Alumni

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.

New Wes Lee coyote one nimble and happy mascot

WINNIPEG, MB – To much fanfare and applause, a new and improved Wes Lee Coyote emerged from his den today, just in time to help celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary Wesmen Classic. The old Wes Lee, who was 105 in coyote years, served The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Teams with good cheer and loyalty, attending …Read more >

2017 is UWinnipeg’s 50th Anniversary!

“Hoopla” event kicks off The University of Winnipeg’s milestone year of celebration in 2017. The UWinnipeg community is proudly celebrating 50 years of nurturing talent

Read the Fall 2016 issue of UWINNIPEG magazine

The Fall 2016 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available online. UWinnipeg Magazine highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. Research with impact is a big part of the value that The University of Winnipeg delivers. This edition of our magazine highlights some of the many important, engaging, and impactful research efforts taking place within …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumna on the benefits of religion and culture courses

Chelsea Caldwell is a graduate of the Human Rights and Global Studies program at Global College and been an active human rights champion since high school. She has earned several prestigious human rights awards including the Annual Sybil Shack Human Rights Youth Award in 2012.

UWinnipeg celebrates the Susan A. Thompson Building

Today, Winnipeg’s City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming the Administration Building (510 Main Street) the Susan A. Thompson Building.

UWinnipeg grad a rising literary star

UWinnipeg graduate Katherena Vermette already has one Governor General’s award and was shortlisted for a second one for her debut novel, The Break, about a young Métis mother in Winnipeg’s North End. The novel is garnering strong reviews from national media and critics including the Globe and Mail, which calls it “an incredible feat of …Read more >

Images from UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation Celebration

Check out UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation mini photo gallery.