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All Welcome At Business Open House

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics is holding an open house and you are invited. Meet the dean, professors and current students and hear why a business education is right for you. You have options to study full-time or part-time and you can apply on the spot. Your Faculty of Business and …Read more >

Winnipeg Technical College And UWinnipeg To Offer Joint Programs

WINNIPEG, MB – For the first time in their histories, The University of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Technical College (WTC) are joining forces to give students who want both an academic and technical foundation a seamless and relevant education in a number of key disciplines such as information technology, theatre and film, and business. It means, …Read more >

Support Our Troupes

Everyone is invited to enjoy great music and support a worthy cause at Class Acts V, to be held in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall on Friday, February 26 at 7:00 pm. Class Acts V highlights the hidden musical talents of UWinnipeg’s faculty and staff. The fantastic line-up includes perennial favourites, Juno award-winning band Nathan (which includes Devin …Read more >

Haiti – A Free Public Dialogue

It was 35 seconds that shook the world and left devastation in its wake. The January 12th earthquake in Haiti killed more than 200,000 people and unleashed complex debates about the causes and responses to Haiti’s poverty and vulnerability. The public is welcome to attend a free, public dialogue to further our understanding of Haiti’s …Read more >

Access Transit Information Anytime

UWinnipeg faculty, staff and students can now access transit information anytime, anywhere with a simple text from their cell phone. Winnipeg Transit has introduced `BUStxt’, a Short Message Service (SMS) that lets transit users get real-time Transit information on their mobile devices. Transit customers can use texting features on their standard cell phones or web …Read more >

Undiscovered Math Prodigies In Winnipeg?

WINNIPEG, MB – “Even children who are failing math or who are labeled `slow learners’ can excel at math.” This is the battle cry of Dr. John Mighton, who speaks on March 3, 2010 at 12:30 pm at The University of Winnipeg in Convocation Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend this free public lecture, which …Read more >

Gender Outlaws & Survival Tips

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Institute for Women and Gender Studies, The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association LGBT* Centre and the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Womyn’s Centre present Survival Tips for Gender Outlaws, an evening with Kate Bornstein, at The University of Winnipeg on Friday, February 26, 2010, at 7:00 pm in …Read more >

Business Students Win $1,000

WINNIPEG, MB – Four University of Winnipeg business students – Brandon Yestrau, Casey Gooch, Jiamin Liu and Liyang Sui – placed second in the case competition of the annual Gathering of Accounting Associates, Professionals and Students conference this past weekend. This was the first time The University of Winnipeg has participated in this competition. An …Read more >

New Bachelor’s Program Offered In Disability Studies

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is offering a new Bachelor’s program in Disability Studies with B.A. and B.Sc. options effective September 2010, a first in the province of Manitoba, and among the first in Canada. More than 10 years in development, the new degrees are the result of extensive involvement by educators, disability …Read more >

New Horizons For VP Stevenson

WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of senior executive, faculty and staff, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to Dr. Brian Stevenson and wishes him every success in his new appointment as President and Vice-Chancellor, Lakehead University, in Thunder Bay. Stevenson has served UWinnipeg as Provost and Vice-President (Academic) …Read more >