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Why do pregnant women get sick?

UWinnipeg evolutionary biologist publishes major new research paper WINNIPEG, MB – Getting sick while pregnant is a sign that the embryo is healthy and mother is iodine sufficient, according to University of Winnipeg Professor Dr. Scott Forbes (Biology), whose research paper was just published in Evolution and Human Behavior. Globally iodine deficiency during pregnancy is …Read more >

10th Duff Roblin Dinner raised more than $160,000 for UWinnipeg

Over 500 guests gathered at The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre on November 15th, 2016 to honour Dr. Gerry Price, Chairman and CEO of the Price Group of Companies, with the 10th Annual Duff Roblin Award. A beloved UWinnipeg tradition in its tenth year, this prestigious award pays tribute to former Premier and …Read more >

Visualizing climate change

When Ryan Smith creates detailed climate maps on his computer at UWinnipeg, he’s not aware that city planners in Calgary are gathered in a boardroom, studying his online charts with zeal. But they are. And so are federal and provincial emergency officials, physical plant managers, insurance analysts, architects, and engineers, among others.

Community Holiday Dinner is only $750 away from goal

Help Needed: UWinnipeg’s annual Community Holiday Dinner is only $750 away from reaching this year’s support goal! This special partnership between UWinnipeg, Diversity Foods and Les Marmitons ensures that 200 community members have a special evening of holiday fun. Thank you to all those who have volunteered for this year’s Community Holiday Dinner or donated …Read more >

AnX area named The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education today unveiled a plaque naming the lower level of the AnX The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons. The area consists of classrooms, offices, and a student lounge. Annabelle and the late Herb Mays were instrumental in the early creation of what is today, a flourishing Faculty of Education. …Read more >

Searching for Hope in Syria – event cancelled

The event has been cancelled due to the worsening situation in Aleppo, Syria.

UWinnipeg student takes part in COP22

Last month, UWinnipeg student Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie traveled to Marrakech, Morocco, with a group of 16 other young people from across Canada to take part in the 22nd annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22). Lavoie, who is also the Vice-President of External Affairs for The University of Winnipeg’s Students’ Association, found out she would be …Read more >

Spotlight On Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies and The University of Winnipeg is grounded in the intellectual and cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples in Canada and around the globe. Follow the link to find out more and watch our video!

New Wes Lee coyote one nimble and happy mascot

WINNIPEG, MB – To much fanfare and applause, a new and improved Wes Lee Coyote emerged from his den today, just in time to help celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary Wesmen Classic. The old Wes Lee, who was 105 in coyote years, served The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Teams with good cheer and loyalty, attending …Read more >

2017 is UWinnipeg’s 50th Anniversary!

“Hoopla” event kicks off The University of Winnipeg’s milestone year of celebration in 2017. The UWinnipeg community is proudly celebrating 50 years of nurturing talent