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Zach Kunuk to screen Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg’s office of Indigenous Affairs and the Prairie Climate Centre are pleased to host a free public screening of the film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change on March 6, at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

UWinnipeg chemistry student presents in Turkey

Chemistry is a fascinating subject with a rich and ancient history. At UWinnipeg, chemistry is an exciting proposition. Faculty are keen to help students discover the mystery one student at a time, allowing them to take their research to international conferences like the one in Izmir, Turkey.

Lectures on Islamophobia and a snapshot of Canadians fighting for ISIS

Through reflections on the Quebec City Mosque attack, policies from the Trump administration, and other recent iterations of anti-islamic sentiment, UWinnipeg presents two noteworthy events on Monday, March 6, 2017.

Spotlight On Criminal Justice

Find out more about UWinnipeg’s Criminal Justice program in our latest Academic Spotlight.

Gym floor renovation this spring

The UWinnipeg community is advised that the floor of the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium will be renovated this spring, beginning on March 27. The project will involve a complete rebuild of centre court, including a new subfloor and finished hardwood surface with painted lines. Spot repairs will be made to the east and west …Read more >

Louis Riel Day Closure 2017

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate are closed for Louis Riel Day: Monday, February 20, 2017 This includes The Duckworth Centre and Starbucks. Exceptions: Axworthy Health and RecPlex  open from 11 am-11 pm Elements open 10 am to 4 m, 599 Portage Avenue. Garbonzo’s open from 4 pm to 10 pm Stella’s at Plug in open regular …Read more >

Exploring soil to revive the Prairie ecosystems

UWinnipeg graduate student, Victory Coffey, is working with Dr. Rafael Otfinowski (biology) on evaluating the natural restoration on an area of rough fescue prairie by exploring soil using microorganisms like nematodes.

Brewing up corny near-beer

  WINNIPEG, MB – A group of enterprising science professors and students have a vat of unusual mash fermenting in their University of Winnipeg lab: gluten-free near-beer made entirely with Manitoba-grown corn, plus a pinch of hops. “The project started when I read about a Japanese firm buying pea protein from a Manitoban company to …Read more >

Louis Riel Day February 20 – Celebrating Métis student success

WINNIPEG, MB –An additional 74 University of Winnipeg students with Métis roots have received Louis Riel Bursaries for the academic year 2016-2017. Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis Riel Institute, have been providing bursaries to Métis students attending UWinnipeg, amounting to just over $ 3.8 million. This is possible …Read more >

UWSA needs feedback on accessible student lounge

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association is looking for input on its Access Lounge initiative. The purpose of the lounge is to create additional study and hang-out space on campus dedicated to students with disabilities. The UWSA is asking students for feedback on what the Access Lounge should look like and what should be included …Read more >