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Winners of the Kobes Poster Contest

The 11th Annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest had 24 participants from a wide range of disciplines present their research at the contest yesterday, Wednesday, September 20.

UWinnipeg Professor earns 2016 Sustainability Award

WINNIPEG, MB – Sometimes you have to fight to make the world a better place; other times, a well-crafted feasibility study will do. Dr. Alan Diduck, who is UWinnipeg’s Acting Associate Dean of Science and a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, has been providing his students with the tools they need …Read more >

Doing business differently – free conference for youth

Doing business differently – conference teaches youth about the co-op movement A youth engagement conference to be hosted at The University of Winnipeg on October 22 will showcase cooperatives as viable businesses that are community-focused, balancing people, planet and profit. The conference is a collaboration between UWinnipeg’s Business Chair of Cooperative Enterprises and Populus, a …Read more >

Celebrating Science at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg celebrates science with the 11th Annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest on Wednesday, September 21. This year it is open to the public from 1:30 – 4:00 pm as part of Science Literacy Week with added uber cool interactive science activities.

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki Dr. Ian Mauro, Associate Professor (Geography) at the University of Winnipeg, is launching a new project called Climate, Cinema and Cartography that merges participatory filmmaking and geographic visualization to tell the story of how climate change will affect the Canadian Prairies. This collaborative initiative is designed to …Read more >

Collaborating with Norway on the High North

A new partnership between The University of Winnipeg and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology draws on complementary expertise involving technologies, governance frameworks, and evaluation methodologies for sustainable energy systems in the High North. The overall goal of the High North Program is to expand, strengthen and disseminate knowledge relevant to the High North …Read more >

Conquerors of the Great Rock Climb

The trio ‘All business’ took first prize today at the 45th Annual Duckworth Great Rock Climb with the winning time of 25.78 seconds. Congratulations to all that had the courage to participate.

UWinnipeg Receives over $1 Million in SSHRC Research Grants

UWinnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that will enable $1,066,322 in a variety of research projects. This funding comes via the Insight Grants and Insight Development Grants.

TEDx Talks at UWinnipeg

Students at The University of Winnipeg have organized the second annual TEDxUniversityofWinnipeg 2016 that will be held on Thursday, September 29, at 5:00 p.m. in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

New Indigenous students strong at 12%, international students up

Overall enrolment stable for fall 2016; total student count at 9,287 WINNIPEG, MB – For the second consecutive year, new undergraduate students self-identifying as Indigenous comprise 12% of the student body, making The University of Winnipeg among the strongest in Canada for Indigenous participation. Preliminary enrolment numbers also indicate more international students are choosing UWinnipeg, …Read more >