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Can animals tell time?

UWinnipeg professor Dr. Doug Williams and two of his former undergraduate students Travis Todd and Chrissy Chubala, have published an award winning article entitled Intertrial unconditioned stimuli differentially impact trace conditioning, that shows that animals have a keen appreciation for the passage of time.

UWinnipeg scholarship receives $20,000 from generous donors

Today, the University of Winnipeg Foundation has received a donation of $20,000 in support of The Winnipeg Police Opportunity Scholarship in Memory of Injured and Fallen Officers.

Rhetoric professor pens critical analysis of “Blade Runner”

Dr. Matthew Flisfeder’s new book introduces readers to key concepts in postmodern theory and demonstrates how it can be used for a critical interpretation and analysis of “the greatest science fiction film.”

New writing certificate first of its kind in Manitoba

Beginning this September, The University of Winnipeg is offering a new Certificate in Writing designed to boost students’ practical writing skills.

Maples Collegiate grad wins $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg

It wasn’t a call she was expecting – not while she was busy touring the Toronto Zoo anyway. Navreen Gill was on vacation with her family when she found out she is the recipient of this year’s $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg. Navreen has already registered for her fall/winter courses and the $5,000 prize …Read more >

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.