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UWinnipeg Forges Stronger Ties to India

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has established stronger ties to India with the opening of learning centre for young women and partnerships with colleges and universities in the Punjab region. UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy attended a celebration of the opening of the Bhanohar Education Centre, an innovative University of Winnipeg …Read more >

Come join the conversation

The Campus Sustainability Office is launching an on-line consultation. Online Survey: Launched today and open until February 7 – the survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. Simply follow this link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/UWSustainability. Facebook Discussion: Join our Facebook discussion here: (http://www.facebook.com/pages/UW-Sustainability-Initiative/133083040067269?v=app_2373072738&ref=ts#!/topic.php?uid=133083040067269&topic=299), to share your thoughts about three questions – What do you hope our planet …Read more >

Manitoba Team To Help Solve Canada’s Isotope Shortage

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased that the Government of Canada today announced $4 million support for the Prairie Isotope Production Enterprise (PIPE) as part of its strategy to address the medical isotopes shortage in Canada. In addition, UWinnipeg today announced that PIPE, a non-profit consortium between The University of Winnipeg, Pinawa’s …Read more >

Snoweek: The UWSA’s Winter Orientation Week Celebration now on

 The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) presents Snoweek, its annual winter orientation week celebration. The party takes place Monday, January 24th to Friday, January 28th in the Bulman Students’ Centre ‘Snow Lodge’ (also known as the multi-purpose room). Every day Snoweek will feature live music, free pancakes, and delicious food and beverages. Pancakes will …Read more >

Noted Canadian Anthropologist Joins UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Passionate defender of all of life’s diversity, world renowned ethnographer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker Dr. Wade Davis is named The University of Winnipeg’s Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Master’s in Development Practice – Indigenous Development program (MDP). He will be contributing to an international Indigenous academic program as part of …Read more >

Prestigious grants for three UWinnipeg profs

Canada Foundation for Innovation awards UWinnipeg total of $554,248 WINNIPEG, MB – Three University of Winnipeg professors engaged in cutting-edge scientific research have received prestigious grants from The Canada Foundation for Innovation totaling $554,248, it was announced today. Dr. Christopher Wiebe (Chemistry) receives $398,396 for establishing the Prairie Research Institute for Materials and Energy (PRIME). …Read more >

Theatre students present Machinal

Love! What does that mean? Will it clothe you?. . .feed you?. . .pay the bills? – Mother, when Helen is hesitant about marrying her middle-aged boss “machinal” – of or pertaining to machines WINNIPEG — The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film’s theatre season continues with a presentation of Sophie Treadwell’s emotional …Read more >

MANITOBA LAUNCHES PROVINCIAL Telepresence NETWORK

WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, today helped launch a provincial network of Cisco TelePresence™ video conference sites linking UWinnipeg, Brandon University (BU), and University College of the North (UCN) in The Pas. Other dignitaries taking part in the landmark ceremony at …Read more >

AFN Virtual Summit on Campus!

First Nations students from across the country are invited to participate in the Virtual Summit initiated by the Assembly of First Nations National Chief, Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, at The University of Winnipeg, and hosted by Vancouver Island University.  Come and get your voice heard & lunch will be served. You can send your questions in …Read more >

New Master’s Degree To Nurture Art Curators

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is adding a new specialization in Curatorial Practices to the Master of Arts program in Cultural Studies, a first for Manitoba, accepting applicants for September 2011.Visual arts is a critically important part of the cultural and economic life of Manitoba and Canada. The new specialization will prepare graduates …Read more >