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First Masters in Management class gets underway

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s newest graduate program, a Masters in Management with a specialization in Technology, Innovation and Operations (MiM) is now underway with 13 students enrolled. This industry-driven graduate degree focuses on developing critical thinkers at a senior management level and is aimed at professionals who are seeking additional management credentials. …Read more >

Orientation 2017 photo gallery

Welcome to UWinnipeg. Orientation for first-year students took place on August 30 + 31. Check out the the orientation photos.

New book explores the complex relationships of Rupert’s Land

UWinnipeg professor emeritus Jennifer Brown has published a new collection of essays detailing the complex relationship between the Indigenous peoples of Hudson Bay and the English newcomers of the 17th century. An Ethnohistorian in Rupert’s Land: Unfinished Conversations gathers eighteen essays from four decades of Brown’s investigations into the range of interactions between Cree and Ojibwe people …Read more >

Paddling to prestigious Indigenous film festival

Collaborative film about Heiltsuk canoe culture accepted to prestigious Indigenous film festival       BELLA BELLA, B.C. AND WINNIPEG, M.B. – A documentary film co-produced by the Heiltsuk Nations’ Tribal Council and University of Winnipeg was accepted into ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, which is the largest Indigenous film festival in the world. The film, called …Read more >

Lamoureux takes leave to join NCTR

Kevin Lamoureux, UWinnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs, is taking a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. Lamoureux will assume the role of National Education Lead effective September 5, 2017. “We have been privileged to have such a talented, articulate leader at the forefront of our reconciliation efforts at …Read more >

Recognizing Bob Kozminski with Duff Roblin Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Dr. R.M (Bob) Kozminski, at the 2017 Duff Roblin Award Dinner, to be held Thursday, October 26, at The Fort Garry Hotel. The Duff Roblin Award recognizes outstanding Manitobans for their commitment to education and community. An alumnus of The University of Winnipeg (BA …Read more >

UWinnipeg Closed for Labour Day

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017  for Labour Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The closure includes The Duckworth Centre and Axworthy RecPlex. Exceptions: Elements will be open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with grab-and-go service only and a limited menu, at 599 Portage Ave. Garbonzo’s  will …Read more >

Global Forum attracts leading thinkers

WINNIPEG, MB – In just a few short weeks, a roster of leading global thinkers will gather in Winnipeg to focus their attention on the digital society, and examine both the challenges and opportunities new technologies present. The Paris-based Global Forum is an internationally recognized think-tank for exchange and networking among governments and private and …Read more >

A step towards reconciliation

The Indigenous Course Requirement came into effect for all new undergraduate students in September 2016. Read about the initiative’s first year.

MDP Field report annual symposium

MDP students will share their field stories from far and wide at the MDP Annual Symposium on Friday, September 8, 2017. Students traveled to as far as New Zealand and as close to neighbourhoods in our province.