Community

Indigenous Leadership Math Campers Graduate

On Friday, August 10, a group of 25 children in grades 1-3 graduated from this summer’s first session of Indigenous Math Leadership Camp at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. The two-week camp is offered for free to community youth and is designed to help increase mathematical literacy while also engaging Indigenous culture. Student activities include …Read more >

Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s …Read more >

YouthUnited@Winnipeg completes successful second year

Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program.

Manitoba’s future in High Performance Computing – June 21

 A Networking Conference for Industry, Academic and Government participants- June 21 WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba is at a crossroads. High Performance Computing is fast, and it is becoming more and more accessible to the average user. It allows one to solve problems and do research and engineering design, as well as simulation and analysis much …Read more >

Two-Spirit and Pride flag raising photo gallery

On Friday, May 25, UWinnipeg kicked off its 2018 Pride events with a flag raising on the Front Lawn. Representatives from Pride Winnipeg as well as community members, local organizations, elected officials and police officers joined in the celebration.  Albert McLeod and Harmony Knott from Two-Spirited People of Manitoba offered an opening prayer and drum song. …Read more >

New Student Scholarship For 2SLGBTQ* Community

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate has approved a new scholarship for students who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQ* community. Available this fall, the newly created University of Winnipeg Alumni Association 2SLGBTQ* Student Award is a $500 award for a second-, third-, or fourth-year undergraduate student who is active in community service …Read more >

International conference examines access to justice

Featured speakers open and free to all – May 9 to 11, 2018 Participants from across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Africa will be gathering at The University of Winnipeg next week to explore barriers many people face in accessing justice. Find a full program of events and abstracts of each lecture here. …Read more >

Community celebrates grand opening of Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Guided by Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan, involving countless hours of community conversations and consultations, it is a dream seven years in the making: Today Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub that is transforming the iconic intersection of Selkirk Avenue and Andrews Street in Winnipeg’s North End, officially …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg — education, community, reconciliation

Innovative program aimed at building bridges  – read the Winnipeg Free Press story here. WINNIPEG, MB – Beginning next week, twenty University of Winnipeg students will come together in Winnipeg’s North End to spend the summer learning and working in community organizations, in an innovative program called YouthUnited@Winnipeg. In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, …Read more >

Merchants Corner – Grand Opening – Everyone welcome April 28

A Community’s Vision Comes To Life. Join us at this new community hub at 541 Selkirk Avenue. Saturday, April 28, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Come and go; light refreshments 11:30 am – 12:30 noon: Greetings and remarks 12:30 pm – Media Tour Everyone is welcome! An exceptionally exciting development has come to life …Read more >