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From foreign words to the language of sport

From UWinnipeg’s English Language Program (ELP) to studying kinesiology, Lucija Golubić originally from Croatia began at UWinnipeg with ELP.

guard.me makes additional donation for bursaries

This international student bursary assists students studying at UWinnipeg who are graduates of the UWinnipeg English Language Program (ELP).

Slideshow: Winona LaDuke On Campus

The University of Winnipeg partnered with Spur Winnipeg to present the festival’s event In Conversation with Winona LaDuke on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Knox United Church. A reception with the US-based Indigenous rights activist and self-proclaimed ‘protector’ of the environment was held on the UWinnipeg campus prior to the event, during which members of …Read more >

Nobel Laureate – free lecture at UWinnipeg

Dr. Art McDonald speaks June 1 at 7:30 pm Everyone is invited to attend a free lecture by the 2015 Nobel  Prize co-winner for Physics, Dr. Art McDonald, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the University of Winnipeg.  His lecture title is “Observing the Sun from two kilometers Underground.” Dr. McDonald is Director of the Sudbury …Read more >

Wesmen Join “True Sports Live Here Manitoba”

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is proud to announce they are one of seven local organizations that have joined together to launch “True Sports Lives Here Manitoba.” True Sport is dedicated to creating a good sport experience, based on the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun.  True Sport Lives Here Manitoba is a response to the …Read more >

Reconciliation: Free Drawing Workshop with Edgar Heap of Birds

    Free workshop Wednesday, June 15, 2016 2:30 – 5:30 pm Riddell Hall, The University of Winnipeg This workshop is connected to the Pathways to Reconciliation conference.  Details here. Join Cheyenne artist and professor Edgar Heap of Birds in a workshop that will produce a large-scale drawing. The workshop is open to conference participants, …Read more >

Trimbee accepts Ministerial Panel appointment

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, is honoured to serve, at the Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr’s request, on a Ministerial Panel examining the proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline. Dr. Trimbee has extensive experience in formulating public policy frameworks and brings with her considerable skills developed as a Deputy Minister …Read more >

The 2016 Experiential Learning Fund Recipients

A field course rooted in land-based reconciliation and a research trip to learn about the diverse biological make-up of Western Canada’s threatened prairie ecosystem, are examples of student experiences supported by the Experiential Learning Fund.

The people that you will meet at the UWinnipeg Foundation

The University of Winnipeg Foundation is dedicated to fundraising in support of the University’s mission and vision. Meet some of the people at the UWinnipeg Foundation that help make that possible.

Mapping climate change on the Canadian Prairies

  New on-line Prairie Climate Atlas puts relevant, timely research into the hands of farmers, First Peoples and decision makers Website address: climateatlas.ca In the coming decades the Prairie provinces are projected to warm much more than the globe as a whole and this presents an enormous challenge for the region. Today, the Prairie Climate …Read more >