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Spotlight On: Human Rights

  STUDYING HUMAN RIGHTS AT UWINNIPEG Studying human rights exposes students to issues from diverse perspectives – including conflict resolution, gender studies, international development studies, politics, religious studies and more. UWinnipeg’s program takes an interdisciplinary approach to courses, while letting students structure their education around social justice, global citizenship, and human rights themes. One of …Read more >

Three extraordinary people to receive Honorary Doctorates

Robert Enright, George Bain and Susan Thompson to be honoured June 9and 10 at Spring Convocation WINNIPEG, MB – A champion of the arts, a scholar-turned-policymaker, and a former Winnipeg Mayor will receive Honorary Doctorates at The University of Winnipeg’s 2016 Spring Convocation which takes place June 9 and 10 in the Duckworth Centre. Robert …Read more >

Universities critical to Manitoba’s success

By David T. Barnard and Annette Trimbee, on behalf of the Council of Presidents of Universities in Manitoba Published in the Winnipeg Free Press, April 27, 2016  How can we create opportunities for our young people, especially those from Indigenous communities? What will climate change mean for Manitoba’s communities and what should we do to …Read more >

Placing Justice – free conference May 9 to May 11

Everyone is welcome to attend  a free and inclusive conference featuring presentations and panels highlighting issues of place, space, and justice. UWinnipeg’s Department of Criminal Justice, Critical Perspectives: Criminology / Social Justice (Ottawa & Carleton), and the UWinnipeg Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies present:  PLACING JUSTICE: Critical Perspectives on Space, Justice, Law and Order Monday, …Read more >

Professor Emerita Deborah Schnitzer launches new book

Award winning author and beloved professor launches her new book ‘jane dying again’ on Tuesday May 17, 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Booksellers.

UWinnipeg congratulates TRIUMF colleague

The University of Winnipeg TRIUMF team* would like to congratulate their colleague Dr. Akira Konaka, a research scientist at TRIUMF for his 2016 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal.

Seventh annual Wesmen golf tournament

Mark your calendars for the 7th annual University of Winnipeg Wesmen Golf Tournament taking place on Thursday, June 30th, 2016. For the sixth consecutive year the tournament will be held at the scenic Rossmere Golf and Country Club. Once again proceeds from the tournament will be in support of the Wesmen Athletic Scholarship Fund. As …Read more >

Talking about Unions

UWinnipeg’s Janis Thiessen, launches her book NOT TALKING UNION: AN ORAL HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICAN MENNONITES AND LABOUR at McNally Robinson on Wednesday May 18 2016 7:00 pm.

Wesmen summer sport camps add new programs for 2016

The University of Winnipeg has over 40 years of experience with summer camps. We offer week long sessions in basketball, volleyball and girls soccer, as well as a multisport option. New for 2016 is a morning racquetball camp, a morning ultimate frisbee camp, and two weeks of outreach sessions in Kenora, Ontario. Our campers will receive …Read more >

For a love of fruit in danger

The season of caprese salads, salsa, and tomato sauce made from yummy fresh tomatoes is threatened in Canada.