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Senators host public forum on refugees Oct 24

Two Canadian Senators, the Honourable Jim Munson and the Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, are hosting a free, public event at The University of Winnipeg titled Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story. Presented by the Department of Political Science at UWinnipeg, this is a community conversation and everyone is welcome. WHEN:     Tuesday, October 24  (coffee …Read more >

Everyone welcome to mural making event

Everyone is invited to witness and participate in a unique “live” art project which will result in a permanent mural display on The University of Winnipeg’s campus. Commissioned by UWinnipeg and Canada’s National Arts Centre, Ojibwe multi-media visual artist Jessica Canard is designing a mural called Connecting Communities, to bring together people from different backgrounds …Read more >

Ultra-cold neutron research heats up at UWinnipeg with $15.7 million

UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is trying to solve the mystery of the universe with a team of international partners thanks to mulit-million dollar funding.

Supporting Indigenous research

New UWinnipeg award provides up to $25,000 to faculty member WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum as the inaugural Indigenous Research Scholar Award recipient (UWIRSA). Dr. McCallum, Professor (History), intends to use the research funds to pursue several projects, including completion of a volume on Indigenous …Read more >

Global College alum shares Prime Minister’s office for a day

Last week, 23-year-old UWinnipeg Global College graduate, Breanne Lavallee-Heckert, got a chance to test drive her dream job: Prime Minister of Canada.

UWinnipeg prof partners on new LGBTQI2S school survey

       Egale Canada to undertake second national inquiry of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Canadian schools Egale Canada today announced that, following a successful and revealing first national school climate survey, it will be partnering once again with Dr. Catherine Taylor and Dr. Tracey Peter to do a second national inquiry on the state of …Read more >

International Day of the Girl celebrated at Wii Chiiwaakanak

The Manitoba government is recognizing International Day of the Girl with a girls’ coding event at the University of Winnipeg, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “By observing International Day of the Girl, we are increasing awareness of the inequality girls face girls worldwide based on their …Read more >

UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

UWinnipeg bat team gets $305,000 boost to help defeat the spread of White-nose syndrome (WNS) in North America.

UWinnipeg film director wins significant award for The Last Ride

The Last Ride was recently selected as the Jury Awards Best Canadian Documentary Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). The Director is Rick Skene, University of Winnipeg associate professor, Department of Theatre and Film. It is now eligible for an Oscar. The documentary is the story of music icon Errol “C-Weed” Ranville, his …Read more >

Snack foods book launch Oct 10

Chips, cheezies or chocolate? We all have our favourite go-to snack foods. On October 10 at 7:00 pm, a new book will be launched at McNally Robinson that explores the unique history of Canadian snack foods. Dr. Janis Thiessen is an associate professor of History and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at the …Read more >