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UWinnipeg student scatters neutrons in France

Megan Rutherford, is a third-year physical chemistry student who spent ten weeks in France studying at two prestigious French institutions, the Université Grenoble Alpes, and the Institut Laue Langevin (ILL).

Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield is the 2017 Riley Lecturer – CANCELLED 

Esteemed writer and associate professor of history at the University of Vermont, Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield, is the 2017 Riley Lecturer in Canadian History. In March he will present two talks on Slavery in Canada. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

Provincial funding supports UWSA Day Care expansion

On-campus childcare is about to become more accessible thanks to new provincial funding for the expansion of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Day Care.

UWSA election results for 2017-18

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, offers sincere congratulations to the slate of incoming students leaders. The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) has a new executive and board of directors for the 2017-18 academic year. Current UWSA vice-president student affairs Laura Garinger is the incoming students’ association president. Megan Linton, Brendan Gali, …Read more >

Grown-up Storytime in March and more

Everyone is invited to participate in Grown-up Storytime and other engaging activities in the library this month. WARNING Grown-up Storytime readings may include subversive stories/picture books/banned or challenged children’s literature.

Dealing with Communist Spies

UWinnipeg’s Department of Political Science presents the lecture ‘Dealing with Communist Spies’ by Dr. Vincent Post on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm in Room 1L13.

Migrant Dreams film screening

The screening will be on Friday, March 10th, at 7:00 pm at the Dramatic Arts Centre, 585 Ellice Avenue. The film’s acclaimed director, Min Sook Lee, will introduce the film and it will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Lee, migrant workers, and community advocates. This event is free and open to the public.

Bommersbach Named Canada West All-Star

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association is pleased to announce that fourth year Men’s Volleyball player David Bommersbach has been named to the Canada West Men’s Volleyball Conference Second All-Star team for the 2016-2017 season. Bommersbach a 6’3” outside hitter was a starter for the Wesmen in …Read more >

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture – POSTPONED

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture has been postponed with future date to be determined. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that acclaimed artist and compelling throat singer from Nunavut, Tanya Tagaq, will be the fourth speaker in The Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice and the Public …Read more >

Katherena Vermette is the 2017 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Métis writer Katherena Vermette will have a public lecture and a writing work shop during her Residency in March. Her Writer in Residence Lecture is on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 12:30 pm in Room 1L07. This lecture is free and open to the public.