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UWinnipeg’s women of physics present research at national conference

A group of UWinnipeg phyiscs researchers are presenting their findings — and sharing a message of belonging — at the national Women in Physics conference this week.

Learning more about the world’s first farmers

UWinnipeg research helps inform Nature magazine article WINNIPEG, MB –Who were the first people on the planet to try farming? Where did they live? What do we know about them? That is the subject of an article published in accelerated preview form in the prestigious journal Nature that includes research with a University of Winnipeg …Read more >

Understanding the living brain

UWinnipeg study hopes to shed new light on pervasive illnesses WINNIPEG, MB –The human brain is one of science’s mysteries. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) lets us see the brain by creating images with amazing contrast. This diagnostic tool, used at hospitals and clinics across Canada, allows us to study brain structure, tumors and to identify …Read more >

Luncheon supports inner-city and new Canadian sports programs

The University of Winnipeg Foundation and Axworthy Health and RecPlex held the inaugural Axworthy Community Charter Fund Luncheon earlier this week. Organized by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Clarion Hotel, Boom Done Next, and Dr. Axworthy’s family and friends, the Luncheon took place at The Clarion Hotel on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30. …Read more >

Criminal Justice students raise over $9,000 for memorial scholarship

The University of Winnipeg Criminal Justice Students’ Association has raised over $9,000 to help establish a memorial scholarship in honour of two former Stony Mountain Institution employees killed in the line of duty.

Habitat kicks off two-week Blitz Build on UWinnipeg campus

The University of Winnipeg is hosting a two-week Habitat Blitz Build on the campus front lawn located at 515 Portage Avenue.

National study on schools and LGBTQ youth released

Survey finds Canadian school administrators want LGBTQ supports WINNIPEG, MB –A new national survey headed by The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Catherine Taylor finds that most Canadian school administrators want to offer specific supports to enhance the safety and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two Spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students. “It was significant …Read more >

Potential disruption to mail service

In the event of a disruption to Canada Post mail service, please note the following alternate accommodations for the submission and receipt of student-related documents and information: REGISTRAR’S OFFICE | STUDENT CENTRAL | STUDENT RECORDS Any documents that are normally mailed (transcripts, confirmation of enrollment letters, confirmation of graduation letters, Senate Appeal results correspondence, and …Read more >

Summer soccer for Syrian refugee children

A former refugee living in Winnipeg will be helping repay the kindness he experienced after moving to Canada, by extending it to a new generation of Syrian refugee children. Omar Rahimi, Founder of the Liberty Football Club Soccer Academy, was a refugee when he came to Canada in 2000 with the help of former minister …Read more >

New Chair Board of Regents

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg, welcomes Albina Moran as the new Chair of the Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2016. Albina practices law with Thompson, Dorfman, Sweatman with a focus on commercial law, industrial real estate and property development. She was named in the 2012 – 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada in the …Read more >