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Embracing an Indigenous Worldview – The KA NA TA Conversations

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is hosting the inaugural KA NA TA Conversations – Re-Thinking Canada Embracing An Indigenous Worldview organized by the Assembly of First Nations on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 9:30 am in Convocation Hall, (515 Portage Avenue). Several of Canada’s leading thinkers will begin a dialogue exploring pressing issues …Read more >

Board Authorizes First Phase of New Field House

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents last night authorized Number TEN Architectural Group to produce architectural drawings of a new mixed-use athletics complex, wellness centre on Spence Street offering students, inner-city residents and youth new recreation options in the heart of downtown. Work would begin in spring 2012 on the UWinnipeg …Read more >

A Celebration of Indigenous Excellence

WINNIPEG, MB – Students graduating in The University of Winnipeg’s Fall Convocation will participate in a special tribute to Indigenous life, achievement and leadership on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Duckworth Centre. As part of the ceremony, three Manitobans known for their spirit, courage and tenacity will be recognized for their …Read more >

Student Services – new locations

Student Services has moved! Departments are now clustered in two locations – first floor, Centennial Hall and first floor, Ashdown Hall. Centennial Hub (space formerly occupied by the Bookstore and across the hall) Awards & Financial Aid – 1C22; 1C22A, IC24 Academic Advising – 1C16 Adult Learner Services – 1C16 Academic Scheduling – 1C15 Graduate …Read more >

Balancing School And Dance

Canada’s most talented young dancers now have an academic campus to call home. Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet and The University of Winnipeg Collegiate today signed a partnership agreement designating the Collegiate as the official academic partner for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division Ballet Academic Program (BAP) for students in Grades 9 to 12. …Read more >

Winners of the Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Session

WINNIPEG, MB – Today The Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Session (formerly called the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) 6th annual poster competition saw 27 dedicated undergraduate students present their research to judges in Eckhardt-Gramatt Hall. This is a privilege normally reserved for graduate students at other universities but an opportunity shared with the undergraduates …Read more >

Prof Makes Major Discovery In New Field Of Magnetricity

Feature story in the Winnipeg Free Press WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg Chemistry Professor Chris Wiebe has made a major discovery in the new field of “magnetricity” with an international team of scientists. The discovery is now featured in the prestigious Nature Communications journal on-line. The team of discoverers, which includes UWinnipeg former student …Read more >

A Community Vision For Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg’s Selkirk Avenue has a rich and diverse history as the soul of the North End. Today a community-based coalition announced it will build on that tradition by reaching out to community residents to transform a key corner – at Selkirk Avenue and Andrews Street – into a vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood resource. …Read more >

UWinnipeg Reaches Historic Goal

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is celebrating the successful completion of its A World of Opportunity Capital Campaign. The largest fundraising initiative in the University’s history raised $135 million thanks to the generosity of individual, corporate and government partners. Today’s announcement was held in the University’s newly opened Richardson College for the Environment …Read more >

Sleepless in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Vice President (Academic) Dr. John Corlett and UWinnipeg’s Diversity Executive Chef Ben Kramer, will be spending a night on the streets to help raise money and awareness to help end homelessness. They will be sleeping at the famous corner of Portage and Main in the Canwest Courtyard (201 …Read more >