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Outstanding Undergrads Present Their Research

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funding supports innovative summer research projects WINNIPEG, MB – The 7th Annual Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Undergraduate Student Research Awards Celebration was held on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 to recognize students and their advisors. The luncheon celebration brought together the outstanding group …Read more >

Elijah Harper On Campus

All invited: “Indian Residential Schools, Healing and Reconciliation” WINNIPEG, MB – Renowned Aboriginal leader and activist Elijah Harper will be on campus February 4, 2009 to give a public address devoted to the topic of Indian residential schools, healing and reconciliation. The University of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Governance program is presenting the evening as part of …Read more >

Influential Trade Journal Recognizes UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – A prestigious trade publication, Design, Develop, Construct Journal (DDC Journal) has featured The University of Winnipeg’s campus expansion in its special feature on green schools in the education sector. The University of Winnipeg was one of only two Canadian institutions among the 17 schools recognized. The feature article on UWinnipeg was particularly …Read more >

Canadian Institute of Forestry Recognizes UWinnipeg Forestry Programs

WINNIPEG, MB – The Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF), Canada’s professional organization of foresters and leading voice for the forest industry, has recognized The University of Winnipeg’s Forest Ecology program. This highly sought recognition will allow UWinnipeg graduates the prestige associated with a forestry baccalaureate program, giving students a competitive edge and the specialized skills …Read more >

Bill Wedlake Wins Dallis Beck Good Guy Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Sportswriters Sportscasters Association last night named former University of Winnipeg Athletic Director Bill Wedlake the winner of its Dallis Beck Good Guy Award. The association presented Wedlake with the honor at its annual awards dinner at the Delta Hotel. Exceptional Service Wedlake won the award for his “exceptional service and …Read more >

Jay Lyon Named Manitoba Athlete of The Year

UWinnipeg student takes top honors for archery accomplishments WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Sportswriters Sportscasters Association last night named University of Winnipeg Kinesiology student Jay Lyon its Male Athlete of the Year for 2008. Lyon, who competed for Canada in archery at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Summer Games, won the award at the association’s annual …Read more >

DCE Students Achieve Top Scores in National Exam

Denise Grondin and Marion Henry achieved top scores in 2008 CHPR Knowledge Exam WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg Division of Continuing Education students, Denise Grondin and Marion Henry achieved top scores in Manitoba on the Certified Human Resource Professional National Practice Exam on October 4, 2008. Grondin, who achieved the top score (95), and …Read more >

UWinnipeg Wins International Video Award

YOUofW recruitment videos win AVA Platinum Award WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg and its marketing partner Direct Focus Marketing Communications have won a prestigious international award for its YOUofW recruitment videos, selected from more than 2,200 entries. The 15-second and two-minute videos earned Platinum Honors at the AVA Awards in the Commercial / …Read more >

Bedford Lecture Series

The First Annual Bedford – United College Lecture Series features Tom Faulkner. Head, Hand & Heart: The Crowe Affair as Tragedy Thursday, January 22, 2009 7:00 pm in Convocation Hall Free & open to the public Faulkner’s lecture is sponsored by the Faculty of Theology. The Crowe Affair is one of the most prominent academic …Read more >

UWinnipeg Stages Provocative Play By Award-Winning Playwright

WINNIPEG, MB – The inaugural production in the much-anticipated new Theatre 1T15 in UWinnipeg’s Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film will feature members of the third-year honours acting class and production and design students in David Hare’s perceptive, humorous and uninhibited examination of the “delicate subject.” The Blue Room, freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s La …Read more >