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UWinnipeg instructor earns fellowship to study paleoart in England

UWinnipeg alumna and instructor Dr. Sarah Bezan is heading across the pond in January to begin a two-year fellowship at the University of Sheffield’s Animal Studies Research Centre in England thanks to a prestigious award. Bezan was recently selected as a Newton International Fellow, which is given annually to 40 early stage post-doctoral researchers from …Read more >

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 >

Knowledge mobilization making an impact

UWinnipeg is pleased to announce the inaugural grant recipients of the Knowledge Mobilization Community Impact Program.

UWinnipeg students smashing homelessness through video game tournament

Challenger approaching… in the fight to smash homelessness! The University of Winnipeg Business Administration Students’ Association, in partnership with the school’s 5 Days of Homeless team, will be holding a Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament this Sunday, Oct. 22 in support of Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc. (RaY). The tournament takes place on main campus, and will include …Read more >

Federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform

In the latest issue of the peer reviewed  Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform and social change. The editors are Jarrod Shook, Bridget McInnis, Justin Piche and Kevin Walby. Dr. Kevin Walby is Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Research Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice …Read more >

2017 United Way dodgeball photo gallery

UWinnipeg launched its annual United Way Campaign with a friendly game of dodge ball that had students against the faculty, staff and administration team.

Sexual Violence Policy in development – have your say

Manitoba’s new law (Bill 15), introduced in spring 2017, The Sexual Violence and Prevention Act, mandates that post-secondary institutions develop a policy on sexual violence aimed at promoting awareness, prevention and response to sexual violence. The policy will apply to everyone associated with The University of Winnipeg including students, instructors, faculty, staff, administrators and visitors …Read more >

2017 Autumn Convocation photo gallery

Congratulations to all the graduates and honourees of UWinnipeg’s 2017 Autumn Convocation and Valedictorian, Annie McBay (4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture).

Research to chew on

  It might look like an ordinary food truck as it drives into town, but it will actually be a rolling research station sizzling with surprises inside. Dr. Janis Thiessen is cooking up a plan to hit the road and ask Manitobans to share their food memories, histories, family recipes and even hop aboard to …Read more >

A Call to Conversation: Two-Spirit and Queer People of Colour Conference

The work of building a culture of tolerance, acceptance and celebration, where everyone is comfortable expressing who they are, is moving forward in Winnipeg. A Call to Conversation Conference is the first of its kind in Canada and runs from October 20 – 22, 2017 at UWinnipeg.