Alumni

UWinnipeg helps launch Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive

The Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive is a pilot project aimed at preserving and providing access to websites related to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and responses to its Calls to Action.

Academic advisor earns distinguished award

Since arriving in Winnipeg from the war-torn country of South Sudan, David Atem has made an impact on the lives of countless immigrant students at The University of Winnipeg. For his work as a passionate academic advisor and tireless community supporter, Atem has received Menno Simons College’s (MSC) 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. When he graduated …Read more >

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.

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 >

Alumna Katherena Vermette wins top literary award

 The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to alumna Katherena Vermette, who this weekend won several prestigious literary awards. Her novel The Break, published by House of Anansi Press, won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year at the 29th annual Manitoba Book Awards, also winning the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction as well as …Read more >

Class Genetics

Jonathan Kornelsen, is finishing up his education practicum teaching biology at West Kildonan High School. With the help of professors and staff members at UWinnipeg, he is making the study of genetics more interesting for his students using fruit flies he obtained with the help of UWinnipeg physiological technologist Desiree Nickel.

Great-West Life continues to support UWinnipeg business students

Opportunities for invaluable work experience and financial assistance will continue to be available to students in The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics thanks to the enduring support of Great-West Life. The University of Winnipeg Foundation and The Faculty of Business and Economics are pleased to announce that Great-West Life will continue to …Read more >

2017 Distinguished Alumni — Call For Nominations

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is calling for nominations from the public for its annual naming of two Distinguished Alumni in 2017. Named at the Spring and Fall Convocations, the Award honours alumni of The University of Winnipeg who have achieved great distinction through their contributions to the University and/or the local or global …Read more >

Celebrating 30 years of art at UWinnipeg

Award winning filmmaker Guy Maddin returns to his alma mater for Gallery 1C03 30th anniversary to participate in Moving Images, an exhibition of 23 short films and videos created by artists affiliated with The University of Winnipeg on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Connecting farmers with eaters

Alumna Kalynn Spain used her development background to launch an online database that features more than 130 small farms from across Manitoba.