Anniversary – 50

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.

Commemorative issue of UWinnipeg magazine now available

The Spring 2017 issue of UWINNIPEG Magazine is now available online. The latest edition of UWinnipeg’s flagship publication is a special 48-page commemorative issue that features archival imagery and articles that highlight the history of institutional hallmarks such as the Wesmen Classic, Gallery 1C03, and our evolving urban footprint — along with research news, profiles, alumni …Read more >

Alumna Katherena Vermette wins top literary award

 The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to alumna Katherena Vermette, who this weekend won several prestigious literary awards. Her novel The Break, published by House of Anansi Press, won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year at the 29th annual Manitoba Book Awards, also winning the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction as well as …Read more >

Spring and Summer Institutes offered for 2017

_______________________________ Material Culture in Northern Plains Indigenous History – July 2017 Dr. Roland Bohr, Professor, Department of History, offered through the Winnipeg Education Centre, Access Program Based on oral history, archaeology, and material culture, students in this course explore ways in which Indigenous and European technologies complement each other. The second half of the course …Read more >

Campus Romance Stories – Thanks for sharing the love

In honour of Valentine’s Day and The University of Winnipeg’s 50th anniversary, we asked students, staff, faculty, and alumni to share their campus romance stories with us on social media. To read a few of the love-ly submissions here.

Celebrating 30 years of art at UWinnipeg

Award winning filmmaker Guy Maddin returns to his alma mater for Gallery 1C03 30th anniversary to participate in Moving Images, an exhibition of 23 short films and videos created by artists affiliated with The University of Winnipeg on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Wesmen Classic Set To Celebrate 50 Years

For 50 years the annual “Holiday Tradition” has showcased the best Men’s Basketball and High School Boy’s tournaments. The Classic holds a special place in the hearts of local sports fans, both as a holiday meeting place and to catch up with old friends.

New Wes Lee coyote one nimble and happy mascot

WINNIPEG, MB – To much fanfare and applause, a new and improved Wes Lee Coyote emerged from his den today, just in time to help celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary Wesmen Classic. The old Wes Lee, who was 105 in coyote years, served The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Teams with good cheer and loyalty, attending …Read more >