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Canadian Landmine Foundation annual meeting at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) will hold its annual meeting at The University of Winnipeg from May 31 to June 1, 2014. The event will be hosted by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor at UWinnipeg, who is a board member of CLMF. Recent heavy flooding in Bosnia has loosened and scattered …Read more >

An evening of poetry and art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Featuring award-winning poet + peace scholar-activist Dr Rama on Friday, June 6, 7:00 pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Chancellor’s gift of $250K supports MDP fellowships, Indigenous inclusion

Generous gift from Chancellor Silver, Kim Silver, Western Glove Works supports MDP fellowships and indigenous inclusion initiative The University of Winnipeg today celebrated a private and a corporate gift totalling $250,000 made by Bob Silver, Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and President of Western Glove Works (Silver Jeans) and his wife, Kim Silver.  The …Read more >

5th Annual ‘I Heart UWinnipeg’ Dinner Raises More Than $240,000

WINNIPEG, MB – More than $240,000 was raised for The University of Winnipeg’s Opportunity Fund at the 2014 I Heart UWinnipeg dinner on May 21, 2014, the last fundraising dinner before Dr. Lloyd Axworthy retires as President and Vice-Chancellor. At the dinner an Opportunity Fund bursary was established in the name of Dr. Axworthy and …Read more >

Library server maintenance on Thursday a.m.

A number of Library web resources will be unavailable Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. while updates are made to the Library’s 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 >

Rettie legacy lives on inside UNITED Health & RecPlex

Rettie family gift enhances UWinnipeg’s baseball program Left  to right – David Fitzpatrick, Dean of Kinesiology, UWinnipeg; Alex Gardiner (Rettie son-in-law); Nancy Rettie (daughter); Joan Rettie; AnnaMaria Toppazzini, Director, University Advancement; Dean Melvie, GM Athletic and Wellness Facilities, UWinnipeg – May 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The Rettie family has made a donation to The University …Read more >

Heads Up on auction items

A number of great items are available in the Live Auction, Silent Auction and Rainbow Auctions at the Heads Up Dinner & Auction on June 5th at the University of Winnipeg.

Dedicated Faculty To Receive Prestigious Title of Emeritus and Fellowship

Titles to be bestowed at UWinnipeg’s Spring Convocation in June.

UWinnipeg honours student with environmental award

Andrée Forest is being recognized for her ongoing dedication to sustainable action.

Dr. Peter J. Norton earns UWinnipeg Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association will honour Dr. Norton on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 9:30 am at the Duckworth Centre at 2014 Spring Convocation.