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Documentary explores UWinnipeg’s hockey history

Watch the full documentary online here. Will Jones, a broadcast operator and media technician at The University of Winnipeg, has produced a documentary project that spans three eras of hockey history at the institution. Iced: The Lost History of Hockey at The University of Winnipeg examines the earliest origins of hockey in Manitoba among the …Read more >

UWinnipeg students raising awareness about urban bees

A group of University of Winnipeg students is hosting an interactive event this week to raise awareness about some of downtown Winnipeg’s smallest — and busiest — residents. Students are invited to take part in the Urban Been Program on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm in McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence. The event …Read more >

Statement from President Dr. Annette Trimbee

Statement regarding Manitoba Government proposed legislation “The University of Winnipeg is deeply committed to providing high-quality education that is accessible. Manitoba is the most affordable place in Western Canada for students to go to university. We don’t have all the answers today: most importantly we need to know how the province’s student aid program changes …Read more >

New Master’s degree in Criminal Justice unique on the Prairies

UWinnipeg degree also offers exposure to Indigenous justice issues WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has received provincial approval for the creation of a new two-year Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree which can be pursued full or part-time and will include the option to take courses in Indigenous Governance and the Public …Read more >

Calling all students! We are seeking your research!

All UWinnipeg undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit their research work in the humanities and social sciences, creative arts, or interdisciplinary studies for the journal Crossings. Students are asked to reflect on the topic of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation.

Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers …Read more >

Great-West Life continues to support UWinnipeg business students

Opportunities for invaluable work experience and financial assistance will continue to be available to students in The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics thanks to the enduring support of Great-West Life. The University of Winnipeg Foundation and The Faculty of Business and Economics are pleased to announce that Great-West Life will continue to …Read more >

Sleeping outside to support youth at risk

Two UWinnipeg business students spend four nights sleeping outside  WINNIPEG, MB –Anne-Cecile Panchaud and fellow business student Isadora Draskovic are spending four sub-zero nights huddled under cardboard in The University of Winnipeg’s Quad to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth. 5 Days for the Homeless, Students Supporting Youth at Risk is a national initiative …Read more >

UWinnipeg and U of M collaborate on commercialization process

Inventors at The University of Winnipeg will now have access to the expertise and services of the University of Manitoba’s Technology Transfer Office, under a recently signed service agreement. “This collaboration to utilize existing services makes sense for all parties,” said Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor at the University of …Read more >

UWinnipeg brings witty, wise women to the stage in season finale

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film closes its 2016/17 theatre season with The Heidi Chronicles, written in 1989 by American playwright and essayist Wendy Wasserstein. The play is directed by alumna Heidi Malazdrewich and runs from Tuesday, April 4 to Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Gas Station Arts …Read more >