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Food deserts and mirages in Winnipeg – new study

New UWinnipeg report maps food insecurity by location and incomes WINNIPEG, MB – A new study released today shows that 85,000 Winnipeggers live in inner-city neighbourhoods that have poor access to healthy food, either because grocery stores are too far away or the food nearby is unaffordable. That is 65% of Winnipeg’s inner-city population.  The …Read more >

HR Program At PACE Earns Readers Choice Award

The Human Resource Management Diploma program offered by The University of Winnipeg’s Professional, Applied Continuing Education (PACE) arm has earned a 2016 “Readers Choice Award” from the publication Canadian HR Reporter, the national journal of human resource management. The award, based on reader votes, was in the category of Prairie Provinces HR Diploma Programs. More …Read more >

Grant earns Ontario Historical Society award

The UWinnipeg community congratulates economics professor Dr. Hugh Grant on being awarded the Ontario Historical Society’s 2015 Donald Grant Creighton Award for W.A. Mackintosh: The Life of a Canadian Economist (2015, MQUP Press).  The Creighton Award recognizes the best book of biography or autobiography highlighting life in Ontario, past or present, published in the past three years.

Ian Mauro featured in Canadian Art

Dr. Ian Mauro and Zacharias Kunuk are highlighted in the summer issue of Canadian Art, on news stands now. The article is called “Ganging Up: A cross-Canada survey of leading collaborative practices.” Mauro is at it again this summer, shooting a new film about Inuit connections to the ocean environment, told through the story of …Read more >

National Reconciliation Conference Underway

Welcome conference participants! The “Pathways to Reconciliation” conference is at capacity with more than 400 people attending and registration is closed. The conference registration desk is now staffed at Riddell Hall at the University of Winnipeg. Journalists are welcome to attend sessions and can obtain Media Badges at the main registration desk (Riddell Hall).  Workshops …Read more >

2016 Spring Convocation Photos

Hover over the picture above and click on the arrows to scroll through the image gallery. (Photos by Jason Halstead, copyright UWinnipeg) The University of Winnipeg community extends best wishes to the honourees, award winners, and more than 1,000 graduating students of the 107th Convocation, which took place on June 9 and 10, 2016. Click …Read more >

Standing with the LGBTTQ* community

The University of Winnipeg community is shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic violence and loss of life that occurred in Orlando this past weekend. Though much is still unknown, one thing is certain: UWinnipeg stands united with our friends and family in the LGBTTQ* community — as was demonstrated earlier this month during Pride …Read more >

Meet Alum Laurelly Dale

Since graduating from The University of Winnipeg in 2003, Laurelly Dale has led a busy and diverse career.

Construction begins on new Leatherdale Hall

  A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate construction of Leatherdale Hall, a $ 4.75 million dollar addition to The University of Winnipeg’s Wesley Hall and the Collegiate high school on campus. A generous lead gift of $2.5 million in November 2015 from the late Dr. Douglas W. and Mrs. Louise Leatherdale has attracted …Read more >

Alan Wiebe receives international award

UWinnipeg congratulates  Alan Wiebe, Faculty of Education, who recently received international recognition for his provincial, national, and international contributions in the Areas of Mentoring and Community Outreach. The Program Development Award was handed out in Rijeka, Croatia on May 22, 2016 by the International Centre for Innovation in Education, which is committed to the development …Read more >