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Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

Cameron Lozinski has big plans for Indigenous language revitalization in Canada — and he’s going to start by developing an app that will make his ancestral language more accessible.

Historic “Human Rights Table” gifted to UWinnipeg

Today the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, located at the Forks draws almost 300,000 visitors annually from across Canada and further afield. Yet a decade ago, it was just a dream. Izzy Asper’s vision and passion, and many hours of conversation, brought that dream to life. Those early conversations happened around the Asper boardroom table, …Read more >

2018 Victoria Day Closure

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. This closure includes The Duckworth Centre,  Axworthy Health and RecPlex, and Diversity Foods. Exceptions: Garbonzo’s  Open Monday, May 21, 2018  from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Stella’s Open Monday, May 21, 2018 …Read more >

UWinnipeg prepares educators for success in Manitoba 

The University of Winnipeg is renowned for producing exceptional teachers who are ready to shape young Manitoba minds. And they’re also adept at addressing the challenges of those who hail from the inner city. Since the inception of two unique teacher education programs at UWinnipeg in 1998 — one that combines a bachelor of arts …Read more >

2018 Arts awards in teaching and research announced

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual  Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Faculty Excellence in Research Awards.

Honouring Excellence and Achievement at Spring Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to highlight eight exceptional members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Spring Convocation celebration, which will take place on June 14 and 15. Personifying excellence and achievement, the eight individuals to receive commendation are Linda Dietrick, Beverly Fehr, Colin Goff, Tanis Kolisnyk, Jeremy Leathers, Inga …Read more >

Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at …Read more >

Destination Steinbach: food history truck ready to roll

People can register now to share food stories, recipes Dr. Janis Thiessen is hitting the road to ask Manitobans in the Steinbach area to share their food histories and family recipes and she’s inviting people to register now to participate. Thiessen, Associate Professor (History) and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at The University of …Read more >

The 2018 El-Tassi Lecture features Marina Nemat

Nemat is a former teenage Iranian political prisoner. She will be speaking on campus on on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. This event is free and open to the public.

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Relearning a family language, teaching others, learning how to pray — the reasons for taking part in UWinnipeg’s summer 2017 Learn to Speak Ojibwe program were as diverse as the students.