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A biologist and a mathematician unite for cancer research

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Shailly Varma Shrivastav and UManitoba mathematician Dr. Stéphanie Portet with their team have been working together on novel regulatory aspects of proteins involved in cancer.

UWinnipeg prof competes at world archery championships

Dr. Charles Wong of the Department of Chemistry and Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences excels not only in the classroom and research laboratory, but also on the range.  Dr. Wong recently represented the United States at the World Archery Masters Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland (held August 14-18, 2018). This inaugural event fielded 356 athletes …Read more >

Photos: Star Blanket mural unveiled at Helen Betty Osborne building

The University of Winnipeg community, along with Synonym Art Consultation, unveiled the Star Blanket mural on the Helen Betty Osborne building on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

Active research programs attract postdoctoral fellows to campus

A number of postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) are currently working on research at The University of Winnipeg — in a variety of disciplines, ranging from chemistry and math to political science, biology, and geography. PDFs are individuals who have completed a doctoral degree — a PhD — and are training further in a particular field. They …Read more >

ERDE grad takes top prize in national essay contest

Chukwudi Ezeani, a recent graduate of the Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE), won the top prize in the 2018 Progressive Economics Forum (PEF) essay contest. Ezeani competed in the graduate student category for his paper The Effect of Deregulation on the Cost of Electricity in the United States. Papers in …Read more >

Indigenous Leadership Math Campers Graduate

On Friday, August 10, a group of 25 children in grades 1-3 graduated from this summer’s first session of Indigenous Math Leadership Camp at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. The two-week camp is offered for free to community youth and is designed to help increase mathematical literacy while also engaging Indigenous culture. Student activities include …Read more >

Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s …Read more >

YouthUnited@Winnipeg completes successful second year

Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program.

Jarita Greyeyes is California dreaming

Jarita Greyeyes, Acting Associate Vice President of Indigenous Affairs and Director of Community Learning and Engagement, is heading to Stanford University to pursue her PhD in in Race, Inequality and Language in Education.

2018 August long weekend hours

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed for Terry Fox Day on Monday, August 6, 2018 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. These closures include the Axworthy Health & RecPlex, all Diversity Foods restaurants, Library and Starbucks.   Exceptions: Garbonzos open from 4:00 pm  – 10:00 pm. Stella’s Cafe and …Read more >