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Truth and Reconciliation at the Collegiate

The University of Winnipeg Collegiate is embarking on an exciting new venture in reconciliation with a spring course that will engage youth in the reconciliation process that begins Monday, May 1. 2017 and runs for eight weeks.

Celebrating Long Service at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg celebrates its long serving staff and faculty with a champagne reception on Thursday, May 4 in Convocation Hall. UWinnipeg takes pause to honour those employees celebrating 25 years who are welcomed into The University of Winnipeg 25 Year Club, a noted honour.

Examining tree-rings in China

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jacques Tardif will be spending 60 days in China in Guangzhou city to research extreme climatic events in temperate mixed forests in Central China with UWinnipeg graduate student Johanna Robson. They leave for China in May.

New Balance is a step to a healthy future

UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program students received a generous donation from Canadian Footwear that included pairs os New Balance running shoes for the students.

Reserved seating available now for individual May lectures

May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus Anyone who is interested can secure reserved seating to each individual lecture now for a donation of $30 (all funds go to support future public lectures in this series). Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — …Read more >

Alumna Katherena Vermette wins top literary award

 The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to alumna Katherena Vermette, who this weekend won several prestigious literary awards. Her novel The Break, published by House of Anansi Press, won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year at the 29th annual Manitoba Book Awards, also winning the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction as well as …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

New PACE program brings business and sustainability together

Sustainability is a pillar of good corporate citizenship in today’s business world. Beginning September 2017, The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) is offering a new program designed to give professionals the skills they need to become leaders in corporate responsibility. Graduates of PACE’s new Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Certificate program will …Read more >

Spring and Summer Institutes offered for 2017

___________________________________ Indigenous Ethnobotany – July and August Shailesh Shukla, Indigenous Studies Pre-requisite: IS-1015, IS-3012/ANTH-3170 or permission of Instructor – and love for plants! After very encouraging response from students in last three years, this course is offered for a fourth year. Students participate and learn about the 50 medicinal, nutritional and cultural uses of plants from …Read more >

Diversity Foods tee-ses appetites at Players Golf Course

 Award-winning food service expands culinary presence in Winnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Southeast Resource Development Council has chosen award-winning Diversity Foods as food provider at its 100% Indigenous-owned Players Golf Course, located in northwest Winnipeg. Diversity Foods was born at The University of Winnipeg in 2009 as a joint venture between the University of Winnipeg’s Community …Read more >