Community

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 >

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

Diversity Foods tee-ses appetites at Players Golf Course

 Award-winning food service expands culinary presence in Winnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Southeast Resource Development Council has chosen award-winning Diversity Foods as food provider at its 100% Indigenous-owned Players Golf Course, located in northwest Winnipeg. Diversity Foods was born at The University of Winnipeg in 2009 as a joint venture between the University of Winnipeg’s Community …Read more >

Class Genetics

Jonathan Kornelsen, is finishing up his education practicum teaching biology at West Kildonan High School. With the help of professors and staff members at UWinnipeg, he is making the study of genetics more interesting for his students using fruit flies he obtained with the help of UWinnipeg physiological technologist Desiree Nickel.

Snowden, Davis, Shiva: Purchase your pass now!

 A limited number of passes are now available guaranteeing admission to each keynote address and all panels scheduled for The University of Winnipeg May 2017 CLASS Spring Institute. Passes are $200 each and are transferable. Hear renowned American activist, Angela Davis; globally-known Canadian Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier; Canadian writer Gary Geddes; former chair of the …Read more >

Help support Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – An exciting educational and community initiative is underway in Winnipeg’s North End and people can help support the transformation: A crowdfunding campaign is now live to fund community-based educational and cultural programs, language programs and youth social enterprise employment programs. The 100-year-old Merchants Hotel, along with six adjoining city lots, has been …Read more >

May lectures feature extraordinary speakers

EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. …Read more >

Spring Break Camp a fun week for inner-city children

Generous donors make free day camp possible A community day camp for up to 20 children and youth is providing fun learning experiences at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre throughout the spring break week. Activities include lessons in robotics, working with snap circuits (electronics), science experiments, arts and crafts, Anishinaabe language classes and Anishinaabemowin games, …Read more >

Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers …Read more >

Michael Weinrath — Book Launch March 9

McNally Robinson Booksellers at 1120 Grant Avenue Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 7:00 pm – in the Atrium Dr. Weinrath will launch Behind the Walls: Inmates and Correctional Officers on the State of Canadian Prisons (UBC Press). Despite falling crime rates, more rights for inmates, and better training for correctional officers, Canada’s prison population is …Read more >