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Queer Cocktails photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg kick started Pride week with an inaugural Queer Cocktail Party. UWinnipeg wants to thank everyone who came out to show their pride.

UN trip helps UWinnipeg student give voice to Indigenous issues

Jazmin Alfaro is passionate about oral history and the authentic stories of Indigenous people. As a Masters student in UWinnipeg’s Indigenous Governance program, in April she attended a unique workshop with 17 other delegates from around the world in New York City offered by the United Nations. “I believe in participatory research that is action-oriented, …Read more >

UWinnipeg bat lab gets financial boost to help save bats

The University of Winnipeg Bat Lab was awarded $148,406.80, over three years, from the Species at Risk Fund of Ontario to support innovative bat conservation research to help combat white-nose syndrome (WNS).

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 >

National conference highlights refugee research; child soldier keynote

         WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting a national conference from July 12 to 15, 2017 where results from a three-year study led by UWinnipeg on refugee youth will be the main theme. The conference will also feature keynote speaker, Ishmael Beah, former child soldier from Sierra Leone and best-selling …Read more >

UWinnipeg student selected for feminist art residency in Toronto

UWinnipeg student and self-taught artist Christina Hajjar is in Toronto, ON, for a two-week residency with the Feminist Art Conference to work on her scholarly art project titled ‘Iterations of Home, a multidisciplinary, multi-media project reflecting on her Lebanese-Canadian identity’.

UWinnipeg honours the 2017 Retirees

The University of Winnipeg will honour its retirees at a reception on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Riddell Hall at 2:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.

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.

Dr. Sandy O’Sullivan keynote lecturer for Museum Queeries workshop

UWinnipeg welcomes Wiradjuri researcher Dr. Sandy O’Sullivan, (Batchelor Institute, Northern Territory of Australia), to deliver the keynote lecture that opens the Museum Queeries: Intersectional Interventions into Museum Cultures and Practices workshop, that runs from June 2-4, 2017. O’Sullivan’s lecture is on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm in Eckhardt Gramatté, This is free and open to the public.

Victoria Day Closure

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. This closure includes The Duckworth Centre,  Axworthy Health and RecPlex, and Diversity Foods. Exceptions: Garbonzo’s  Open Monday from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm Stella’s Open Monday from 7:00 am to 12:00 am