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Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

Enhanced campus safety – message for students

ENHANCED CAMPUS SAFETY – Monday, November 13, 2017 Your safety is extremely important to us. Effective immediately, you will a notice more security patrols as we have increased our guard complement by one third throughout the day and evening hours. Experienced guards will be stationed at the Lockhart Hall entrance (at the Ellice Avenue doors) …Read more >

Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million at UWinnipeg

In 1993, the remains of a Cree woman, who lived 350 years ago, were discovered at South Indian Lake in Manitoba. This archaeological discovery and the story of her community is the basis of a story sequence that will be told through the Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak (Rocky Cree) project.

Free flu vaccination clinic coming to campus

Flu vaccines for a cause! There will be a FREE flu vaccination clinic at The University of Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 14 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. For every immunization given at the clinic, $5 will be donated to UNICEF to fund vaccine programs in developing countries. The vaccination is free for all wishing …Read more >

Two UWinnipeg campus projects highlighted at City Access awards

Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons noted for accessibility features The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has developed two building projects which today are receiving City of Winnipeg Access awards. Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons are both included in the “Circle of Merit” category which singles out projects that incorporate accessibility and universal design. …Read more >

Remembrance Day Closure 2017

Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate will be closed on Saturday, November 11, 2017 for Remembrance Day and will reopen on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Exceptions: Axworthy Health & RecPlex Open from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Duckworth Centre Open from  9:00 am – 10:00 pm Elements – 599 Portage Ave Open from 10:00 am …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Students perform original solo works

WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film presents The One Less Travelled By: An Evening of Solo Performances from November 22 to 25, 2017 at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film. The series is conceived, developed, and performed by members of the fourth-year Honours Devised Theatre class and directed by Claire Borody. …Read more >

Diversity Foods a top performer in North America — again

Students and visitors at The University of Winnipeg are eating some of the best and most sustainable campus meals in North America, thanks to Diversity Food Services. This week the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)  released its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, and for the third year in a row, UWinnipeg …Read more >

India Centre Awards dinner honours champions for children

The India Centre is hosting its third annual India Centre Awards dinner, which this year honours the tireless fundraising work of an organization dedicated to ensuring children living in poverty in India can attend school and achieve their dreams. Dr. Terry Papneja, President of the AIM for SEVA board of directors, is the keynote speaker …Read more >

Rolls of Honour: War and Remembrance at UWinnipeg

A poignant exhibit featuring three Rolls of Honour commemorating those who fought in the First and Second World Wars from UWinnipeg’s predecessor colleges begins on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 12:30 pm at University of Winnipeg Archives.