychology). Meet host Bob McDonald from the award-winning, national science show for a recording of the wildly popular Questions and Answers …Read more >

Training Indigenous Police

Innovative partnership will strengthen police diversity; first diploma of its kind in Manitoba If you are interested in becoming a student in the Indigenous Police Preparation Diploma program, please contact Nancy Stokes, Community Programs’ Assistant, at n.stokes@uwinnipeg.ca or 982-1811 for more information. WINNIPEG, MB – Funding from the Government of Canada is allowing The University …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Play Host to Crime Prevention Public Lecture

Specalist Mike Sheard presents relevant crime prevention solutions WINNIPEG, MB – Mike Sheard, RCMP consultant and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) advisor presents a free, public lecture: Monday, May 26 12:00 Noon Room 2M74 UWinnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue UWinnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies presents this introductory lecture, designed to assist community leaders, academics and …Read more >

Giving Voice to Homelessness & Mental Health

Specalist Mike Sheard presents relevant crime prevention solutions WINNIPEG, MB – Mike Sheard, RCMP consultant and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) advisor presents a free, public lecture: Monday, May 26 12:00 Noon Room 2M74 UWinnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue UWinnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies presents this introductory lecture, designed to assist community leaders, academics and …Read more >

President of Ukraine to Receive Honorary Doctorate

His Excellency Victor Yushchenko to attend Special Convocation WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President & Vice-Chancellor, The University of Winnipeg is honoured to announce that His Excellency Victor Yushchenko President of Ukraine, has accepted an invitation to attend a Special Convocation on Tuesday, May 27 where he will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws. …Read more >