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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.

A tale of cattle and the noxious foxtails

British Columbia native has come to do research with UWinnipeg’s Dr. Rafael Otfinowski (biology) to study the effects of cattle grazing on the proliferation of Foxtail Barley in Wet Meadow Rangeland Communities in Manitoba.

Pioneering appreciation for young people’s texts and cultures

The faculty profile on Dr. Mavis Reimer was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Creating reconciliation: Youth United@Winnipeg students present

Students reflect on their North End summer experience WINNIPEG, MB – Since May, 20 University of Winnipeg students have gone to work and class every day in the North End as participants in a unique learning program aimed at building greater understanding and reconciliation. Tomorrow, Thursday, August 10, they gather to share their experiences in …Read more >

From the Senate to the classroom

MB Senator Marilou McPhedran returns to UWinnipeg to inspire next generation WINNIPEG, MB – This morning, as 30 students file into their Global College classroom at The University of Winnipeg, they face a different sort of teacher – Manitoba Senator Marilou McPhedran is at the helm.  For student Melissa McGillis, that adds an exciting new …Read more >

Spotlight On: Economics

Economics analyzes how societies provide for their well-being, and the choices that must be made to do so. It studies the competition and cooperation that arises among individuals, private organizations, and governments in the process of allocating scarce resources for a variety of different uses.  Studies lead to a Bachelor of Arts (3-Year, 4-Year, or Honours) …Read more >