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Creating an environment of innovation

MTA and The University of Winnipeg Establish Pilot Project on campus WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Technology Accelerator (MTA) and The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics are collaborating on a ten-month pilot project to establish an entrepreneurship and technology accelerator on the University’s campus. The pilot project is an important vehicle for …Read more >

May lectures feature extraordinary speakers

EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. …Read more >

Student-led plastic bag recycling program launches at UWinnipeg

Fourth-year science student, Rebecca Pedneault, is taking campus waste reduction to the next level with her plastic bag recycling program.

Queen Elizabeth Scholars funding supports advanced research opportunities

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is excited to announce that the Queen Elizabeth Scholar – Advanced Scholars program has awarded UWinnipeg $390,721 to expand our international internship programs for post-doctoral fellows and early-career researchers that build on existing research and teaching collaborations among our faculty. This new program will see the University of …Read more >

Spring Break Camp a fun week for inner-city children

Generous donors make free day camp possible A community day camp for up to 20 children and youth is providing fun learning experiences at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre throughout the spring break week. Activities include lessons in robotics, working with snap circuits (electronics), science experiments, arts and crafts, Anishinaabe language classes and Anishinaabemowin games, …Read more >

House built on campus is now a home

A Habitat for Humanity building project that was hosted on the front lawn of UWinnipeg’s campus (Portage Commons) last July has come to fruition. Earlier this month, Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, and Dr. Jino Distasio, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, were on hand to help present the new owners — Kyle, Sasha, and …Read more >

UWinnipeg Wesmen 2016-17 Athletic Award Winners

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball player Antoinette Miller and Men’s Volleyball player Casey Schouten have been chosen as the 2016-2017 University of Winnipeg Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The announcement was made on March 23 at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Julie Nagam to serve on WAG Indigenous Advisory Circle

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam as a co-chair of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle.

UWinnipeg awarded two SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

The total value granted to UWinnipeg is $48,873 for research projects that focus on the experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

UWinnipeg undergraduate students presents at UC Irvine

UWinnipeg’s undergraduate student Tapji Garba, presented at the graduate student conference, sponsored by the University of California Irvine (UC Irvine).