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UWinnipeg Prof’s Discovery Featured In Prestigious Journal Of Human Evolut..

WINNIPEG, MB – A significant discovery of a partial mandible (lower human jaw) involving University of Winnipeg anthropologist Dr. Mirjana Roksandic is featured in the current peer-reviewed Journal of Human Evolution http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00472484 (see Articles in Press). Part of a large team of international researchers lead by Dušan Mihailović of the University of Belgrade, Roksandic and …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Model School Student Wins Prestigious National Award

WINNIPEG, MB – A promising basketball star poised to graduate from The University of Winnipeg Collegiate Model School will be flying to Toronto on April 30 to receive a prestigious national award. The Harry Jerome Awards honours excellence in African-Canadian achievement. Keneca Pingue-Giles, 17-years-old, got involved in sports through a Boys & Girls Club after-school …Read more >

Live From London

WINNIPEG, MB – While most Manitobans will gather around their TVs at some point this Friday to watch Prince William and Kate Middelton marry, one University of Winnipeg student will be outside Buckingham Palace taking in the festivities first-hand. Nineteen-year-old business student Daniel Whaley arrived in London on Sunday to stake out his spot along …Read more >

Winnipeg students take Vote Mob challenge

Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hm4bzuKDjA About 100 students gathered on the UWinnipeg campus today to take part in the the nationwide “vote mob” movement designed to encourage young people to exercise their right to vote and to inform politicians that youth are engaged and empowered. Canada has experienced a recent wave of student political activity …Read more >

Dedicated Faculty And Staff To Receive Awards

WINNIPEG, MB – Three members of the University of Winnipeg community, Professor Louesa Polyzoi, Professor Parvin Ghorayshi and Administrative Officer Ingrid Truderung will be honoured with awards for their outstanding contributions to the University and the broader community at UWinnipeg’s upcoming Spring Convocation ceremonies on June 9 and 10, 2011. The Erica & Arnold Rogers …Read more >

Collegiate Wesmen win girls AAA BBall title

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Collegiate Wesmen girls’ basketball team captured the Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association (MHSAA) AAA Provincial Championship last Saturday with a 73-60 victory over St. Norbert Collegiate. Coached by JoAnne Small and Lee Hurton, the Wesmen defeated Westgate 70-27 and R.D. Parker 77-69 en route to the Championship final. …Read more >

Info Session on a Master’s in Development Practice

The University of Winnipeg is holding an in INFORMATION SESSION on the new graduate program – MASTER’S IN in Indigenous Development Practice, Department of Indigenous Studies. UWinnipeg is proud to be one of only 22 universities worldwide to offer this internationally recognized designation. UWinnipeg welcomes graduate students, international students, as well as career professionals that …Read more >

UWinnipeg Welcomes Three New Eateries On Campus

WINNIPEG, MB – Students, office workers and the public are about to enjoy three new delicious dining options as The University of Winnipeg welcomes new culinary partners on campus. Canad Inns will open a new concept, Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub in UWinnipeg’s renovated AnX at 491 Portage Avenue. Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub – where Italian meets English …Read more >

UWinnipeg Recognized as Outstanding Supporter

TORONTO, April 13, 2011 – The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce that The University of Winnipeg has been selected as the Outstanding Manitoba Community Partner for the 2010 CYBF Chairman’s Awards. As a Community Partner, The University of Winnipeg assists in identifying entrepreneurs, recruiting leaders of the business community to serve …Read more >

Stronger Together: University of Winnipeg Joins TRIUMF

At its recent Board of Management meeting, TRIUMF approved the University of Winnipeg as an associate member of the consortium of 17 universities that owns and operates Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. Paul Young, Chair of the Board and Vice President for Research at the University of Toronto, said, “TRIUMF is a …Read more >