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Science, art, and fun for inner-city kids at UWinnipeg day camp

School’s out for summer, but the learning continues at The University of Winnipeg’s 10th annual Let’s Talk Science summer day camp for inner-city elementary kids.

Artwork on campus inspired by ancient Indigenous medicine wheel

Wall etching creates visible welcome at Axworthy Health and RecPlex WINNIPEG, MB –In partnership with Ebb and Flow First Nation, The University of Winnipeg today unveiled a new collaborative public artwork that becomes the welcoming entrance of the Axworthy Health and RecPlex, at 350 Spence Street. The wall etching, entitled ASIN, meaning stone in Ojibwe, …Read more >

Raising Pride photo gallery

On Friday, May 26, UWinnipeg raised the Pride and Two Spirit Flags to help kick start Pride Winnipeg. The event included an honour song presented by the Two-Spirit People of Manitoba Drum Group.

Community use of RecPlex doubles

Neighbourhood youth and groups now total 2,000 visits weekly WINNIPEG, MB –Community participation in The University of Winnipeg’s Axworthy Health and RecPlex has doubled in the past year with high-quality free programming attracting 2,000 unique weekly visits during the peak fall and winter months. Approximately 75% of participants are children and youth. The RecPlex, which …Read more >

UWinnipeg professor wins math education prize

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Anna Stokke (mathematics and statistics) has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Education Prize for her education advocacy in mathematics.

Paul Thomas, Cindy Blackstock, Byron Williams to receive honorary doctorates

Scholar Paul Thomas, Indigenous activist Cindy Blackstock, and public interest lawyer Byron Williams will each receive an honorary doctor of laws from The University of Winnipeg at Spring Convocation on Thursday, June 15, 2017 and Friday, June 16, 2017. Paul Thomas has served as a scholar, teacher, researcher, and mentor in the field of public …Read more >

All Welcome! Science Rendezvous this Saturday

Faculty members and students at The University of Winnipeg are helping promote science awareness and literacy during this year’s Science Rendezvous event on Saturday, May 13.

Three Prairie universities team up for Snowden lecture

    WINNIPEG, LETHBRIDGE and BRANDON — The University of Winnipeg, University of Lethbridge and Brandon University have come together to create an extraordinary opportunity for their students and communities, partnering to present U.S. intelligence officer and whistleblower Edward Snowden in a special live conversation via web-link from Russia, where he is currently living with …Read more >

New Balance is a step to a healthy future

UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program students received a generous donation from Canadian Footwear that included pairs os New Balance running shoes for the students.

Reserved seating available now for individual May lectures

May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus Anyone who is interested can secure reserved seating to each individual lecture now for a donation of $30 (all funds go to support future public lectures in this series). Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — …Read more >