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UWinnipeg Alumni to hold AGM June 15

WINNIPEG, MB – Susan Thompson, President and CEO of The University of Winnipeg Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the Annual General Meeting of The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association, Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The Association will recognize the recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards: civic activist Nick Ternette and former broadcaster Larry …Read more >

Terrorism & Peaceful Transformation – public lecture May 27

Signing of the exchange agreement between UWinnipeg’s Dr. Neil Besner (VP Students and International) and Dr. Amr Abdalla of UPeace – May 26, 2010 Global College presents a free, public lecture: “Terrorism & Peaceful Transformation: what Muslims and non-Muslims can do” Thursday, May 27 at 6:00 pm Convocation Hall, 2nd floor Wesley Hall Dr. Amr …Read more >

Axworthy speaks At Winnipeg Chamber lunch June 2

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, will share his vision and update the community on UWinnipeg’s direction at an upcoming Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce lunch that is open to the public. With more than $130-million being spent on new structures, The University of Winnipeg is changing the urban landscape …Read more >

Talented Profs To Receive Faculty Awards

WINNIPEG, MB – Three University of Winnipeg professors, Alan Wiebe, Donna Young and Jeff Martin, will be honoured with faculty awards for their outstanding contributions to the University and the broader community at UWinnipeg’s upcoming Convocation ceremonies on June 10 and June 11, 2010. Alan Wiebe, Faculty of Education, will receive the Clarence Atchison Award …Read more >

Wesmen Golf Tournament June 30

1ST Annual event to be held at St. Boniface Golf Club WINNIPEG, MB – As the Honourary Chairperson, University of Winnipeg President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy invites you to take part in the first annual University of Winnipeg Wesmen Golf Tournament in support of the Wesmen Athletic Scholarship Fund. This exciting new tournament will be …Read more >

Summer in the City Hoops Event

Street festival, basketball tourney a Winnipeg summer highlight WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will be the best place to get your basketball game on this summer, as the University plays host to the Summer in the City Street Festival & Basketball Tournament, June 25, 26 and 27. The event is a fundraiser in support of the …Read more >

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson On Campus

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson is first to sign the Global College Register at the inauguration ceremony recognizing the first students to enroll in the Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights and Global Studies Degree Program, an interdisciplinary degree that is unique in Western Canada – May 14, 2010. GLOBAL COLLEGE The University of Winnipeg …Read more >

Heads Up Dinner June 2

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Brain Injury Association (MBIA) and The University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy Students’ Association, in partnership with Manitoba Hydro, present the 7th Annual Heads Up Dinner and Auction. Here are the event details: 7TH Annual Heads Up Dinner & Auction Wednesday, June 2, 2010 – Doors open at 6:00 pm Riddell …Read more >

UWinnipeg Awarded Major Global Program in Indigenous Development

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has been selected to become the international hub for the study of Indigenous peoples and communities joining a prestigious world-class network of universities. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced today that it has awarded UWinnipeg a highly competitive international grant of $800,000 USD that will …Read more >