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Renowned scholar to receive Honorary Doctor of Laws

PLEASE SEE ALSO: Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Jack Zipes is a world-renowned scholar of fairy-tale studies and children’s literature and strong mentor to countless students and colleagues. The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Dr. Zipes with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Autumn 2017 Convocation, on Friday, October 13, …Read more >

Winners of the 2017 Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest

The Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest annually displays some of the excellent quality research by undergraduate students at the University of Winnipeg. Check out the research and the winners.

UWinnipeg Golden Key Chapter wins award

The University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter has been awarded the highest recognition by the International Golden Key Honour Society second year in a row!

TEDx returns to campus

The TED (TEDx) Talks returns to the UWinnipeg Campus. TEDx University of Winnipeg happens on Friday, September 29, 2017 beginning at 5:00 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. TEDx UWinnipeg is an engaging event designed to raise public awareness about critical issues and ideas. For tickets and more information please visit  TEDx UWinnipeg. “TED talks are about sharing great ideas in …Read more >

Icelandic community paper focuses on UWinnipeg

The latest issue of Lögberg-Heimskringla, a newspaper that covers news, people, and events in the Icelandic community of North America and Iceland, features The University of Winnipeg, its founding colleges, and the Icelandic community in Manitoba. Nearly half of the September 15 issue is devoted to this history. UWinnipeg coverage in the edition includes: • …Read more >

INSURGENCE at the WAG curated by UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam

There is an INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) co-curated by UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam.
This exhibition opens on September 22, 2017 and runs until April 2018.

A lecture on Race, Medicine and the State: Indian Hospitals in Canada

UWinnipeg’s Department of History presents a lecture by Dr. Maureen K. Lux entitled Race, Medicine and the State: Indian Hospitals in Canada on Saturday, September 23 at 12:30. Admission if free and it is open to the public.

It’s Charter Day! Happy 50th UWinnipeg!

WINNIPEG, MB – The Monkees, Petula Clark, Frankie Valli, Diana Ross and the Supremes…this is the soundtrack to 1967 topping Billboard, as The University of Winnipeg officially became a university. The signing of our University Charter by Premier Duff Roblin occurred on Friday, September 15, 1967. At the time, our total student population was 3,008, …Read more >

UWinnipeg to host public discussion on social innovation

A panel and public discussion titled “Social Innovation for a Successful, Sustainable & Reconciled Canada” to inform the federal Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy will be held on Thursday, September 21 (5:00 – 7:00 pm) in Convocation Hall on The University of Winnipeg campus. “Canada is a relatively prosperous country, yet our communities still …Read more >

Growing biodiversity at home

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Alan Diduck is involved in a study on the experiences of Winnipeg gardeners and the reasons some of them choose to incorporate native flora and fauna into their yard.