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Dr. Goodall receives Honorary Doctorate, signs MOU with UWinnipeg

Goodall and UWinnipeg partnership promotes Roots & Shoots education Photo: Dr. Annette Trimbee, Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Carlos Colorado – staff photo WINNIPEG, MB – Carrying her favourite stuffed chimpanzee, “Mr. H,” Jane Goodall today received an Honorary Doctor of Laws at a special ceremony over the noon hour at The University of Winnipeg to …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre presents two unique workshops

The UWinnipeg Oral History Centre is presenting two unique workshops to help document and preserve history in the Winnipeg business community and to assist the Turtle Mountain Community College preserve their recorded heritage.

Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award at autumn convocation

The UWinnipeg Alumni Association Council is proud to recognize Andi Sharma (MPA 13) with its Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the Autumn Convocation on Friday, October 13. As a policy analyst with the Government of Manitoba’s Indigenous and Northern Relations Healthy Foods Initiative, Sharma is internationally recognized for her forward-thinking research into …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumna wins the Smalley-Curl Fellowship at Rice University

UWinnipeg graduate and Alannah Hallas (BSc [Hons], 11) is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Smalley-Curl fellowship at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly

‘When I Moved to Manitoba: the Strange, the Cold and the Friendly’ is a lively evening of sharing experiences of immigrating to Manitoba—the good, the challenging, and the heart-warming, on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 – 9:00 pm, in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

Diversity Foods a leader in North America – Sierra Club magazine

The University of Winnipeg and Vermont’s Sterling College are tied for number one spot in Sierra Magazine’s Cool Schools 2017 ranking in the food category, out of 227 undergraduate colleges and universities in North America which participated. Diversity Foods was founded as a partnership between UWinnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation and SEED Winnipeg in 2009 to …Read more >

Research on War and Warfare at the End of Antiquity

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Conor Whately presents his research on ‘War and Warfare at the End of Antiquity’ this his Friday, September 29 at 3:30 pm in room 3D01, Duckworth. This lecture is free and open to all.

Norwegian students study energy, sustainability at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg hosted its first cohort of Norwegian exchange students this week as part of its ongoing Norway-Canada Sustainable Energy Project.

Downtown housing requires incentives – report

   DOWNTOWN HOUSING MARKET REPORT UNDERSCORES THE NEED FOR CONTINUED INCENTIVES FOR DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT CentreVenture Development Corporation and The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) today released a report examining the key market factors affecting the creation of new housing in downtown Winnipeg. Through a comprehensive analysis of the demographics and economics of …Read more >

Métis research gets $600,000 boost

Ten-year agreement adds $60,000 annually towards Métis research and enhances student supports at UWinnipeg WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) have a strong history of collaboration, and today that was strengthened with the joint announcement of an additional $600,000 to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg.   The agreement will …Read more >