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Calling Student Filmmakers

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film invites submissions for its 10th Annual University of Winnipeg Student Film Festival. Eligibility:  Students registered at a post-secondary institution between April 2011 and April 2012 Entry Fee:            No charge Deadline:              Monday, April 9, 2012, 4:00 p.m. SHARP Festival Dates:  Wednesday, April 25 to Friday, …Read more >

Creating A Greener Campus

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved a comprehensive new sustainability plan aimed at strengthening eco-friendly practices in all aspects of campus life on Monday, January 23, 2012. Ten specific goals will guide actions over the next four years including: surpassing Kyoto Protocol commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 10% below …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Offers ‘The Possibilities’

WINNIPEG — The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film continues its 2011/2012 theatre season February 7-11 with 10 playlets by Howard Barker that trace the scale ofcontemporary barbarity: The Possibilities. The play will be directed by faculty member Christopher Brauer, designed by a team of student designers and recent graduates under the mentorship …Read more >

Moon Voices Speak

WINNIPEG, MB–Share in the stories of the educational journeys of Indigenous women students and scholars who have maintained meaningful connections to community and culture atMoon Voices Speak! Reclaiming Our Power: Indigenous Women’s Perspectives onEducation,onWednesday January 25th, 12:00 pm -2:00 pm, Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg, (515 Portage Ave) presented by the Institute of Women and …Read more >

Winnipeg Police Service Improves Lives Through Education

WINNIPEG, MB– The inaugural Winnipeg Police Service Opportunity Scholarships in Memory of Injured and Fallen Officers were awarded to Katrina Laberinto and Elizabeth Oliver through the UWinnipeg Opportunity Fund has made it possible to allow them to attend University. “Originally I was stressed about being able to afford to go to university,” expressed Katrina Laberinto …Read more >

The Man in Motion’s Relay at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –The Man in Motion, Rick Hansen’s 25th Anniversary Relay made its way across the country, and through The University of Winnipeg Campus, today, Friday, January 20 at 2:45 pm in the Riddell Atrium. Medal bearer and UWinnipeg student Laura Sexsmith passed the medal to Gail Asper, President of the Asper Foundation, the next relay …Read more >

Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub & Starbucks at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –New culinary favourite and an additional Canad Inns destination Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub is now open on The University of Winnipeg campus located in the AnX – where Italian meets English pub for pizza and a pint. Joining the pizza pub in the AnX is the highly anticipated Starbucks that will add a new …Read more >

UWinnipeg AVP Heads to the Olympics

WINNIPEG, MB–The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has chosen Dr. Sandra Kirby UWinnipeg Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean of Graduate Studies as the only Canadian selected to umpire at the Paralympic Games in London, United Kingdom from August  28 – September  3, 2012. Kirby is an Olympic Athlete from the 1976 Games in rowing. Kirby …Read more >

UWinnipeg on the go

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is leading the way among post-secondary institutions in Manitoba by launching a mobile website today that allows anyone with a smart phone to surf for relevant, easy-to-digest information. Looking for a good café latte on campus? Want to check a Winnipeg transit bus schedule, a Wesmen score or …Read more >

UWinnipeg Marketing Students Among The Best

Five students from The University of Winnipeg – Abhilash Tyagi, Geneviève Coulombe, Matt Friesen, Kevin Gooch and Shantel Saliga – placed second in the 30th annual Manitoba International Marketing Competition (MIMC) held over the weekend of January 6 and 7, 2012. The MIMC is the largest competition for business students of its kind held in …Read more >