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UWinnipeg Alumni In The News – February 2013

Tribune gargoyle mystery unveiled  (Metro, 2/6/2013) Manitoba Museum curator of history, Dr. Roland Sawatzky (BA4 93) is on the trail of a local mystery. Intrigued by a gargoyle recently donated to the museum, he began digging through the museum’s two-million artifacts and found a matching one.  Winnipeg Teacher honoured with medal (CBC News, 2/6/2013) Timmy Sharma …Read more >

UWinnipeg student joins delegation to United Nations

Winnipeg men are the first to attend United Nations with women’s delegation A student from The University of Winnipeg’s Global College  and a researcher-curator at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR)  are the first men to join the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace as delegates to the UN Commission on the Status of …Read more >

UWinnipeg part of Manitoba research team developing medical isotopes

Winnipeg MB – Prairie Isotope Production Enterprise Inc. (PIPE) – a partnership between Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC), University of Winnipeg and Acsion Industries (Pinawa) – has received $7.46 million from the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Isotope Technology Acceleration Program (ITAP) towards an $11.7 million project to commercially develop a …Read more >

Wii Chiiwaakanak Open House All Welcome

The University of Winnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaaknak Learning Centre will host an open house to highlight programs for children, youth, Elders, and families in the community, and host tours on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Everyone is welcome to attend the Open House from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wii Chiiwaakanak means “partners” in Anishinabemowin and is …Read more >

New Diploma Supports Culinary Entrepreneurship

A first for Manitoba blends business knowledge and culinary arts WINNIPEG, MB – There is growing interest in being part of the restaurant and food services industry, yet it can be a challenging field demanding multiple skills. To be successful, owners and managers must possess business savvy, balance the books and understand the complexities of …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alum Damian Tryon & his students

Damian Tryon (BA’09), a Language Arts teacher at Kildonan-East Collegiate, is among the first cohort of UWinnipeg graduates to obtain a Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, in 2010. Tryon has found that his UWinnipeg education, combined with his Bachelor of Education, helps him in the classroom.

Emerging Conversation Among the Children of Abraham

WINNIPEG, MB – While the Middle East has long been regarded as the cradle of civilization, it remains an area known for its conflict. From March 4 – 8, 2013, The University of Winnipeg will host a series of lectures and events intended to promote dialogue and further understanding of this multifaceted and historically-rich region …Read more >

Wesmen Advance To First Ever Canada West Final Four

Wesmen Win Series, Advance To First Ever Canada West Final Four The Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Basketball team advanced to their first ever Canada West Final Four with a convincing 101-76 victory over the Trinity Western University Spartans in game three of their Canada West quarter final series Sunday afternoon at the Duckworth Centre in Winnipeg.Game …Read more >

RecPlex Construction Update

There was some  localized flooding at the RecPlex construction site,  the result of a water main break that occurred around mid-morning on Thursday, February 21,2013. Upon learning of the situation, the City of Winnipeg shut down the main. This affected some homes on Young Street and an area restaurant.  Water service was restored at 2 pm …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 Presents Herstory: March 7 to April 6

This exhibition is the first time in the collection’s history that art created solely by significant female artists is being shown in the gallery.