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Same ideas, different world: Finding McLuhan in modern context

Fifty years after Marshall McLuhan rose to prominence with critical theory that seemed to predict the future, a trio of UWinnipeg faculty members are releasing a collection that aims to discover just how relevant his ideas are in 2015. Finding McLuhan: The Mind/The Man/The Message features reflections from 16 established scholars exploring a wide range …Read more >

Staff and Faculty to be Honoured at Spring Convocation

UW RELEASE – 2015/064 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, May 28, 2015 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour three outstanding faculty members and one outstanding staff member with special awards at the upcoming Spring Convocation ceremonies on June 11 & 12, 2015. Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence in Contributing …Read more >

Dedicated Faculty to Receive Prestigious Title of Emeritus and Fellowship

The University of Winnipeg honours five esteemed individuals who will receive the title of Emeritus/Emerita and two revered individuals will be given the honour of a Fellowship in United College.

ESL/EAL Programs Key to Student Success

ESL/EAL Teachers Conference on Campus tomorrow The University of Winnipeg is proud to host the annual conference held by TEAM (Teaching English as a Second Language to Adults of Manitoba) this Friday May 29th. Teachers from UWinnipeg’s own English Language Program will be in attendance, along with their colleagues from across the province, to hear …Read more >

Watch West! or listen to Ideas

The inaugural Axworthy Lecture presented Dr. Cornel West. He is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual and civil rights activist that recently spoke on campus.

UWinnipeggers in Downtown Winnipeg magazine

Click here to read the online version of the recent Downtown Winnipeg magazine, which includes coverage of Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor — as well as members of the UWinnipeg Wesmen women’s soccer team!

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Having an issue with your verb forms in Latin? There’s an app for that.

UWinnipeg physicist presents results at international conference

Assistant Professor Blair Jamieson presented the latest results using anti-neutrino data collected by the Tokai to Kamioka (T2K) neutrino oscillation experiment at the Twelfth Conference on the Intersections of Particle and Nuclear Physics.

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Ian Mauro to tour coastal communities with David Suzuki

Dr. Ian Mauro is strengthening his collaborative ties with environmental activist and educator David Suzuki in his latest filmmaking effort, which focuses on the impact of climate change along the Pacific Coast. He begins his tour of communities in coastal British Columbia with Suzuki on June 1. For Mauro, who was raised in Winnipeg and …Read more >

Generous UWSA donation strengthens Opportunity Fund

A surprise gift of $200,000 by The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association at last night’s I Heart UWinnipeg dinner will allow hundreds more youth who face barriers to post-secondary education get the financial support they need to attend school and follow their dreams. It is among the largest single gifts made to the Opportunity Fund …Read more >