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UWinnipeg Alumni Association calls for nominations

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is calling for nominations from the public for its annual naming of two Distinguished Alumni in 2014. Named at the Spring and Fall Convocations, the Award honours alumni of The University of Winnipeg who have achieved great distinction through their contributions to the University and/or the local or global …Read more >

Immigration advising available in new year

The office of International Student Services  will once again be offering immigration advising for international students at UWinnipeg, in room 1S08. This service will remain free of charge. UWinnipeg international students can receive in-person assistance through an immigration lawyer, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., beginning January 7th, 2014. Appointments may be booked …Read more >

American Psychology Association recognizes UWinnipeg grad

A UWinnipeg graduate, Travis Todd (BAH, Psychology, 2007), has won a prestigious New Investigator award from the American Psychological Association, the world’s largest association of academic and applied psychologists with about 137,000 members. Travis recently completed his PhD at the University of Vermont in Dr. Mark Bouton’s laboratory. The award was granted for a 2013 paper published in one of APA’s flagship …Read more >

UWinnipeg student awarded $25,000 bursary

Chantel St. Germain is the first recipient of the Johnson Waste Management Bursary that awards $5,000 per year for up to five years of full-time study.

Holiday Hours 2013/14

The University of Winnipeg ( including the Foundation)  is closed beginning Monday, December 23, 2013 and reopens on Thursday, January 2, 2014. First Day of classes January 6, 2014 Tis’ the season of love, peace and joy. Have a safe and happy holiday.   These are the exceptions: Diversity Food Service Holiday Hours Pangea’s Kitchen …Read more >

Supporting Metis scholarship

UWinnipeg Metis student receives $5,000 Fellowship WINNIPEG, MB – Brielle Beaudin is a 25-year-old University of Winnipeg student originally from St. Eustache, Manitoba with a keen interest in land use, food production and the environment. She has just received the $5,000 Audreen Hourie Graduate Fellowship, established at UWinnipeg in 2008 by the Manitoba Metis Federation, …Read more >

Library website maintenance on Monday

A number of Library sites will be will be unavailable Monday, December 16, 2013, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. while updates are made to the Library’s virtual server environment. This will include the following sites and resources: ● The main Library Web site ● The Copyright Web site ● Winnspace Institutional Repository ● A few locally …Read more >

Axworthy at United Nations: Legal Empowerment of the Poor

WINNIPEG, MB – Despite significant progress made in addressing global inequalities, many poor and marginalized people lack access to basic services and the social protection they are entitled to. The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor – an independent high level commission set up in 2005 –  noted in its 2008 report that more …Read more >

UWinnipeg awards two annual Truth & Reconciliation scholarships

WINNIPEG, MB – Two descendants of residential schools survivors have been awarded The University of Winnipeg’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Scholarship. Amber Chartrand and Diana Cowley earned the scholarships that recognize the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and honour students who are residential school survivors or descendants of residential school …Read more >

UWinnipeg to participate in safer cities for women

WINNIPEG – The government of Manitoba announced today that Winnipeg has been selected as the first city in Canada to join the UN Global Safe Cities Initiative to address sexual violence against women and girls, Kerri Irvin-Ross, Minister of Family Services and Status of Women, and City Councillor Scott Fielding made the announcement at The …Read more >