News Archives

UWinnipeg’s history comes to life

As The University of Winnipeg celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, UWinnipeg Archives has launched three digital resources that illustrate the institution’s history of the past 50 years. The Archives has gained entry into the Google Cultural Institute.  Access to the Institute allows the Archives to upload digital content to this dynamic platform, make our …Read more >

Three ERDE students receive PhD funding

Three graduates of UWinnipeg’s Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE) begin their PhD studies this month, each having earned significant funding of $20,000 or more. Miao Dai is attending McGill University on renewable funding consisting of teaching assistantship, research assistantship, university scholarships, and department awards. “The small size of the ERDE program ensured …Read more >

Harmful algal blooms investigated in water bodies across Canada

WINNIPEG, MB – A new scientific article published today, co-authored by a University of Winnipeg researcher, contains news relevant to the health of Canada’s freshwaters. Manitobans love their lakes and are keenly aware of the impact of algal blooms. The new study investigates why and how the blooms exist. Lead author, Dr. Diane Orihel, is …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 presents SHARDS: Contemporary artists in conversation

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is pleased to host the group exhibition ‘SHARDS: Contemporary artists in conversation with the ceramics of our forebearers’. Gallery 1C03 will host an opening reception this Thursday, September 14, 4:00 – 7:00 pm that includes a performance by Jaime Black.

UWinnipeg launches new institutional Sustainability Strategy

This week, the University launched a new Sustainability Strategy that builds on the successes of the last decade and provides concrete, measurable targets for reducing our overall environmental impact.

Team Wesmen Men’s Basketball conquers the rock

Congratulations to Team Wesmen Men’s Basketball (MBB), champions of the 46th annual Great Rock Climb! Team MBB captured the title with a time of 31 seconds. Team Westwood (33 seconds) and the aptly named Team Dwayne Johnson (39 seconds) placed second and third, respectively. Former UWinnipeg president Dr. Henry Duckworth commissioned the installation of the rock in …Read more >

UWinnipeg announces inaugural Axworthy Charter Fund recipients

Twelve not-for-profit community outreach programs receive funding The University of Winnipeg‘s Axworthy Health and RecPlex Charter Fund Committee is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Axworthy Charter Fund Grant of 2017. The Butterfly Club & The Sister’s Circle, Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. MacKinnon’s Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program Inc., The Y-Not? Inner City Karate Program …Read more >

UWinnipeg Receives NSERC Grants to further research

The University of Winnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable over $500,000 in diverse research projects.

UniverCities – the 2017 Bonnycastle Lecture

UWinnipeg presents the 2017 Bonnycastle Lecture featuring Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin, Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies, at Trinity College.

Statement on diversity by UWinnipeg president

STATEMENT BY DR. ANNETTE TRIMBEE – President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg has a deep commitment to valuing and protecting the diversity of people who form our campus and community. Our incredible diversity is our greatest strength.  Recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere, including disturbing graffiti in Winnipeg neighbourhoods, illustrate that …Read more >