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Shedding Light on Bioenergy Development

The University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research has partnered with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the University of Alberta on a new biomass energy innovation project.

Growing art in the greenhouse

Formerly home to the Biology Department’s collection of exotic plants, the greenhouse on the fifth floor of The University of Winnipeg’s Library has been transformed into a different kind of laboratory.

Preventing Mumps

Provincial public health officials confirm more mumps cases have been reported in Manitoba than usual, with the majority of cases affecting young adults. Although there can be rare complications from mumps, most cases are mild, with full recovery in one to two weeks. Key symptoms include: swelling and pain in one or more salivary glands, …Read more >

Encouraging recreation opportunities for everyone on campus

The University of Winnipeg, in cooperation and partnership with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, is consulting with stakeholders to enhance recreation and wellness experiences on campus. As part of this process, UWinnipeg will begin a pilot project in September 2017 offering specific gym time to female and non-binary students. The pilot will run through …Read more >

A discussion on Trumpism

UWinnipeg’s Political Science Speakers’ Series presents a panel discussion on Wednesday, January 18 at 12:30 in 1L11 to help understand Trumpsim.

2017 Distinguished Alumni — Call For Nominations

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is calling for nominations from the public for its annual naming of two Distinguished Alumni in 2017. Named at the Spring and Fall Convocations, the Award honours alumni of The University of Winnipeg who have achieved great distinction through their contributions to the University and/or the local or global …Read more >

Emslie appointed Vice-President, Finance and Administration

President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee is pleased to announce that Michael (Mike) Emslie is the successful candidate in the search for Vice-President, Finance and Administration at The University of Winnipeg. Mike has worked at the University since 2007 when he was hired as Director of Audit and Risk Management. He moved to the Financial …Read more >

Challenges Millennials face in the workplace

The Department of Political Science presents “The Precarious Generation: Millennials Fight Back” given by MP Niki on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in room 1L13. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Wesmen Take Part In “Bell Let’s Talk” Initiative Jan 14

Student-athletes and Bell Let’s Talk team up on mental health MONTRÉAL, January 10, 2017 – Bell Let’s Talk, Canadian universities and Atlantic University Sport (AUS), Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ), Ontario University Athletics (OUA), and Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA) today announced a national student initiative to promote mental health on campuses …Read more >

Crossings — an academic student journal

UWinnipeg is launching an exciting new multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic student journal entitled Crossings, an interdisciplinary journal on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm in room 2M70.