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UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 Presents “Storytime”

Image: Glen Johnson & Leslie Supnet, The Bear Who Despised A.A. Milne, 2012, mixed media. Courtesy of the artists. Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Storytime, a two-person exhibition of new collaborative bookworks and short animated films created by Glen Johnson and Leslie Supnet. Stemming from their mutual interest in …Read more >

UWSA Rep to Learn from Al Gore

WINNIPEG, MB – UWSA Vice-President Internal & Sustainability Officer Andrée Forest is planning to change the world one training session at a time. She has been selected as one of three Manitoba representatives at the All Climate Reality Canada training conference offered by the Honourable Al Gore, former Vice-President of the United States and a …Read more >

Eco-Kids Summer Camp Scores Grant

WINNIPEG, MB – The popular University of Winnipeg Eco-Kids summer camp has scored a generous gift of $25,000 from the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, announced the gift after taking a camp tour and meeting the kids today. “We are grateful for the generosity of the Winnipeg Jets …Read more >

Demolition Begins Rebirth of Spence Street

WINNIPEG, MB – As The University of Winnipeg prepares for construction of the inner-city’s most significant recreation and wellness hub, demolition work begins this week on campus with removal of McNamara Hall on Spence Street and demolition of the brick building at 359 Young Street to follow in September. Construction of a new Field House, …Read more >

Inner-City Youth Receive ‘Ovations’

WINNIPEG, MB – There will be some new kids in the stands at the Blue Bomber game tonight. The University of Winnipeg Wesmenand Ovations Food Services are pleased to announce an employment partnership for inner-city youth. The partnership will see members of the Inner City Junior Wesmen programs gain valuable first-time employment experience selling concession …Read more >

New – Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics

WINNIPEG, MB – What is the economic impact of climate change? Must we sacrifice the environment to develop our economies? Can natural resources be developed sustainably? Is there a tradeoff between inequality and economic growth? What is the role of agriculture in poverty reduction? These are some of the important questions that will be investigated in …Read more >