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Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts now on campus

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts is now tucked into ten new studios in Bryce Hall in the heart of The University of Winnipeg’s campus, bringing an additional 500 music students to downtown Winnipeg. The move also marks the beginning of a new relationship with UWinnipeg’s high school on campus – …Read more >

UWinnipeg Welcomes Fulbright Scholar to the Richardson College

Dr. Stephanie Kane joins UWinnipeg as the inaugural Research Chair in Environmental Sciences.

Sergei Beloglazov Headlines Wrestling Camp

  A six-time World and two-time Olympic champion is on campus heading the Wesmen Wrestling “School of Hard Knox” at the Duckworth Centre.  The camp, which began today, has attracted more than 40 athletes from across Canada and the US. Complete details at: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/uw-wesmennews-action/story.588/title.          

UWinnipeg’s Kevin Settee earns Harry Lehotsky Memorial Scholarship

Settee is a grounded advocate for the health and safety of people in Winnipeg’s inner city and currently works for UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre.

UWinnipeg leading innovation in wastewater treatment

The University of Winnipeg is working closely with the Village of Dunnottar, Manitoba, and Dillon Consulting, Ltd., on using underground filters to treat wastewater more effectively  in rural communities.  These simple, low-cost filters remove nutrients, organic micropollutants such as pesticides and pharmaceuticals from human use and antibiotic resistance genes before discharge into Lake Winnipeg. “We …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 @ Fringe

In association with the Manitoba Artist-Run Centres Coalition + Gallery 1C03 presents Habitat Constructivism, a free, drop-in, all ages sustainable art workshop from July 23 + 24.

A dozen days of Fringe at UWinnipeg

The Department of Theatre and Film announces the premier of Winnipeg Fringe Festival Venue #9 at Eckhardt Gramatte Hall.  The Theatre Department is pleased to have been able to arrange this expansion of Fringe Festival support on campus.  The campus community will now have a ‘home field’ advantage to the theatrical fare available. Venue #9 …Read more >

Feeding Folkies

Diversity Food will slice, dice and chop until they drop creating 52,000 backstage meals at Folk Fest under the direction of Ben Kramer.

‘Key’ to a research grant

The Golden Key International Honour Society (GKS) has granted UWinnipeg’s fourth year physics student Gabriel Chernitsky the 2013 Research Grant. Chernitsky is a member of the GKS. “Gabriel is an excellent student with a thirst for knowledge and real talent in research,” expressed his professor and adviser Dr. Andrew Frey.  “It’s a pleasure to work …Read more >

UWinnipeg participates in eCampusManitoba

Students can now access hundreds of online courses in a single location with the help of a new website called eCampus Manitoba. The website is a partnership between Manitoba’s seven public post-secondary organizations to provide a one-stop shop to online learning opportunities. Students can search and browse through 520 unique university and college courses by …Read more >