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U-Pass answers for students

U-PASS – Frequently Asked Questions 1. How did the U-Pass come to exist? The U-Pass is a universal transit pass, which provides unlimited access to public transit services in exchange for a mandatory fee. This is a student-led initiative. It was a political platform spearheaded by students at the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association in …Read more >

New Masters In Management Degree to be offered at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg has launched a unique, industry-driven graduate program. The new Masters in Management with a specialization in Technology, Innovation and Operations (MiM) is a graduate-level degree that focuses on developing innovative, critical thinkers at a senior management level. It is aimed at those with an undergraduate business degree who are seeking additional …Read more >

Wes Lee Coyote needs extreme makeover!

 Crowdfunding site launched to rejuvenate hardworking Wesmen mascot   WINNIPEG, MB – Being a university mascot for a big-time sports operation like the Wesmen Athletics program is a demanding job.  From Wesmen Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball, Wes Lee Coyote attends more than 50 games and events each year, dancing up a storm and …Read more >

Physics student researching dementia

The goal of the research project is to diagnose dementia earlier so that treatments can begin earlier to help slow the process.

Examining socially responsible and green investment options

Student-led initiative on divestment sparks collaborative campus approach Following months of campus consultations and an open examination of “divestment,” The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents this evening voted to adopt a collaborative approach to the issue. It noted that UWinnipeg is updating its Sustainability Policy and Institutional Sustainability Strategy to ensure that the institution …Read more >

Spotlight on mathematics and statistics

Mathematics is the science of number, form, and logic. The study of statistics is concerned with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. These are some examples of what to do with math + stats.

Decolonizing Curatorial Pedagogies

In the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Final Report, a two-day workshop, titled ‘Decolonizing Curatorial Pedagogies’ was held in Ottawa to find best practices in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples.

UWinnipeg congratulates Master of Marriage and Family Therapy graduates

Photos by Shelley Smith The University of Winnipeg congratulates this year’s graduates from the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program, who celebrated their achievements on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Aurora Family Therapy Centre — the program’s main practicum site — hosted the ceremony at Crossways in Common Young United Church. This is the largest …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives over $2.2 Million in NSERC research grants

UWinnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable over $2.2 million in diverse research projects.

IGNiting imagination at camp

Robots will be taking over UWinnipeg and in the process, will transform lives. Come meet the robots and their inventors this Friday, from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m., at the Richardson College for the Environment.