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UWinnipeg hosting panel on healthy development for young athletes

In advance of the 2017 Canada Summer Games, The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health will be hosting a panel on supporting success in young athletes through healthy development. Taking place this Monday, June 26, the panel will feature experts from across the Canadian sports landscape discussing topics including injury prevention, recovery, …Read more >

UWinnipeg cleans up at chemistry conference

UWinnipeg sent a contingent of chemists, which included undergraduate and graduate students, to the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Toronto, ON earlier this month and they took home some top prizes.

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

  WINNIPEG, MB –As we mark National Aboriginal Day, The University of Winnipeg celebrates eight outstanding Indigenous students who are spending their summer researching projects ranging from clean water on First Nations to using art and digital media to create new dialogues in Canada. From June 12 – August 18, 2017, the new Indigenous Summer …Read more >

Leatherdale Hall grand opening

This $5 million project adds new meeting space for campus, community and Collegiate. Leatherdale Hall today officially swings opens its doors as a new meeting space on campus for students and the community, made possible by the generous lead gift of $2.5 million from Louise and the late Dr. Douglas Leatherdale.

New book on Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning

‘Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning’ (University of Alberta Press), is co-edited by UWinnipeg’s Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory, Dr. Angela Failler.

Artwork on campus inspired by ancient Indigenous medicine wheel

Wall etching creates visible welcome at Axworthy Health and RecPlex WINNIPEG, MB –In partnership with Ebb and Flow First Nation, The University of Winnipeg today unveiled a new collaborative public artwork that becomes the welcoming entrance of the Axworthy Health and RecPlex, at 350 Spence Street. The wall etching, entitled ASIN, meaning stone in Ojibwe, …Read more >

UWinnipeg a signatory to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord

Today The University of Winnipeg joined more than 80 local organizations, businesses, groups, and individuals in becoming a signatory to the City of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord, an initiative spearheaded by Mayor Brian Bowman. The Accord is a commitment to the ongoing journey of reconciliation in Winnipeg, inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to …Read more >

Spring 2017 Convocation photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg’s 109th Convocation ceremonies took place on June 15 and 16, 2017. Follow the link for a photo gallery of this year’s events.

Graduate Awards photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg celebrated some of the University’s finest students at a Graduation Award Reception on Wednesday, June 14 in Convocation Hall that included award and medal winners, their family, and friends. Check out the photos from this festive event.

Commemorative issue of UWinnipeg magazine now available

The Spring 2017 issue of UWINNIPEG Magazine is now available online. The latest edition of UWinnipeg’s flagship publication is a special 48-page commemorative issue that features archival imagery and articles that highlight the history of institutional hallmarks such as the Wesmen Classic, Gallery 1C03, and our evolving urban footprint — along with research news, profiles, alumni …Read more >