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UWinnipeg, CUSB to host international colloquium

Conference on Otherness and Memory runs April 29-May 1 La version française suit immédiatement   WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg and the Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface are hosting an international conference on Otherness and Memory, to be held at CUSB from April 29 to May 1. Researchers, professors and graduate students from Canada, Europe …Read more >

Aboriginal Globalization

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg launches a book today on the successful Aboriginal Governance and Globalization Symposium hosted by UWinnipeg and the National Centre for First Nations Governance held in the Winter of 2008. “The research in this volume shows how and why Aboriginal and Globalization issues converge,” explained UWinnipeg Professor Liliane Rodriguez. …Read more >

Legal Help for Disadvantaged People

WINNIPEG, MB – In the coming months a new community resource will take shape to help disadvantaged people deal with legal issues and assert their rights. At the Legal Help Centre, a joint initiative of The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba, students and volunteer professionals will help people who cannot afford a …Read more >

Honoring 50 Years of Filipino Achievements In Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Global College and the Filipino-Canadian community organization, Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan Inc. (ANAK) signed an agreement today creating a partnership offering a Philippine Studies Summer Institute at the University of Winnipeg this August. This timely agreement marks 50 years of Filipino achievements in Manitoba by tracing Filipino history …Read more >

UWINNIPEG SENIOR ADMINISTRATION SALARIES FROZEN FOR 2010-11

WINNIPEG, MB – Senior administrators at The University of Winnipeg will take a pay freeze in 2010/11 in an effort to balance the operating budget. This group, which includes the President, Vice-Presidents, Associate Vice-President and equivalents, and Deans, will not receive their general salary increases. Meanwhile, employees in the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services …Read more >

Gary Doer, Josie Hill and Bob McDonald To Receive Honorary Degrees

Photos: Canada’s ambassador to the US, the Honourable Gary Doer and Quirks & Quarks host, Bob McDonald and founding member of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Josie Hill. WINNIPEG, MB – The Honourable Gary Doer, former Premier of Manitoba and Canada’s Ambassador to the United States will be given an Honorary Doctor of Laws …Read more >

Public Lecture: An Evening with the Arab-Jewish Dialogue

Everyone is welcome to attend a free panel discussion: “Building Trust and Understanding: An Evening with the Arab-Jewish Dialogue” WHEN: March 7th, 2011             7:00 pm to 8:30 pm WHERE: Convocation Hall 2ND FLOOR, Wesley Hall              University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue A panel of 4 members of the Arab-Jewish Dialogue (including Co-Chairs, Ab …Read more >

PUBLIC LECTURE By LEADING SCHOLAR ON IRAN

Everyone is invited to attend a free, public lecture on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Dr. David Menashri, Tel Aviv University/Oxford University will deliver an address entitled: “Iran’s Domestic Challenges and Regional Ramifications.” WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, 2011             7:30 TO 9:00 pm WHERE: Convocation Hall, 2ND FLOOR Wesley Hall,            University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage …Read more >

Apply to Be a Mentor

Student Services is expanding the mentor program for first-year students. Last year mentoring was provided for first-year international students and this coming fall mentoring will expand to include domestic students. Help from a more experienced peer is one of the important supports to a new student as they transition to university. An improved transition aids …Read more >

Advancing Peace Studies

WINNIPEG, MB – Students who want to obtain advanced degrees in peace and conflict studies will be able to pursue a new Masters of Arts program in Manitoba effective September 2010. The new, joint Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies, which has been in the works for several years, is a partnership between …Read more >