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Eighth Annual PACE Cultural Evening a great success

Attendees at UWinnipeg’s eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening enjoyed Filipino ballads, Punjabi song and dance, traditional Japanese drumming, a Bachati dance performance and more in a fun lively celebration of multiculturalism in Canada.

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research grants

The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Exploring the impact of winter climate change

Dr. Nora Casson has been appointed as a co-director of UWinnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre, joining environmental scientist Dr. Ian Mauro and climatologist Danny Blair.

UWinnipeg business student recognized with national scholarship

Samarah McRorie is one of 10 university business students from across Canada to receive the Futures Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership. She’ll be accepting the award at a gala dinner in Toronto on February 6.

UWinnipeg researchers collaborate on discovery of 6,000-year-old skeleton

Three University of Winnipeg professors recently published research on the oldest known burial from the Caribbean coast after the discovery of ancestral remains of a nearly 6,000-year-old Nicaraguan Indigenous woman.

Blanket ceremony honours UWinnipeg’s Indigenous language faculty

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

Career Fair 2019

It was a full house at the Duckworth Centre’s David F. Anderson Gymnasium on Thursday for The University of Winnipeg’s annual Career Fair. Students connected with recruiters from a variety of companies, organizations, and university programs to find out about potential careers, part-time jobs, and volunteer opportunities. There was also a two-hour speed networking event …Read more >

2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Garry Thomas Morse

Poet, novelist, and editor Garry Thomas Morse is UWinnipeg’s 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence.

Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, …Read more >

Eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening celebrates diversity

The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) is hosting their eighth annual Cultural Evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) on Friday, January 18 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.