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Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie use biostatistics to improve the world of medicine

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie are changing the world with biostatistics. The University of Winnipeg graduates — each with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics — said their passion for biostatistics stems from a love of math and medicine. Both sisters credit UWinnipeg’s undergraduate years for allowing them to transition to grad …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s chemistry department celebrates student achievements

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Chemistry hosted their annual Student Awards Night on Tuesday, November 13. The awards were presented by faculty members during an evening that celebrated the academic achievements of chemistry and biochemistry students. This year 26 scholarships were awarded at all levels of study. The department was honoured to host Dr. …Read more >

Bob Silver receives 2018 Duff Roblin Award

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Bob Silver — University Chancellor, UWinnipeg Foundation Board Member, and community leader — with the 2018 Duff Roblin Award in recognition of his contributions to education and community through visionary business leadership, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Silver will be honoured at the 12th annual Duff Roblin Award Dinner on …Read more >

UWinnipeg recognizes community engagement & sustainability at Convocation

Dr. Lee Anne Block will receive the Campus Sustainability Recognition Award, and Dr. Jino Distasio will be given the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service at the upcoming autumn convocation.

Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University of Manitoba, and …Read more >

Supporting Indigenous success – National Indigenous Peoples Day

New $7,500 award supports science studies for Indigenous Masters students WINNIPEG, MB – When Mark Abotossaway left his reserve community in Ontario to pursue post-secondary studies in Winnipeg, he was unprepared for the culture shock of moving to a place where everything felt different. Although he was a strong student at home, he also found …Read more >

UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science gets national recognition

The University of Winnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science team has been nationally recognized for its science outreach work in Manitoba and across the country. At the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards earlier this month, UWinnipeg site coordinator Michelle Trudel received The David Colcleugh Leadership Award for her exceptional leadership and ability to inspire others to create positive …Read more >

Spence Street renamed Marsha Hanen Way

The University of Winnipeg has renamed a prominent corridor on campus to recognize the distinguished legacy of Dr. Marsha Hanen — the University’s first female President and Vice-Chancellor.

Wesmen winners at Volleyball Manitoba awards

Two future Wesmen, a former Wesmen, and a Junior Wesmen were among the big winners Sunday at the annual Volleyball Manitoba Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet. U of W men’s team commit Nigel Nielsen was named the province’s 18U boys player of the year after an award-winning campaign in both high school and club …Read more >

Janet Walker to receive Distinguished Alumni award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Janet Walker as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the morning of Thursday, June 14 (9:30 am). Janet Walker completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English …Read more >