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2016 UWinnipeg Adventure Kids Summer Camp a success!

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg, tours the Adventure Kids Summer Camp with Kevin Lamoureux, Associate VP, Indigenous Affairs, inside in the campus RecPlex, August 31, 2016 This summer 2,078 Winnipeg children created bear masks, played floor hockey, participated in sharing circles and conducted fun science experiments such as creating foamy “elephant toothpaste” among …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives $977,717 from federal gov’t to support research

The University of Winnipeg has received almost one million dollars from the federal government’s Research Support Fund for 2016-2017. “UWinnipeg is grateful for the Research Support Fund grant, which helps to support the work of our faculty members in many important ways, from strengthening our library to using cloud-based software, invaluable resources for our researchers,” …Read more >

UWinnipeg oral historian earns award

UWinnipeg’s oral historian Alexander Freund earned the Article Award for his work titled “Under Storytelling’s Spell? Oral History in a Neoliberal Age” that was in the Oral History Review, Winter/Spring 2015, one of the most important oral history journals.

Summer computing club is the new cool

There is buzz on campus that surrounds a group of students that are spending their summer holidays ‘geeking’ out with some high performance computers at the inaugural UWinnipeg Summer GPU Computing Club and learning code.

Wesmen kick off 2016 soccer season

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Soccer team will kick off their 2016 Canada West regular season this week. Winnipeg will play host to the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns today and tomorrow. The games will be played indoors at the WSF Soccer Complex North – Located on the north side of the Garden City Community …Read more >

The Winnipeg Police Service committed to education

UWinnipeg student Taina Theano-Pudwill is this year’s recipient of the Winnipeg Police Service Opportunity Scholarship in Memory of Injured and Fallen Officers.

Campus Construction Update

The campus community is advised there will be a temporary pedestrian detour this fall, to facilitate the safe access of transport and delivery trucks to the Leatherdale Hall construction site. Effective August 22nd, Spence Street will be divided into two lanes: the west side is for pedestrian and cyclist use; the east side is reserved …Read more >

Shoal Lake to Winnipeg: Practicing Land-Based Reconciliation

Imagine learning survival skills from indigenous knowledge keepers, canoeing, hearing teachings and stories from elders, and feasting on traditional foods as part of a summer university credit course.

UWinnipeg welcomes the new CEO of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress

UWinnipeg welcomes the appointment of our distinguished alum Ihor Hnatiw Michalchyshyn as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.

Manitoba government renews support for Prairie Climate Centre

August 10, 2016  news release issued by the Manitoba government GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA, MANITOBA, ONTARIO PROVIDING SUPPORT, INVESTMENT TO FRESHWATER RESEARCH AT IISD EXPERIMENTAL LAKES AREA KENORA—The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Ontario are proud to provide support and investment to the freshwater research at IISD-ELA, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Robert …Read more >