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Global Issues for people over 55: Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases

WINNIPEG, MB – Please run the following public service announcement until Wednesday, September 10, 2008: “Global Issues for people over 55: Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases” Lecture Series Public health is very much in the news with the current listeriosis outbreak, and seniors can be particularly vulnerable. This lecture series is presented by a group of …Read more >

Faculty And Students Receive Federal Grants

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to acknowledge the talented faculty and students who today were awarded financial grants by the federal government to further develop their research. The total amount of new funds received by faculty in the Standard Research Grants competition is $570,512. “The diversity of research projects that have received …Read more >

Books For Sale During Homecoming

Late professor’s personal library on offer WINNIPEG, MB – Colleagues, friends and former students of the late Dr. Carl Ridd, theology professor at The University of Winnipeg, as well as members of the general public are invited to select from hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects from his personal library in return …Read more >

Simkin Family Offers Lucrative Bursary for Northern Aboriginal Students

Aboriginal educational bursary is worth $14,000 & is attached to a $32,000 northern study internship WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg with the support of the Simkin family is offering Aboriginal students from the North the chance of a lifetime to go to university and to do an internship during the summer in their …Read more >

UWinnipeg, Town of Churchill Begin Sustainability Project

Project to develop a sustainability plan to meet Churchill’s growing needs as an international trade route and port CHURCHILL, MB – Famous for its beluga whales, polar bears and port, Churchill, Manitoba is expected to become a major part of the emerging ‘Arctic bridge’, the shortest route between Canada and northern Europe. This new import/export …Read more >

UWinnipeg Celebrates Homecoming 2008

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President & Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg invites you to join in the celebration of Homecoming 2008, Sept. 5-7. On Friday, Sept. 5 from 4:30-10:00 p.m. in The University of Winnipeg Quadrangle, Homecoming gets underway with an outdoor Welcome BBQ Party co-hosted by Alumni Affairs and The University …Read more >