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Spotlight on Religion & Culture

The Religion & Culture program focuses on the human search for meaning and purpose in life. Meet Dr. Mark Ruml who teaches in the program; Annie McBay in her final year of the program; and Alumna Kristy Bergman Schroeder.

Defeating cancer through research

UWinnipeg’s Shailly Varma Shrivastav (biology) has received funding $30,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in cancer.

Understanding Gestational diabetes

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Danielle Defries (kinesiology and applied health) has received $32,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in Gestational diabetes (GDM).

UWinnipeg granted $62,000 for medical research

UWinnipeg was granted a total of $62,000 from the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation for two research projects. They will be recognized with their fellow award recipients at a reception at Manitoba Blue Cross today.

UWinnipeg’s annual 3MT competition has a winner!

UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted the Fourth Annual Three-Minute Competition (3M) with eight courageous participants. Each graduate student had only three-minutes to explain their complex thesis ideas with one static slide using simple language.

UWinnipeg reaction to the provincial budget

from Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg – April 11, 2017 “The funding for UWinnipeg in today’s budget is far less than what we require in order to maintain our operations. This creates a major challenge for The University of Winnipeg. We receive much less per student from the province than any …Read more >

Inaugural Disability Studies Award

The University of Winnipeg has awarded its inaugural Disability Studies Scholarship to Evan Wicklund.

Winnipeg research helps Calgary and Edmonton with climate change

Cities that invest in climate resilience can save residents money while preparing for climate risks, says new research commissioned by Calgary and Edmonton. The research series Building a Climate-Resilient City by the Winnipeg-based Prairie Climate Centre outlines steps that cities can take to engage in climate risk management in a range of areas, including transportation, …Read more >

Easter Weekend Hours

The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate will be closed for Good Friday, April 14. This includes Starbucks, Garbonzo’s, the Axworthy RecPlex and the Duckworth Centre.  The exceptions are: Good Friday, April 14 Elements Open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Garbonzo’s Open 11:00  am to 12:00 am Easter Sunday, April 16 Library Open 12:00 pm …Read more >

Class Genetics

Jonathan Kornelsen, is finishing up his education practicum teaching biology at West Kildonan High School. With the help of professors and staff members at UWinnipeg, he is making the study of genetics more interesting for his students using fruit flies he obtained with the help of UWinnipeg physiological technologist Desiree Nickel.