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Premier Tours Mata Gujri Memorial Library And Learning Centre In India

UWinnipeg, World Literacy Canada, Ventura Custom Homes, Village of Bhanohar support education of young women in India.

Archimedes Math Schools: Helping Children Succeed In Math

A non-profit organization created by two math professors at UWinnipeg is making a difference in the community.

UWinnipeg Awards Two More Truth And Reconciliation Scholarships

Two descendants of residential schools survivors have been awarded the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Scholarship (TRC). Indigenous studies and history student Shauna Fontaine, and psychology student Ryan Sigmundson earned the scholarships. The scholarships recognize the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and honour students who are residential school survivors or descendants …Read more >

PACE Student Earns Top Score

Part-time University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied & Continuing Education student, Dennis Bishop, scored top honours in Manitoba on the recent Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRPTM) National Knowledge Exam (NKE) held in October, 2012. A committed adult learner, Dennis Bishop completed the PACE Management Certificate in spring 2011 and the PACE Human Resource Management Diploma in …Read more >

Kinew Recognized For Excellence In Aboriginal Language Education

Wab Kinew, recently appointed Director of Indigenous Inclusion at UWinnipeg, will be honoured tonight by the Aboriginal Circle of Educators (ACE) at its 7th Annual “Honouring Our Traditions, Celebrating Our Future” education awards banquet. He will receive ACE’s award for Aboriginal Language Education, along with co-recipient Jason Parenteau. Kinew and his father, the late Dr. …Read more >

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall Celebrates 20 years at UWinnipeg

One of Canada’s renowned premium recital halls

The Transformative Power Of Sport: A Conversation With Kevin Chief

Kevin is a life-long resident of Winnipeg’s North End and was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Point Douglas on October 4, 2011. He was appointed Minister of Children and Youth Opportunities by Premier Greg Selinger in January 2012. He graduated from The University of Winnipeg in 1998 with a Bachelor Degree with a …Read more >

Mondetta: Global Athletic Wear Born At The University of Winnipeg

Four teenagers studying at The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate meet in Riddell Hall cafeteria. They hang out together listening to U2, create some fun T-shirts that they sell to the Uniter staff and from there, go on to build a global active wear clothing company that today employs 100 people in the U.S., …Read more >

UWinnipeg Brings Unsettling Comedy 'Seven Doors' to the Stage

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film features its third-year Honours acting classin the hilarious and unsettling absurdist comedy Seven Doors by Botho Strauss. It runs from February 12-16, 2013, at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony Street. The translation is by Jeremy Sams and is directed …Read more >

In Memory of Dr. Tobasonakwut Kinew

The UWinnipeg community is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Tobasonakwut Kinew, who passed away on December 23, 2012. Dr. Kinew was a respected Anishinaabe leader and Elder, teacher, healer, honourary degree recipient, and founding member of the university’s Indigenous Advisory Circle. A memorial service in Winnipeg was held on December 27th, and the …Read more >