Campus News

All welcome at “Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency” lecture

The public will have a chance to learn about Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency at a free public lecture by UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, on Friday, March 15.

Reaction to provincial budget: Dr. Annette Trimbee

The Manitoba government released the provincial budget this afternoon. The post-secondary education sector received a 0.9 per cent reduction to the operating grant, which is the same reduction that was budgeted last year.   Manitoba’s universities and colleges add significant value to our local economy. This is backed up by strong evidence. The University of …Read more >

UWinnipeg welcomes hundreds of students at 2019 Open House

Hundreds of high school students, teachers and parents from across the city attended UWinnipeg’s 2019 Open House on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

More than 70 Métis UWinnipeg students have been awarded a Louis Riel Bursary this academic year. Meet some of this year’s recipients!

Advancing reconciliation across Canada

The University of Winnipeg has officially launched an innovative national educational program — Indigenous Insights — with Canadian National Railway (CN) signing on as the premiere partner.

Kristi Kenyon on city’s first Human Rights Committee of Council

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College congratulates Assistant Professor Kristi Kenyon on her appointment to the City of Winnipeg’s first Human Rights Committee of Council.

Eighth Annual PACE Cultural Evening a great success

Attendees at UWinnipeg’s eighth annual PACE Cultural Evening enjoyed Filipino ballads, Punjabi song and dance, traditional Japanese drumming, a Bachati dance performance and more in a fun lively celebration of multiculturalism in Canada.

UWinnipeg researchers collaborate on discovery of 6,000-year-old skeleton

Three University of Winnipeg professors recently published research on the oldest known burial from the Caribbean coast after the discovery of ancestral remains of a nearly 6,000-year-old Nicaraguan Indigenous woman.

Blanket ceremony honours UWinnipeg’s Indigenous language faculty

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, …Read more >