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UWinnipeg students to visit parliament and the United Nations

A group of Human Rights and Global Studies students are off to Ottawa and New York from October 27 to November 1 for a first hand look at the inner workings of government and the U.N.

Allan Gregg presents on Religion, Reason, and the Common Good

The University of Winnipeg welcomes Allan Gregg, one of Canada’s most recognized and respected senior research professionals and social commentators, as he presents: Religion, Reason, and the Common Good on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Allan Gregg will be speaking about what he has called the “assault on reason” in …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Richardson complex is conducive to science

UWinnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex currently has 20 faculty members, including four Canada Research Chairs, that hold  a total grant amount of almost $10M.  There are also eight labs or research centres in the building with Canadian Foundation Innovation (CFI)  funded equipment and infrastructure.  In addition, there are other faculty and …Read more >

Crowd-funding to support UWinnipeg research lab

A UWinnipeg-based research lab aims to use crowd-funding — an increasingly popular activity whereby interested individuals pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations — to help fund its work in understanding neurological diseases such as ALS and schizophrenia. The Douville Lab (Dr. Renée Douville, Jennifer Ferguson, Sheena …Read more >

WSO to perform on campus

The University of Winnipeg will host The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) and Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate on Tuesday, October 8 at their inaugural Up Close & Orchestral (UCO) concert of the season. This one-hour concert  is free and open to the entire UWinnipeg community — including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners. When: Tuesday, October …Read more >

International specialists urge Canadian government to reengage at the UN

Does the Canadian Government value the United Nations? Responding to the uncertainty around that question, a group of 17 foreign policy experts – including practitioners, former ministers, senior diplomats, academic analysts and civil society leaders — is holding media conferences across Canada on Monday, September 23, 2013 to offer insights into what Canada could be …Read more >

Downtown Investment Unprecedented – New Institute of Urban Studies Analysis

WINNIPEG, MB – New analysis and a unique mapping project conducted by The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) concludes that over the last eight years, Winnipeg’s downtown has been on a rapid upswing with investment eclipsing an estimated $2 billion dollars in over 100 projects. With 24,000 students attending classes and 1772 …Read more >

UWinnipeg Awarded More Than $500,000 For Research

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg was granted $516, 289 in Insight Grants and an Insight Development Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Research fields include psychology, Mennonite studies/history and economics. “This is indeed exciting news,” expressed UWinnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation Dr. Jino Distasio. “I am …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 presents ‘Boys Club’

Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg proudly presents Boys Club from September 27 – October 26, 2013. Boys Club is a group exhibition of artworks from the University’s collection that explores representations of masculinity. Boys Club features paintings, drawings, prints and photographs by Canadian artists David Barbour, H. Eric Bergman, Kelly Clark, Ivan Eyre, E. J. (Ted) Howorth, Yousuf …Read more >

Riley Fellowship Lecture 2013

UWinnipeg’s Sanford Riley Fellow Dr. Susan Hill presents her lecture on Seeking Historical Reconciliation in the Archives: Adventures in First Nations Document Collection and Analysis  on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 7:00-10:00 pm, 2B23 Oral History Centre, Bryce Hall , Reception to Follow Dr. Hill’s Riley Fellowship Lecture is one of a series of events …Read more >