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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 Closed for Labour Day

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016  for Labour Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. The closure includes The Duckworth Centre + Axworthy RecPlex. Exceptions: Elements will be open 10am to 4pm, in the Richardson College for the Environment. Stella’s Cafe and Bakery remains open and maintains regular …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.

A class where the buffalo roam

Living in traditional tipis among the bison at the ANPO-Bison Ranch, near Rossburn, Manitoba was part of a history class at UWinnipeg this past summer.

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.