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Boil water advisory lifted for Winnipeg – tap water safe

The Boil Water Advisory for the City of Winnipeg has now been lifted Details here.

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy lecture open to public – Jan. 30, 2015

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy will return to the University of Winnipeg to deliver a lecture that is free and open to all students and the public, entitled “The Next 10 Years of R2P”.The Responsibility to Protect, known as ‘R2P’, refers to the obligation of states toward all populations at risk of genocide and other mass atrocity …Read more >

New winter football programming for inner -city youth

After school touch football and morning fundamental skill development programming kicks off at UWinnipeg The Winnipeg Football Club, in partnership with the University of Winnipeg, Spence Neighborhood Association, and Youth Agencies Alliance, is pleased to announce the launch of two free winter football programs that will support Winnipeg’s inner city youth with fundamental skill development, …Read more >

What the Boil Water Advisory means at UWinnipeg

Updated Thursday, January 29, 4:00 pm: The City of Winnipeg’s Boil Water Advisory has been lifted. As per information communicated by The City, those on the UWinnipeg campus no longer need to take special precautions with tap water. ————————————————————————– Due to the current Boil Water Advisory announced last evening by the City of Winnipeg, all on campus …Read more >

Emerging students celebrate diversity

The University of Winnipeg’s Professional Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) program hosted the 4th Annual UWPACE Cultural Evening on Thursday, January 29, 2015.  The evening featured an ethnic fashion show and showcased full-time PACE students and professional performers from the community in a celebration of cultural expression through dance and musical performances. The audience was encouraged …Read more >

UWinnipeg is home to one of the world’s most talented social innovators

UWinnipeg’s Marty Donkervoort has just been named one of the “50 most Talented Social Innovators” by the The World Corporate Social Responsibility Congress (CSR).

Panel: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Feb. 9

Free and open to the public – journalists welcome On February 9, 2015, The University of Winnipeg Indigenous Advisory Circle presents: Inquiring Minds:   Understanding the call for, role of and limitations on an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring the families of our stolen sisters and the survivors of violence Hosted …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumni Association calls for 2015 nominations

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is calling for nominations from the public for its annual naming of two Distinguished Alumni in 2015. 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 >

24th annual Duckworth Challenge continues

The 24th annual Duckworth Challenge continues this week.  Get all the details here.  

Grassroots giving alive at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg launches province’s first post-secondary crowdfunding site WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Foundation has launched a crowdfunding site to make it easier for people to support research, students and projects on campus. Currently, only a handful of Canadian universities have crowdfunding websites and UWinnipeg is the first in Manitoba. The new platform has …Read more >