Awards

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 >

Diversity Foods a leader in North America – Sierra Club magazine

The University of Winnipeg and Vermont’s Sterling College are tied for number one spot in Sierra Magazine’s Cool Schools 2017 ranking in the food category, out of 227 undergraduate colleges and universities in North America which participated. Diversity Foods was founded as a partnership between UWinnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation and SEED Winnipeg in 2009 to …Read more >

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 >