Awards

Two UWinnipeg campus projects highlighted at City Access awards

Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons noted for accessibility features The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has developed two building projects which today are receiving City of Winnipeg Access awards. Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons are both included in the “Circle of Merit” category which singles out projects that incorporate accessibility and universal design. …Read more >

Nine UWinnipeg folks selected as CBC Future 40 finalists

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates the following for being singled out by CBC Manitoba as leaders in its 2017 Future 40 campaign. Andrew Kaplan – BA 2003 Andrew has been shaping the lives of students in many different ways throughout his career. Mr. Kaplan’s energy and passion act to inspire and educate his students …Read more >

UWinnipeg instructor earns fellowship to study paleoart in England

UWinnipeg alumna and instructor Dr. Sarah Bezan is heading across the pond in January to begin a two-year fellowship at the University of Sheffield’s Animal Studies Research Centre in England thanks to a prestigious award. Bezan was recently selected as a Newton International Fellow, which is given annually to 40 early stage post-doctoral researchers from …Read more >

Supporting Indigenous research

New UWinnipeg award provides up to $25,000 to faculty member WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum as the inaugural Indigenous Research Scholar Award recipient (UWIRSA). Dr. McCallum, Professor (History), intends to use the research funds to pursue several projects, including completion of a volume on Indigenous …Read more >

UWinnipeg film director wins significant award for The Last Ride

The Last Ride was recently selected as the Jury Awards Best Canadian Documentary Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). The Director is Rick Skene, University of Winnipeg associate professor, Department of Theatre and Film. It is now eligible for an Oscar. The documentary is the story of music icon Errol “C-Weed” Ranville, his …Read more >

Campus sustainability awards to be given at convocation

UWinnipeg honours two campus sustainability champions, Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick and Alana Lajoie-O’Malley, for their meritorious contributions to campus sustainability at the 2017 Autumn Convocation.

Faculty and staff are honoured at Autumn Convocation

UWinnipeg will honour Dr. Narad Rampersad with the Erica and Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship; and Barbara Read will receive the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service at the 2017 Autumn Convocation.

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Annie McBay

McBay graduates from a 4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture with an impressive academic and research track record. She has consistently produced high quality research papers while maintaining a strong grade point average.

Dr. Goodall receives Honorary Doctorate, signs MOU with UWinnipeg

Goodall and UWinnipeg partnership promotes Roots & Shoots education Photo: Dr. Annette Trimbee, Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Carlos Colorado – staff photo WINNIPEG, MB – Carrying her favourite stuffed chimpanzee, “Mr. H,” Jane Goodall today received an Honorary Doctor of Laws at a special ceremony over the noon hour at The University of Winnipeg to …Read more >

Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award at autumn convocation

The UWinnipeg Alumni Association Council is proud to recognize Andi Sharma (MPA 13) with its Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the Autumn Convocation on Friday, October 13. As a policy analyst with the Government of Manitoba’s Indigenous and Northern Relations Healthy Foods Initiative, Sharma is internationally recognized for her forward-thinking research into …Read more >