Anniversary – 50

Icelandic community paper focuses on UWinnipeg

The latest issue of Lögberg-Heimskringla, a newspaper that covers news, people, and events in the Icelandic community of North America and Iceland, features The University of Winnipeg, its founding colleges, and the Icelandic community in Manitoba. Nearly half of the September 15 issue is devoted to this history. UWinnipeg coverage in the edition includes: • …Read more >

It’s Charter Day! Happy 50th UWinnipeg!

WINNIPEG, MB – The Monkees, Petula Clark, Frankie Valli, Diana Ross and the Supremes…this is the soundtrack to 1967 topping Billboard, as The University of Winnipeg officially became a university. The signing of our University Charter by Premier Duff Roblin occurred on Friday, September 15, 1967. At the time, our total student population was 3,008, …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s history comes to life

As The University of Winnipeg celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, UWinnipeg Archives has launched three digital resources that illustrate the institution’s history of the past 50 years. The Archives has gained entry into the Google Cultural Institute.  Access to the Institute allows the Archives to upload digital content to this dynamic platform, make our …Read more >

A step towards reconciliation

The Indigenous Course Requirement came into effect for all new undergraduate students in September 2016. Read about the initiative’s first year.

A vision for arts and culture downtown

Harry Strub is a psychology professor and music aficionado who arrived at United College 1966, one year before UWinnipeg was established. Read about Strub in this article originally published in UWinnipeg Magazine.

Pioneering appreciation for young people’s texts and cultures

The faculty profile on Dr. Mavis Reimer was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Dr. Annette Trimbee focused on Strategic Directions

This Q & A with Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor of UWinnipeg, was originally published in the 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Still downtown, no longer underground

Launched in 1963, UWinnipeg’s on-campus radio station has a rich history of offering students and the community a unique opportunity to express ideas and discover new music heard nowhere else on Winnipeg’s airwaves.

A rich history of fine art appreciation

Fine art objects have been acquired by The University of Winnipeg and its founding colleges for more than 100 years. Learn about the history of Gallery 1C03 in this article originally published in the 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

A Living Test Tube: Examining fifty years as an urban university

Fifty years ago, a small downtown campus called United College received a charter and became The University of Winnipeg. Read this article from our commemorative edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.