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Maclean’s survey: UWinnipeg 4th place in Canada for reputation

Photo: UWinnipeg student Chelsea Grove   WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is once again placed 4th in Canada among primarily undergraduate universities (out of 19) for overall reputation, according to the 2013 Annual Maclean’s Ranking of Canadian Universities which was released this morning. The overall reputation ranking is significant because Maclean’s solicits the …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 presents Ian August – RE: BUILD THEM

Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg proudly presents Ian August RE: BUILD THEM; November 7 – December 7, 2013 Opening reception: Thursday, November 7, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Gallery 1C03 Includes launch of Gallery 1C03 publication Frank Shebageget Artist talk: Wednesday, November 13 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 2M70 (2nd floor of Manitoba Hall) at The University of Winnipeg Bauhaus …Read more >

Student recyclers get big surprise

Three unsuspecting UWinnipeg students each received a big surprise when they recycled their used beverage containers on October 23, 2013. It was Waste Reduction Week on campus and the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) stopped by to give away prizes to recyclers. When the student dropped a beverage container into the “magic bin”, the …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s research in multiple sclerosis is published in prestigious journal

WINNIPEG, MB – The results of a research team studying multiple sclerosis (MS), led by Dr. Melanie Martin, University of Winnipeg Physics Associate Professor and Director of the Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Centre at the University of Manitoba, have been published in the prestigious Wiley Online Library journal NMR in Biomedicine (November 2013 issue). The research …Read more >

Brutal, comedic satire opens UWinnipeg theatre season

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2013/14 theatre season with Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, in the translation by Helen Gary Bishop.  The play is directed by Shelagh Carter and runs from November 26-30, 2013. “We can’t all die, can we?” – First Man, excerpt from The Killing …Read more >

Business student awarded Buhler Bursary

WINNIPEG, MB – An 18 year-old first year student at The University of Winnipeg who struggled with two jobs, determined to graduate from high school and pursue her dreams, has received a $25,000 boost by receiving the Buhler Bursary in Business and Economics. Aimee Hartley says “I could not believe it when I heard. I …Read more >

Muslim Prayer Centre opens at UWinnipeg

Monday, October 28, 2013: The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) along with the Muslim Students’ Association welcomed guests to the grand opening ceremony of the UWinnipeg Masjid, a Muslim prayer centre located in Wesley Hall. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, welcomed guests and applauded the students and community responsible for the creation of …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Golden Chefs

Two UWinnipeg chefs recognized as Manitoba’s best Kelly Cattani at work, photo courtesy of Winnipeg Free Press Chef Kelly Cattani, of UWinnipeg’s Elements – The Restaurant by Diversity Foods, won the gold at Winnipeg’s Gold Medal Plates on Friday, October 25, 2013.  Her inspired dish of elk tataki seared in avocado oil, served on soba …Read more >

Find out what is brewing on campus

UWinnipeg students can discover what is intellectually brewing on campus by their fellow students. Students in the Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications department are inviting students from across disciplines to showcase their work at the first Students. Ideas. Coffee. (SIC), inspired by TED Talks. Students are encouraged to present a project they have worked on in …Read more >

UWinnipeg grad receives Governor General’s award

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Matt Henderson, who graduated with a degree in History from UWinnipeg in 1998, for receiving the Governor General’s award for excellence in teaching.  Henderson also served as President of UWSA. Read the Winnipeg Free Press story.