News Archives

Crossings Volume II launches this month

UWinnipeg is launching its exciting peer-reviewed, academic student journal Crossings Volume II, on Monday, February 26 from 1:30-3:00 pm in Convocation Hall. This event is free and all are welcomed to attend.

2018 Louis Riel Day Closures

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate are closed for Louis Riel Day, Monday, February 19, 2018 and will reopen on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. This includes the Duckworth and the Axworthy Health and RecPlex as it is closed to the public for an Ultimate frisbee event. Exceptions Elements – 599 Portage Ave Open from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm …Read more >

Lineup for UWinnipeg’s annual Middle East Week unveiled

UWinnipeg presents its annual Middle East Week from February 26 – March 2, 2018 on campus. All events are open to the public.

UWinnipeg’s 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg is excited to present Dr. Méira Cook as its 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. She will give her Carol Shields Distinguished Lecture ‘Fin in the Water: An Only Slightly Dangerous Glimpse Beneath the Surface’ this Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to all.

Statement from Dr. Annette Trimbee in support of Indigenous community

The University of Winnipeg is committed to creating safer spaces for students and community members, particularly Indigenous peoples. Like many across the country, we in the UWinnipeg community are saddened by the needless loss of young lives and futures, including Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine. Tina was a member of the community in which we …Read more >

A film on revitalizing Lord Selkirk Park – free screening

The Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies invites all to a free public screening of A Good Place to Live, followed by a Q and A discussion with Lord Selkirk Park community members and Professor Jim Silver.  Directed by Ian Mauro and Jim Silver, the film about Lord Selkirk Place, a public housing initiative in …Read more >

Wesmen donate memorabilia to UWinnipeg Archives

The UWinnipeg Archives and Record Centre is sporting a new collection of Wesmen memorabilia thanks to a large donation from the Athletics Department.

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

80 Métis students receive Louis Riel bursaries for 2017-2018 WINNIPEG, MB –As we approach Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate the achievements of 80 Métis students who have received Louis Riel bursaries for this academic year.  Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis …Read more >

Celebrating academic excellence – Anthropology

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Ivan Roksandic (Associate Professor, Anthropology) whose book, Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, has recently been recognized by Choice as a 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Titles award. Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, edited by Ivan Roksandic, includes chapters by Ivan Roksandic, Mirjana Roksandic (Professor, Anthropology), Yadira Chinique des …Read more >

The people you meet on campus: Physical Plant

Meet some of UWinnpeg’s Physical Plant team. They are literally the Jack of all trades, and masters of all on our campus.