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Chantal Hébert – Free Public Lecture – May 14

 Photo: Chantal Hébert FREE PUBLIC LECTURE:  “Is Canada Secular?  An exploration of the Québec Charter of Values.” WHO:   Chantal Hébert National affairs writer, Toronto Star; panelist “At Issue”, CBC’s The National; contributor to Radio Canada’s Les Coulisses du pouvoir; columnist for Le Devoir and L’Actualité  WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:00 pm to 9:00 …Read more >

Top journalists to gather at UWinnipeg – register now

  Early bird registration for international conference until May 16 WINNIPEG, MB – They’ve uncovered corruption, exposed break-ins, tracked criminals and brought down a United States president. Now is your chance to hear from top journalists at an international conference – Holding Power to Account – co-hosted by CBC and The University of Winnipeg, being …Read more >

Wesmen vs. Goldeyes this Sunday

For the third consecutive year the Wesmen Men’s Baseball team will get a chance to play with the pros. The Wesmen will take on the Winnipeg Goldeyes in their special annual contest this Sunday (May 4th) at Shaw Park. The first pitch is scheduled to be thrown out at 1:30 p.m. “Once again we look …Read more >

Wesmen coach nominated as woman of distinction

The UWinnipeg community would like to congratulate Wesmen Women’s Basketball head coach Tanya McKay on her recent YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination. McKay was nominated by women’s basketball team member Kerri Kuzbyt in the Education, Training & Mentorship category. The award recognizes an outstanding woman who is an educator or mentor in many avenues of …Read more >

UWinnipeg writers win at 2013 Manitoba Book Awards

“On behalf of the Faculty of Arts, I’d like to congratulate all our Manitoba Book Award recipients,“ said Dr. Glenn Moulaison, Dean of Arts. “We are very pleased to see the excellence of such contributions to the artistic and intellectual life of our province gain this well-deserved recognition.”

Wawanesa $50,000 gift supports new health and recreation options

Wawanesa $50,000 gift supports new health and recreation options WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, is honoured to accept a $50,000 contribution from Wawanesa Insurance to help realize the UNITED Health & RecPlex on Spence Street. The $40 million state-of-the-art facility helps alleviate the chronic shortage of safe and …Read more >

Dreams Youth Mentorship Group Explores Opportunities at UWinnipeg

A small group of youth from the West Broadway Youth Outreach Dreams career mentorship program spent the day at The University of Winnipeg to get an up-close look at possible career and education opportunities for the future. The group of inner city students toured labs in the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, …Read more >

UWinnipeg students rank highly in prestigious math contest

Five UWinnipeg students took part in the very prestigious William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition and did favourably in this very difficult math competition. Tim Pressey (4th yr, Honours BSc Math) did exceptionally well, ranking 266th among the very best math students in North America.  This is Pressey’s second year making the “top 500” list. This distinguished list is …Read more >

Innovation Development Certificate info session May 8

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Sylvie Albert, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, invites everyone to attend the program launch of a new Innovation Development Certificate Program that will be available through The University of Winnipeg’s Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) as of September 2014. The academic program, developed by The University of …Read more >

Celebrating the High School Enrichment Program for the 31st year

WINNIPEG, MB – Hundreds of curious high-school intellectuals from Grades 9-12 will be on campus for a week of intense study as part of UWinnipeg’s High School Enrichment Program, April 28- May 2, 2014. The subjects offered this year range from alien lifeforms to Forensic Psychology. UWinnipeg’s Enrichment Program – offered in cooperation with Manitoba …Read more >