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UWinnipeg’s 2017 SSHRC Graduate Scholars

Climate change, sustainability and accessibility are the focus of two Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Graduate Scholars.

UWinnipeg Community Engagement Initiatives Report Launch

UWinnipeg will launch a timely report on its access and engagement initiatives in support of educationally marginalized children and youth, on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

PACE welcomes Great-West Life CEO for panel discussion

UWinnipeg’s Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) was pleased to welcome Paul Mahon, President and CEO of Great-West Life to campus last week for a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Sylvie Albert, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics. In a wide-ranging conversation, Mahon spoke about the rise of digitization across Canada, including within …Read more >

UWinnipeg home to new Canada Research Chair in Human-Environment Interactions

The federal government has announced a major investment in environmental research at UWinnipeg, with the appointment of Dr. Ryan Bullock as Canada Research Chair in Human-Environment Interactions.

Ending gender-based violence

UWinnipeg supports the international campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. It runs from November 25 to December 10 and aims to motivate people from all walks of life to take action to end violence against women and girls. This year, the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council selected the theme of #SeekHelp #SpeakOut. Manitobans can …Read more >

UWSA Day Care expansion makes on-campus childcare more accessible

Thirty-two children have moved off the waitlist and into The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Day Care thanks to a recently completed building expansion.

TRIUMF’s (ultra)cool experiment fires up

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Blair Jamieson, Dr. Chris Bidinosti, Dr. Jeff Martin, and Dr. Russ Mammei are part of a milestone experiment. The team produced the first Canadian made ultracold neutrons (UCN). Eureka!

UWinnipeg’s MDP earns Cando certification

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando), has approved MDP graduates to also obtain Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer certification. This gives UWinnipeg graduates a competitive advantage if they want to work with Indigenous communities in Canada.

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam hosts symposium on Indigenous Futures

Speakers from all over the world are coming to Winnipeg to discuss Indigenous art, media, scholarship, and cultural innovation from around the globe from November 28 – December 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Communicating Climate Change – a unique internship

Finding practical ways to tackle and talk about climate change is keeping three students busy this winter and spring. Caitlin McVicker, Maureen Hanlon and Avery Letkemann are interning with The City of Winnipeg’s Climate Action Stakeholder Group which is helping to develop a city-wide climate action plan. For Caitlin, who is studying business and rhetoric, …Read more >