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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 >

Students wade into Experimental Lakes

Dedicated UWinnipeg students are wading hip-deep in water doing research at the Experimental Lakes Area in Ontario.

Medical Physics students take prizes

UWinnipeg hosted The Medical Physics Undergraduate Summer Student Symposium this past Friday. This Symposium allows undergraduate students to showcase their work to their peers.

Wesmen Volleyball coach and former player chasing gold at Rio

UWinnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball Head Coach Larry McKay and former Wesmen volleyball player Justin Duff are now members of the Canadian National Team that is in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic games.

Adapting to droughts and floods on the Prairies

As climates change across the Canadian Prairies, it is important to understand how they will affect our ability to adapt.

New appointments strengthen Indigenous leadership at UWinnipeg

 Kevin Lamoureux new Associate Vice-President Indigenous Affairs; Jarita Greyeyes new Director of Community Learning and Engagement WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of The University of Winnipeg community, Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, congratulates Kevin Lamoureux for his appointment as Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs, and Jarita Greyeyes for her new role as Director of Community …Read more >

Spotlight on Geography

Geography is concerned with the Earth’s surface in two ways – as the science of interaction between natural elements of the environment, such as weather, plants, soils and landforms; and secondly, as the science of the Earth’s population in response to various social and environmental factors. UWinnipeg’s diverse department offers courses within three fields of …Read more >

UWinnipeg faculty ratify new collective agreement

The University of Winnipeg Faculty Association (UWFA) has advised UWinnipeg that its members ratified a new collective agreement on Friday, July 29, 2016 that will remain in effect until September 2020. UWFA is the University’s largest bargaining unit with 345 members including professors, librarians, coaches, athletic therapists and counsellors. The agreement over 4.5 years provides …Read more >