Awards

Recognizing Bob Kozminski with Duff Roblin Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Dr. R.M (Bob) Kozminski, at the 2017 Duff Roblin Award Dinner, to be held Thursday, October 26, at The Fort Garry Hotel. The Duff Roblin Award recognizes outstanding Manitobans for their commitment to education and community. An alumnus of The University of Winnipeg (BA …Read more >

Two UWinnipeg students win $10,000 scholarships

Two University of Winnipeg students have received significant scholarships towards their postsecondary education from Gerdau North America — a steel manufacturer with a mill in Winnipeg. Robyn Grahame and Lisa McFadzean are two of only 15 students in Canada and the United States to receive the $10,000 prize. The award is open to all children …Read more >

Jane Goodall to receive Honorary Doctorate on September 29

The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce that renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws at a special ceremony to be held on Friday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. in Convocation Hall. Dr. Goodall inspired a capacity crowd at UWinnipeg in September 2015 as the second speaker in The …Read more >

Academic advisor earns distinguished award

Since arriving in Winnipeg from the war-torn country of South Sudan, David Atem has made an impact on the lives of countless immigrant students at The University of Winnipeg. For his work as a passionate academic advisor and tireless community supporter, Atem has received Menno Simons College’s (MSC) 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. When he graduated …Read more >

Graduate Awards photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg celebrated some of the University’s finest students at a Graduation Award Reception on Wednesday, June 14 in Convocation Hall that included award and medal winners, their family, and friends. Check out the photos from this festive event.

GESA Eco-Grant winner earns Campus Sustainability Award

A knowledgeable and engaged environmental advocate, fourth-year science student Rebecca Pedneault has earned The University of Winnipeg’s 2017 Campus Sustainability Award for her contributions to campus waste reduction. Earlier this year, Pedneault introduced a campus-wide plastic bag recycling program designed to expand UWinnipeg’s comprehensive recycling program and educate the University community on environmentally-friendly bag disposal. …Read more >

Jan Stewart receives RJ Cochrane award – CBC feature

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Dr. Jan Stewart, Professor, Faculty of Education, who is being awarded the RJ Cochrane award.  CBC Manitoba presents a feature story here.

Marlys Koschinsky to receive Distinguished Alumni Award in June

  The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Dr. Marlys Koschinsky, alumna of both The Collegiate and The University of Winnipeg, as the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni award. As the Scientific and Executive Director of the Robarts Research Institute, Koschinsky is internationally renowned for her innovative research into lipoproteins and cardiovascular …Read more >

Longtime Library staffer awarded Stars of Spence Street Prize

Over the course of 34 years, John Dobson has worked in nearly every department of the Library. UWinnipeg will present Dosbson with the Stars of Spence Street Prize at this year’s Spring Convocation.

UWinnipeg professor wins math education prize

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Anna Stokke (mathematics and statistics) has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Education Prize for her education advocacy in mathematics.