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Board of Regents receives new responsible investing policy

 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents this evening received a new  policy to guide endowments.  Created and approved by UWinnipeg’s Foundation, the responsible investing policy commits to establishing a renewable energy investment fund ie: a “green fund” as a new option for investors. Following months of internal and external consultations and …Read more >

Spotlight on Biology

The study of biology encompasses any manifestation of life, from the DNA molecule to the interactions of organisms within the various ecosystems of the earth. This broad discipline includes the subject areas of botany, zoology, microbiology, ecology, genetics, and molecular biology. Studies lead to a Bachelor of Science (3-Year, 4-Year, or Honours) with a major …Read more >

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 >

Learning about Indigenous foods in the field

As a part of The University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Food Systems field course, a group of ten UWinnipeg students has just returned from Fisher River Cree Nation where they learned how to catch and process fish, among other skills. From May 23 to 27, 2017, the students collaborated with Charles Sinclair School students and teachers …Read more >

Let’s Talk Science Camp volunteers needed

Hundreds of kids from inner-city schools are set to converge on The University of Winnipeg next month to participate in fun, hands-on science activities. The annual summer day-camp is organized in collaboration with UWinnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science Outreach Program and the Boys and Girls Club of Canada’s Community School Investigators (CSI) Summer Learning Program. Roughly …Read more >

Pride Parade photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg’s Pride Parade committee comes from a cross section of departments from all around campus that included faculty, staff and administrators that helped plan the event to celebrate Pride at UWinnipeg. Check out the parade photos.

Meet UWinnipeg’s 2017 Spring Convocation valedictorians

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Adrienne Tessier, Bethany Maclean, and Geneva Athena Cloutis who will serve as valedictorians at the 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies.

The Dr. Neil Besner retirement photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg hosted a farewell party for Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice President, Academic. These are just some of the photos taken at the event.

New French placement test aims to boost student success

Are you interested in studying French at UWinnipeg, but aren’t sure how your current language skills will translate at a post-secondary level? The University’s French Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures has created a new placement test to help ensure student success. This new French Placement Test will match incoming students …Read more >

UWinnipeg student seeks ‘clean room’ in France

University of Winnipeg student Kelsey Duncan heads to Grenoble to attend a summer program at the prestigious Grenoble Institute of Technology/Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble.