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UWinnipeg makes tough budget choices

UWINNIPEG MAKES TOUGH CHOICES AS PROVINCIAL FUNDING DROPS BY 0.9% Operating Budget enhances student financial support, maintains academic core, reduces administration and support staff costs WINNIPEG, MB – This evening, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget of $143 million for 2018-2019. The budget is balanced as required by provincial legislation. …Read more >

Community celebrates grand opening of Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Guided by Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan, involving countless hours of community conversations and consultations, it is a dream seven years in the making: Today Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub that is transforming the iconic intersection of Selkirk Avenue and Andrews Street in Winnipeg’s North End, officially …Read more >

UWinnipeg chemist is touring like a rock star

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Christopher Wiebe is a chemist on demand this spring. He has five stops on his knowledge mobilization tour.

Youth United@Winnipeg — education, community, reconciliation

Innovative program aimed at building bridges  – read the Winnipeg Free Press story here. WINNIPEG, MB – Beginning next week, twenty University of Winnipeg students will come together in Winnipeg’s North End to spend the summer learning and working in community organizations, in an innovative program called YouthUnited@Winnipeg. In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, …Read more >

The Manitoba Metis Federation will match your donation!

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>&lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&gt;&lt;/span&gt; Help support Métis students at UWinnipeg. The Manitoba Metis Federation will MATCH your donation 2 to 1. The University of Winnipeg Foundation has just launched an exciting crowd funding campaign with the Manitoba Metis Federation. …Read more >

Queen Elizabeth II Scholar talks science

Animated, articulate and bright, Apurva Bhardwaj who is originally from India, is currently a Queen Elizabeth II Scholar at UWinnipeg. She recently earned the Let’s Talk Science Volunteer Award.

Building community through plants

The Department of Biology’s 3rd annual Plant Giveaway takes place Wednesday, May 16 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Manitoba government provides $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre

This funding was announced by Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires today, with the reveal of, a new section of the Climate Atlas devoted to agriculture to coincide with Earth Day (Sunday, April 22.

MAIG grad headed to prestigious sustainable development summit

UWinnipeg alumna and Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance graduate Brielle Beaudin-Reimer is one of 40 young leaders invited to participate in the prestigious Generation SDG Summit hosted by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) from April 21-25. The Generation SDG Summit brings together voices from different disciplines, generations (half of the participants are under 30), and …Read more >

Merchants Corner – Grand Opening – Everyone welcome April 28

A Community’s Vision Comes To Life. Join us at this new community hub at 541 Selkirk Avenue. Saturday, April 28, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Come and go; light refreshments 11:30 am – 12:30 noon: Greetings and remarks 12:30 pm – Media Tour Everyone is welcome! An exceptionally exciting development has come to life …Read more >