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Meet the 2017 Chancellor’s Research Chair

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Delia Gavrus (assistant professor, history), as the 2017 Chancellor’s Research Chair. She will be working on a biography of Dr. Wilder Penfield, a renowned Canadian neurosurgeon and Renaissance man.

UWinnipegger launches book about alternative rock band

UWinnipeg’s Larissa Wodtke launches her book ‘Triptych: Three Studies of Manic Street Preachers’ The Holy Bible (Repeater Books) tonight, Wednesday May 3 2017 at 7:00 pm, at McNally Robinson Booksellers Atrium in Winnipeg.

Catherine Taylor appointed Associate Dean of Arts at UWinnipeg

Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Catherine Taylor as Associate Dean of Arts for a five-year term starting July 1, 2017. Taylor is a professor cross-appointed to the faculties of Arts and Education. She has held a variety of administrative positions at departmental, faculty, and university …Read more >

UWinnipeg makes tough choices as provincial funding stagnates

Operating Budget preserves academics, eliminates $3.7 million in costs 2017-2018 Operating Budget Primer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Last night, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget for 2017-2018 which preserves academic excellence and student supports while eliminating $3.7 million in costs in order to …Read more >

All Welcome! Science Rendezvous this Saturday

Faculty members and students at The University of Winnipeg are helping promote science awareness and literacy during this year’s Science Rendezvous event on Saturday, May 13.

Three Prairie universities team up for Snowden lecture

    WINNIPEG, LETHBRIDGE and BRANDON — The University of Winnipeg, University of Lethbridge and Brandon University have come together to create an extraordinary opportunity for their students and communities, partnering to present U.S. intelligence officer and whistleblower Edward Snowden in a special live conversation via web-link from Russia, where he is currently living with …Read more >

Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

WINNIPEG, MB –  When a woman from Cross Lake First Nation is going to have a baby, she boards a bus often alone, and makes a journey to Winnipeg or Thompson. She leaves behind her family supports and may be away from her community, living in a boarding home in unfamiliar surroundings, for up to …Read more >

Virtuosi Concerts’ Announces the Winners of the Young Artist Program

Earlier this month thirty music students auditioned to become Virtuosi Concerts 2017-2018 Virtuosi Young Artists and eight winners were selected to preform in the upcoming season.