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Executive Change Within Indigenous, Government and Community Affairs

Jennifer Rattray, The University of Winnipeg’s first Associate Vice-President Indigenous, Government and Community Affairs, has accepted a position as Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) Community Engagement and Corporate Services in the Department of Family Services with the Province of Manitoba. Wab Kinew, UWinnipeg’s Director of Indigenous Inclusion, and well-known journalist and a graduate of UWinnipeg’s Collegiate, …Read more >

Axworthy joins International Institute for Sustainable Development Board

WINNIPEG—JUNE 26, 2014—The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Lloyd Axworthy and Ian Charles Stewart to its Board of Directors. “Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Ian Charles Stewart are both highly respected thought leaders with a deep commitment to sustainable development. We are excited to welcome them …Read more >

Achieving at the UWinnipeg Collegiate, and Beyond

The Collegiate and UWinnipeg congratulates the Collegiate Class of 2014, including these award winning students aiming to achieve great things in the future. Isaac Wurmann As he addressed his classmates at graduation, Collegiate Valedictorian and Governor General‘s Academic Medal winner Isaac Wurmann passed on a lesson his mother instilled in him at a very young …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s 2014 NSERC Research Grants Announced

UWinnipeg continues to undertake leading scientific research

Dr. Annette Trimbee – inaugurated as UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chan..

Photo by Cory Aronec: Dr. Annette Trimbee was inaugurated as UWinnipeg’s seventh  President and Vice-Chancellor,   September 22, 2014, Convocation Hall.   The University of Winnipeg’s Chancellor, Robert Silver, on behalf of the  Board of Regents, officially inaugurated UWinnipeg’s seventh President and Vice-Chancellor, on September 22, 2014, in front of a packed audience in Convocation Hall. …Read more >

80 Inner-city children celebrate completion of Science Kids on Campus

Tuesday June 24, 2014 80 inner-city students in grade six at Strathcona Elementary School and Sister MacNamara School took part in a very special graduation today, receiving certificates for completing The University of Winnipeg Science Kids on Campus program. The unique program brings children to UWinnipeg’s campus to study science, the environment and to experiment …Read more >

Wesmen release 2014-15 regular season schedules

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce the release of the full Canada West Conference schedules for the upcoming 2014-2015 soccer, basketball,volleyball and wrestling campaigns. SOCCER: The Wesmen men’s and women’s soccer teams will kick off their third season in the CIS in early September .The women’s team with newly appointed head coach Amy …Read more >

UWinnipeg assists redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue

Improved Opportunities for Education, More Affordable Housing for the North End photo: Rob Neufeld, North End Community Renewal Corporation; community activist Michael Champagne; Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Minister Kevin Chief; Premier Greg Selinger; community leader Kathy Mallet The Manitoba government is investing $11.1 million to support the redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel into a mixed-use education …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Board of Regents approves 2014-2015 operating budget

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents this evening approved an Operating Budget of $120 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. This year’s budget maintains UWinnipeg’s academic strength and faculty positions and assumes stable enrollment for domestic students, and strong growth for international students. UWinnipeg currently has approximately 10,000 students. This budget reflects …Read more >

Stars of Spence Street Prize Bench revealed

Today, The University of Winnipeg unveiled the Stars of Spence Street Prize Bench that honours past recipients of this prize and will honour future winners.