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Crowdfunding to help endangered butterfly persevere in Manitoba

Collaboration and urgency needed now more than ever to save the poweshiek skipperling  WINNIPEG, MB – Wednesday,  July 19, 2017  —  The Nature Conservancy of Canada, The University of Winnipeg and research teams from across the continent are excited and relieved to confirm the presence of the endangered poweshiek skipperling butterfly in the Tall Grass …Read more >

A rich history of fine art appreciation

Fine art objects have been acquired by The University of Winnipeg and its founding colleges for more than 100 years. Learn about the history of Gallery 1C03 in this article originally published in the 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

UWinnipeg students share research at animal behaviour conference

Equipped with detailed posters about deer and elk, and a passion for animal behaviour, three UWinnipeg students traveled to Ontario last month to take part in the annual conference of the Animal Behavior Society.

Science, art, and fun for inner-city kids at UWinnipeg day camp

School’s out for summer, but the learning continues at The University of Winnipeg’s 10th annual Let’s Talk Science summer day camp for inner-city elementary kids.

A Living Test Tube: Examining fifty years as an urban university

Fifty years ago, a small downtown campus called United College received a charter and became The University of Winnipeg. Read this article from our commemorative edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

UWinnipeg 2017 Spring Convocation 360° video

Check out our 360º video from UWinnipeg’s 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies on June 15 and 16! Hit play and drag with your mouse to change the perspective.

City teams up with UWinnipeg for Dutch elm disease research

The City of Winnipeg’s Urban Forestry Branch is collaborating with The University of Winnipeg on a research project to identify and prioritize the early removal of brood trees and help with the ongoing battle against Dutch elm disease.

Six members Of the Wesmen family headed to NAIG

Six members of the Wesmen family will be involved in the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games taking place July 16-23 in Toronto, Ontario. On the boys’ basketball side, Wesmen head coach Mike Raimbault entering his 8th season will be the head coach of the U19 Manitoba Male Basketball team. A proven winner Raimbault guided …Read more >

Academic advisor earns distinguished award

Since arriving in Winnipeg from the war-torn country of South Sudan, David Atem has made an impact on the lives of countless immigrant students at The University of Winnipeg. For his work as a passionate academic advisor and tireless community supporter, Atem has received Menno Simons College’s (MSC) 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. When he graduated …Read more >

UWSA breaks ground on important daycare expansion

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association broke ground today on an expansion that will welcome 32 new children to its on-campus daycare centre.