UWinnipeg assists redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue

Improved Opportunities for Education, More Affordable Housing for the North End photo: Rob Neufeld, North End Community Renewal Corporation; community activist Michael Champagne; Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Minister Kevin Chief; Premier Greg Selinger; community leader Kathy Mallet The Manitoba government is investing $11.1 million to support the redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel into a mixed-use education …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Board of Regents approves 2014-2015 operating budget

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents this evening approved an Operating Budget of $120 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. This year’s budget maintains UWinnipeg’s academic strength and faculty positions and assumes stable enrollment for domestic students, and strong growth for international students. UWinnipeg currently has approximately 10,000 students. This budget reflects …Read more >

Community Stage named after Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

    Dr. Lloyd Axworthy with his wife Denise Ommanney and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West End BIZ at Saigon Park (Ellice Avenue between Spence and Balmoral) Mayor Sam Katz was joined today by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West …Read more >

National Aboriginal Day – Message from Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

Every Tuesday evening, 50 to 70 people gather on our campus in a multi-generational Pow Wow Club. It is a rich and colourful community celebration and a vivid reminder that The University of Winnipeg is located on Treaty One land, in the heart of the Metis Nation, a treaty that promises educational opportunities for First …Read more >


Donation includes reams of records and photographs documenting Dr. Lloyd Axworthy’s career as a politician, diplomat and academic  UW RELEASE – 2014/110 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, June 19, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Archives is now home to a valuable selection of records and photographs spanning the career of Dr. Lloyd …Read more >

First issue of UWINNIPEG magazine available online

The University of Winnipeg’s newly revamped flagship publication is now available online. The newly-rebranded UWINNIPEG Magazine (formerly The Journal) highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. Hard copies will be available on campus this week, and also will be distributed by mail to UWinnipeg alumni and donors. The inaugural issue contains a …Read more >

In Conversation with Lloyd Axworthy: Reflections on UWinnipeg

Every person in the UWinnipeg community has witnessed the growth and transformation spearheaded by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy during his decade of exceptional service to The University of Winnipeg as President and Vice-Chancellor. Upon his retirement, Dr. Axworthy sat down with Communications Officer Megan Benedictson to reflect. Here is their conversation: Part 1: The Spirit Of UWinnipeg Part 2: …Read more >

Local community Pow Wow honours Axworthy legacy

Photo: Sharon Redsky, Manager Wii Chiiwaakanak; Dr. Lloyd Axworthy; Denise Ommanney  and Pow Wow Club youth- June 3, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB –More than 60 community residents who frequent The University of Winnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre came together for an evening of celebration to honour  Dr. Lloyd Axworthy’s ten years of dedicated service in advancing …Read more >

Canadian Landmine Foundation annual meeting at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) will hold its annual meeting at The University of Winnipeg from May 31 to June 1, 2014. The event will be hosted by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor at UWinnipeg, who is a board member of CLMF. Recent heavy flooding in Bosnia has loosened and scattered …Read more >

5th Annual ‘I Heart UWinnipeg’ Dinner Raises More Than $240,000

WINNIPEG, MB – More than $240,000 was raised for The University of Winnipeg’s Opportunity Fund at the 2014 I Heart UWinnipeg dinner on May 21, 2014, the last fundraising dinner before Dr. Lloyd Axworthy retires as President and Vice-Chancellor. At the dinner an Opportunity Fund bursary was established in the name of Dr. Axworthy and …Read more >