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Creating A Community Hub At Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Today a broad community-based coalition of North End organizations announced it will guide redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue. Effective April 29, 2012, the North End Community Renewal Corporation (on behalf of community partners), will assume responsibility for and secure the building at 541 Selkirk Avenue and continue the process …Read more >

Investigating Life on Mars

WINNIPEG, MB – ‘Is there life beyond our planet earth?’ This question has engaged the imaginations of thinkers over the centuries and is the focus of a dedicated group of Canadian astrobiologists. A number of extraterrestrial targets, including Mars and the moons Europa, Enceladus, and Titan, have been identified by NASA as having the potential …Read more >

Let’s Talk Science – Actively Engaging Inner City Youth

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science program kicks into high gear in May with a number of challenges and presentations aimed at reaching the public, and in particular, inner city youth and engaging them in science and environmental issues. Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization that approaches science …Read more >

The Downtown BIZ Creates Bursary at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB–In honour of alumnus and past Downtown BIZ Chair, Kevin Donnelly, the Downtown BIZ has created a bursary in his name, The Downtown BIZ Kevin Donnelly Bursary in Business and Economicsthat will be awarded annually to a deserving student who is a business student and is also a member of the Business Administration Students’ …Read more >

New Grads Selected For International Practicums

WINNIPEG, MB – This week, The University of Winnipeg Global College, with United Nations partner, Geneva-based Youth Employment Network (YEN), of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is preparing five recent Canadian graduates for a life-changing journey: each have received prestigious international internships as YEN Associates in Kenya, Indonesia, Morocco and Tanzania. UWinnipeg’s Zewdy Gebremedhin is …Read more >

Intensive Courses on Climate Change Offered in May

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering two Institutes in May devoted to climate change with visiting lecturers Professor Laura Balbuena and Professor Teofilo Altamirano. These intensive courses are offfered three university credits and can be taken in class or on-line. The course director is Prof. Ross McCormack, Director of the …Read more >

Opportunity Fund Catches On

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg congratulates Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, on their recently announced Achievement Program. As with UWinnipeg’s groundbreaking Opportunity Fund, Lakehead’s Achievement Programwill open doors for students throughout Northwestern Ontario who face major barriers to a university education. “Its encouraging that Lakehead University is working to make a university …Read more >

New Grads Take English Skills Out Into The World

WINNIPEG, MB – They come from different parts of the world, but two students graduating tomorrow, Friday, April 20, 2012 have some things in common: Alvaro Sanz from Madrid, Spain and Ahmed Mohammed Rashwan from Al Madinha, Saudi Arabia will bring newly acquired English language skills from The University of Winnipeg with them into the …Read more >

Wesmen Baseball Home Opener – Sat., April 21

WINNIPEG, MB – After playing 14 games on the road during the first month of the season, The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Baseball team finally gets a chance to play in front of a home crowd. The Wesmen will play host to the Moorehead State Dragons in their inaugural “Home Opener” this Saturday at Shaw Park. …Read more >

Celebrating the A – Z of Intellectual Enrichment

WINNIPEG, MB – Hundreds of curious high-school intellectuals from Grades 9-12 will be on campus for a week of intense study as part of UWinnipeg’s High School Enrichment Program, April 23- 27, 2012. The subjects offered this year range from alien life forms to Led Zeppelin. UWinnipeg’s Enrichment Program – offered in cooperation with Manitoba …Read more >