Alumni

MAIG grad headed to prestigious sustainable development summit

UWinnipeg alumna and Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance graduate Brielle Beaudin-Reimer is one of 40 young leaders invited to participate in the prestigious Generation SDG Summit hosted by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) from April 21-25. The Generation SDG Summit brings together voices from different disciplines, generations (half of the participants are under 30), and …Read more >

Jamie Wilson lecture on Indigenous economic development

FEB. 26: PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Guest Speaker Jamie Wilson – Indigenous Economic Development – all welcome Wednesday, February 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Leatherdale Hall A new course is underway at The University of Winnipeg that examines economic development issues facing …Read more >

UWinnipeg MDP grad recognized by Mitacs

A recent UWinnipeg graduate has been named one of Canada’s top 150 researchers by Mitacs — a national, not-for-profit organization that designs and delivers research and training programs. Aliraza Alidina graduated from the UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development program in the fall of 2017. He is one of four Manitoba researchers on …Read more >

Passing of Nolan Caribou

It is with great sadness that The University of Winnipeg community mourns the sudden death of alumnus Nolan Caribou while in service with the Canadian Armed Forces. Nolan was well known and liked on campus especially within the close-knit community at the Aboriginal Student Services Center.  He graduated in autumn 2017 with a Bachelor of …Read more >

Nine UWinnipeg folks selected as CBC Future 40 finalists

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates the following for being singled out by CBC Manitoba as leaders in its 2017 Future 40 campaign. Andrew Kaplan – BA 2003 Andrew has been shaping the lives of students in many different ways throughout his career. Mr. Kaplan’s energy and passion act to inspire and educate his students …Read more >

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 >

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 >

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.

Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award at autumn convocation

The UWinnipeg Alumni Association Council is proud to recognize Andi Sharma (MPA 13) with its Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the Autumn Convocation on Friday, October 13. As a policy analyst with the Government of Manitoba’s Indigenous and Northern Relations Healthy Foods Initiative, Sharma is internationally recognized for her forward-thinking research into …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumna wins the Smalley-Curl Fellowship at Rice University

UWinnipeg graduate and Alannah Hallas (BSc [Hons], 11) is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Smalley-Curl fellowship at Rice University in Houston, Texas.