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UWinnipeg Sr. Admin volunteers for pay reduction

Leadership takes action to support student scholarships, bursaries WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today announced that its Senior Administration has volunteered to take pay reductions beginning April 1, 2009. The Senior Administration volunteered to take this action to support the University in achieving its student scholarships and bursaries goals, and meeting its pension …Read more >

Water: Not For Sale

UWinnipeg to be first university in Canada to ban plastic water bottles WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is listening to its student body, which voted to ban the sale of plastic water bottles last week. The ban will be phased in over the coming months, making UWinnipeg the first university in Canada to …Read more >

Violence And Abuse In Sport

UWinnipeg to play host to public discussion WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Kinesiology Students Association has organized a discussion open to the public entitled “Violence and Abuse in Sport”. It will take place on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 in Manitoba Hall, Room 4M47, from 7:15-8.45pm. Panelists will also take prepared questions from the …Read more >

Phil Fontaine Lecture: The Economy And First Nations

WINNIPEG, MB – National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Phil Fontaine will deliver a public lecture at The University of Winnipeg on Monday, March 30, 2009 in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall at 7:00 PM. North America faces unprecedented challenges as the global economy struggles. What role can and should First Nations play during and beyond …Read more >

Inner City Speakers Series Continues March 26

‘RECESSION: Shrinking Paycheques, Failing Health’ is the topic WINNIPEG, MB – This season’s final event of the Healthy Living in the Inner City Speakers Series will occur Thursday, March 26 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Carol Shields Auditorium, 2nd floor of the Millennium Library, 251 Donald. Feature Presentation “RECESSION: Shrinking Paycheques, Failing Health” will feature …Read more >

UWinnipeg Collegiate JV Girls Advance to Provincial Finals

Wesmen to face River East Kodiaks in B-Ball finals tonight, 5:30 pm at Tec-Voc WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Collegiate junior varsity girls basketball team has advanced to the Provincial High School Basketball Championships. The Wesmen will face the River East Kodiaks tonight at 5:30 pm in the Tec-Voc High School fieldhouse. Two …Read more >

Legendary Speechwriter Speaks on Campus

RESCHEDULED for April 2, 2009 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg presents the distinguished civil rights activist and historian of the Civil Rights Movement Dr. Vincent Harding. His lecture Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama’s Other Ancestors is on Thursday April 2, 2009, at 7:00 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall and is free and …Read more >

Soop is the Name & Inspiration

Join the discussion on Humour in Indigenous Cultures WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03, in co-operation with UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Governance Program and Urban Shaman Gallery, present Humour in Indigenous Cultures, on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 6:30 pm in Convocation Hall, The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue. The evening includes stand …Read more >

Métis Aboriginal Governance: Charting a Path Forward

WINNIPEG, MB – The first international Métis Aboriginal Governance: Charting a Path Forward conference is attracting renowned scholars, authors, political representatives and community participants to The University of Winnipeg from March 24–26, 2009. The conference is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required at http://metisaboriginalgovernance.uwinnipeg.ca Keynote speakers include authors John Raulston Saul and Maria Campbell, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Season Ends With Gender-bending Bang!

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film closes its 2008/09 theatre season with the period comedy Monsieur d’Eon that explores the amazing life of Chevalier d’Eon, an enigmatic figure from the era of Voltaire, who lived his life at times as a man and others as a woman. The play, …Read more >