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UWinnipeg’s MDP earns Cando certification

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando), has approved MDP graduates to also obtain Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer certification. This gives UWinnipeg graduates a competitive advantage if they want to work with Indigenous communities in Canada.

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam hosts symposium on Indigenous Futures

Speakers from all over the world are coming to Winnipeg to discuss Indigenous art, media, scholarship, and cultural innovation from around the globe from November 28 – December 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Communicating Climate Change – a unique internship

Finding practical ways to tackle and talk about climate change is keeping three students busy this winter and spring. Caitlin McVicker, Maureen Hanlon and Avery Letkemann are interning with The City of Winnipeg’s Climate Action Stakeholder Group which is helping to develop a city-wide climate action plan. For Caitlin, who is studying business and rhetoric, …Read more >

UWinnipeg professor leading Healing Forest Project in North End

It’s one of the oldest parks in Winnipeg, and thanks to the efforts of a UWinnipeg professor and community leaders, St. John’s Park will now be home to a new memorial for Indigenous children lost to the residential school system and outdoor learning place. Titled the Healing Forest Project, the “living memorial” will be a …Read more >

UWinnipeg researchers participate in Indigenous Health Symposium

On Wednesday, November 22 and Thursday, November 23, two UWinnipeg researchers are presenting at the 5th annual Indigenous Health Symposium, Looking Forward, Pushing Back: Research, Resistance, Resurgence, hosted by the University of Manitoba. Keynote Speakers: Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 am Dr. Mary Jane McCallum & Dr. Scott de Groot White Supremacy and Indigenous Health …Read more >

Margaret Sweatman’s Fox gets a refresh

UWinnipeg’s award winning writer, Margaret Sweatman is launching a new edition of her book FOX, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm, at McNally Booksellers.

Passing of Nolan Caribou

It is with great sadness that The University of Winnipeg community mourns the sudden death of alumnus Nolan Caribou while in service with the Canadian Armed Forces. Nolan was well known and liked on campus especially within the close-knit community at the Aboriginal Student Services Center.  He graduated in autumn 2017 with a Bachelor of …Read more >

UWinnipeg students study Transcona Library reuse options

The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) has begun researching possible reuse options for the existing Transcona Library through a new partnership funded by a Transcona Ward allocation. “Winnipeg has many great post-secondary institutions located across the City; however, no such public institutions are presently located in North East Winnipeg,” said Russ Wyatt, …Read more >

Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

Enhanced campus safety – message for students

ENHANCED CAMPUS SAFETY – Monday, November 13, 2017 Your safety is extremely important to us. Effective immediately, you will a notice more security patrols as we have increased our guard complement by one third throughout the day and evening hours. Experienced guards will be stationed at the Lockhart Hall entrance (at the Ellice Avenue doors) …Read more >