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UWinnipeg Theatre Season opens with swashbuckling Cyrano

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2011/12 theatre season November 22 to 26, 2011 with Frank Langella’s Cyrano, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano De Bergerac. Cyrano De Bergerac is the classic romantic tale of a swashbuckling poet whose love for Roxanne is thwarted by his absurdly …Read more >

Elements – The Restaurant Opened Friday, Oct. 28

WINNIPEG, MB – Elements – The Restaurant is adding new chemistry to the downtown and West End as it officially opened its doors on Friday, October 28 in The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. Students, office workers and the public can now enjoy fresh local meals prepared by the …Read more >

Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg up again

Maclean’s Survey: UWinnipeg Climbs To 4th In Canada For Reputation, Noted For Indigenous Scholarship UWinnipeg Aboriginal Students And Dr. Lloyd Axworthy Featured In National Profile; Once Again In Top 10 Overall University Rankings WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is singled out in the 2011 Maclean’s magazine University Rankings as one of Canada’s most …Read more >

Dr. Roewan Crowe Honoured for Social Change

WINNIPEG, MB – The Government of Manitoba celebrates Women in the Arts: Artists Working for Social Change as part of Women’s History Month and have honoured Dr. Roewan Crowe, co-director of the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at The University of Winnipeg and associate professor in the University’s Women’s and Gender Studies program at …Read more >

UWinnipeg Ranks Highly In 2012 Globe And Mail Survey

“The University of Winnipeg has a comfortable feeling about it with great staff, professors and students working together in and out of the classroom. The small class sizes give plenty of opportunity for individual time with professors and create a better working atmosphere with our peers.” Carissa Copenace, Nigaan-niga-bawik- Anishinaabe name which means Female Leader …Read more >

UWinnipeg Students in Thailand

The Administration of the Faculty of Education at The University of Winnipeg has been in contact (both via phone and email) with our faculty member in Bangkok, professor Lenna Glade, and would like to provide the following information regarding our program in Thailand. Professor Glade has advised the students to have sufficient water, packaged food …Read more >

Interim Dean of Business and Economics Appointed

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg welcomes Dr. Michael B. Percy of the University of Alberta as interim Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, effective November 15, 2011. Dr. Percy will provide leadership and direction to one of the fastest growing faculties on campus while a search is underway for a permanent …Read more >

UWSA Bike Lab Now Open

WINNIPEG, MB – The highly anticipated UWSA Bike Lab is now open. This new Lab is a revolutionary cycling education and advocacy facility that will provide the space, tools and support to allow students, faculty, staff, and community members to keep their bicycles running smoothly all year long. This bicycle repair facility and cyclist friendly …Read more >

‘Horse And Buggy’ Mennonites

WINNIPEG, MB – A great deal of scholarly attention has been directed to Amish farm communities, mostly located in the United States. These `horse and buggy’ people are held up as models of anti-modernity, a people close to nature, rooted in large families and close-knit communities, emphasizing humility, discipleship, forgiveness and other spiritual values. They …Read more >

From Our Fork To The Forks

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is partnering with the Forks Renewal Corporation to send all campus food scraps, containers and cutlery to the Forks to be turned into compost for landscaping. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the two parties today which will see two to three truckloads a week of organic …Read more >