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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.

Retiree’s Reception Photo Gallery

Family, friends, and colleagues celebrated this year’s retirees at a reception on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Riddell Hall.  The list of retirees include (in alphabetical order): Per Brask, Leonard Cann, James Christie, Lenna Glade, Patty Hawkins, James Henderson, Wendy Josephson, Jacqueline Mikolash, Allen Mills, Sheila Page, Dr. Eleoussa Polyzoi, Brian Rice, Dawn Rittberg, Lesley …Read more >

The Weak Side of the Proton

UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is one of the Canadian researchers that played a major role in an international collaboration that has gained new insight into the most elusive of the four fundamental forces in nature, the weak force.

Jr. Wesmen teams book nationals berths

A pair of Junior Wesmen volleyball teams have booked their spots in the top tier of the club national championships later this month. The Jr. Wesmen 18U boys team won the provincial gold medal last weekend in Brandon, while the Jr. Wesmen 18U girls team battled to a bronze-medal finish, ensuring they will compete in …Read more >

Long Service Awards Photo Gallery

On Thursday, May 3, The University of Winnipeg recognized long serving faculty and staff members at its annual Long Service Awards celebration. Click through the slideshow above to see a few photos from the event. You can find a full list of all the 2018 honourees here.