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New Wrestling program hires first head coach

The newly created UWinnipeg Wesmen Wrestling Program has announced the hiring of its first head coach, Adrian Bruce. Read the story here.

8th Annual “Heads Up” Dinner and Auction – June 1, 2011

WINNIPEG, MB – Everyone is welcome to the 8th Annual Heads Up Dinner and Auction, Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 – a fundraiser for the Manitoba Brain Injury Association (MBIA) and The University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy Students’ Association (WATSA). All proceeds from the Heads Up Dinner and Auction are divided equally between MBIA and WATSA. …Read more >

Black Holes, Bats At Risk, Isotopes, Immigrant Identity

WINNIPEG, MB – Original research underway in every faculty at The University of Winnipeg highlights the depth, breadth and diversity of what the University has to offer. Professors are exploring everything from homelessness, to the role of the Supreme Court, to Indigenous women’s history, to athletic imagery and climate change on the Prairies. That’s just …Read more >

Calling on International Students – graduating this year?

If you are an international student that has established strong ties to Manitoba and you intend to live, work and establish your careers in Manitoba you are encouraged to apply to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is pleased to accept applications for the new International Student Strategic Initiative. If …Read more >

Donation Assists Youth to `Play’ Towards an Education

WINNIPEG, MB – This morning on The University of Winnipeg’s front lawn, at the basketball courts and green corridor the Thomas Sill Foundation Inc announced a generous donation of$75,000.00 for UWinnipeg’s Community Athletic Programming making it the first major gift towards this program. This donation puts emphasis on inner city soccer and inner city basketball …Read more >

Alumni Association to Honour Margo Goodhand this Spring

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association will honour noted journalist and Winnipeg Free Press Editor Margo Goodhand (BA Hons. ’79) with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University’s Spring Convocation Ceremony for the Conferring of Degrees in Arts on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at The University of Winnipeg Duckworth …Read more >

UWinnipeg Welcomes Director Of New Master’s Degree

WINNIPEG, MB – Julie Pelletier, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Director of the new Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development. She will continue to serve as Chair of the Department of Indigenous Studies, formerly the Aboriginal Governance Program, a position she began in July, 2010. Dr. Pelletier earned a Ph.D. and an …Read more >

Five New Grads Land UWinnipeg International Internships

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Global College is pleased to announce that five new Canadian graduates have received competitive international placements through the Youth Employment Network (YEN), based at the International Labour Organization (ILO) of the United Nations for immediate six-month placements in: Accra, Ghana; Jakarta, Indonesia; Dakar, Senegal; Nairobi, Kenya and Dar …Read more >

University closed May 23 for Victoria Day

The University of Winnipeg, The Collegiate & Diversity Food Services will be CLOSED for Victoria Day on MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011 Individuals authorized to be on campus are reminded to check in/out with the Security Office, in compliance with the “Workers Working Alone” Policy.

Power Smart profiles UWinnipeg

Manitoba Hydro Power Smart profiles airing on Global TV from May 12 to June 23, 2011. UWinnipeg’s sustainability efforts are being recognized in 30-second profiles now airing on Global TV featuring McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence and the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Day Care. Watch the profiles. Both are Silver LEED buildings with …Read more >