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Extended library hours during exams

The UWinnipeg Library is pleased to offer the following extended hours during the examination period: Friday, December 6 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Sunday, December 8 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Friday, December 13 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. …Read more >

Former boxer awarded the White Thunderbird Man bursary

Former boxer Crystal Brown decided to go to university after experiencing a serious concussion while practicing her favourite sport in 2010.

UWinnipeg welcomes Punjabi book collection

WINNIPEG, MB – Today, The University of Winnipeg and the Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha Foundation honour the legacy of the Punjabi scholar Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha with the establishment of a scholarship and a new library collection. The Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha Award will be given to a student with high academic achievement who is …Read more >

Discover Virtuosi Rediscovering Beethoven

In the spirit of the season, Virtuosi is offering festive savings on tickets to UWinnipeg students, faculty, staff and alumni to the upcoming concert Beethoven Rediscovered, on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00 pm  & Sunday, December 10 at 3:00pm. The concert features pianist Sheng Cai & the  Clearwater Quartet. The festive offer is two tickets for …Read more >

UWinnipeg student president wins human rights award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg community congratulates UWSA President Megan Fultz who today was selected to receive the 2013 Sybil Shack Human Rights Youth Award. The Association for Rights and Liberties, The Manitoba Human Rights Commission and the Canadian Human Rights Commission announced the recipients of the 2013 Human Rights Commitment Award of …Read more >

Celebrating 50 Years of MCC

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s department of Mennonites Studies celebrates 50 years of the Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCC) by hosting a conference on December 13-14, 2013, marking the day when MCC was established. Highlights of the conference include the launch of Esther Epp-Tiessen’s book, Mennonite Central Committee in Canada: A History and …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s new apartment complex will be home for families, students

112,000-sf building will be near the intersection of Portage Avenue and Memorial Boulevard, across from The Bay. It will contain 102 apartments, ranging from one to three bedrooms.

Seeking young Afghan refugees to share their stories

WINNIPEG, MB – Afghanistan has been at war for over three decades causing thousands of people to flee their country and make Canada their new home. Researchers at UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre are currently documenting the experiences of young people from Afghanistan who have fled and eventually settled in Winnipeg. This project is being led …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP program has a new director

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire P. Reid as the new director of the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP), a graduate program specializing in Indigenous Development.

Tip a cop, support inner city youth

On Wednesday, November 27, the Winnipeg Police Service is holding its fourth annual “Boston Pizza Tip A Cop” event in support of education for inner-city youth. Uniformed officers will be serving food  over lunch (11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) and dinner (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) at ten local Boston Pizza restaurants. All tips they …Read more >