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UWinnipeg physics team contributes to international discovery

UWinnipeg’s neutrino physics team, spearheaded by Dr. Blair Jamieson, is collaborating on the Tokai to Kamioka (T2K)* project which has recently made an interesting discovery that might help us understand the universe.

Two UWinnipeg students win $10,000 scholarships

Two University of Winnipeg students have received significant scholarships towards their postsecondary education from Gerdau North America — a steel manufacturer with a mill in Winnipeg. Robyn Grahame and Lisa McFadzean are two of only 15 students in Canada and the United States to receive the $10,000 prize. The award is open to all children …Read more >

A vision for arts and culture downtown

Harry Strub is a psychology professor and music aficionado who arrived at United College 1966, one year before UWinnipeg was established. Read about Strub in this article originally published in UWinnipeg Magazine.

UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Research Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and in-kind funding for a total of over $300,000.

Wesmen Classic expanding to gender- and sport-inclusive format

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Athletics announced today that the annual Wesmen Classic will expand to a more gender- and sport-inclusive format, beginning with the 2017 tournament this December.

UWinnipeg student attends closed door UN Security Council meeting

UWinnipeg human rights and political science student David Fanhbulleh has returned from the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, NY where he attended a closed door meeting at the Security Council.

Wesmen women volleyball players strike gold at Canada Summer Games

It was an exciting weekend for some members of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball program. First-year players Emma Parker, Taylor Boughton, Ashleigh Laube, and Jessica Andjelic, along with former player Jayme Menzies, were members of Team Manitoba that struck gold in Women’s Volleyball competition at the Canada Summer Games held in Winnipeg. Manitoba …Read more >

Land-based learning at Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation

UWinnipeg students learn from Elders about traditional plants and medicines WINNIPEG, MB – Eight University of Winnipeg students have just returned from a unique field school hosted by Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation (located just south of Riding Mountain National Park) where they learned about Indigenous ethnobotany. Students participate and learn from Elders about the 40 …Read more >

Jane Goodall to receive Honorary Doctorate on September 29

The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce that renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws at a special ceremony to be held on Friday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. in Convocation Hall. Dr. Goodall inspired a capacity crowd at UWinnipeg in September 2015 as the second speaker in The …Read more >

UWinnipeg movie makers return to TIFF

Duo movie makers and UWinnipeggers Milos Mitrovic and Conor Sweeney are off to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to premiere their film, homer_b.