Anniversary – 50

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

___________________________________ Indigenous Ethnobotany – July and August Shailesh Shukla, Indigenous Studies Pre-requisite: IS-1015, IS-3012/ANTH-3170 or permission of Instructor – and love for plants! After very encouraging response from students in last three years, this course is offered for a fourth year. Students participate and learn about the 50 medicinal, nutritional and cultural uses of plants from …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 >

2017 is UWinnipeg’s 50th Anniversary!

“Hoopla” event kicks off The University of Winnipeg’s milestone year of celebration in 2017. The UWinnipeg community is proudly celebrating 50 years of nurturing talent