Community

Icelandic community paper focuses on UWinnipeg

The latest issue of Lögberg-Heimskringla, a newspaper that covers news, people, and events in the Icelandic community of North America and Iceland, features The University of Winnipeg, its founding colleges, and the Icelandic community in Manitoba. Nearly half of the September 15 issue is devoted to this history. UWinnipeg coverage in the edition includes: • …Read more >

Growing biodiversity at home

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Alan Diduck is involved in a study on the experiences of Winnipeg gardeners and the reasons some of them choose to incorporate native flora and fauna into their yard.

Statement on diversity by UWinnipeg president

STATEMENT BY DR. ANNETTE TRIMBEE – President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg has a deep commitment to valuing and protecting the diversity of people who form our campus and community. Our incredible diversity is our greatest strength.  Recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere, including disturbing graffiti in Winnipeg neighbourhoods, illustrate that …Read more >

Food festival at UWinnipeg celebrates compassion for animals and the planet

Winnipeg VegFest will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am. The first 150 attendees will receive a commemorative swag bag loaded with goodies. WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg VegFest aims to foster …Read more >

Creating reconciliation: Youth United@Winnipeg students present

Students reflect on their North End summer experience WINNIPEG, MB – Since May, 20 University of Winnipeg students have gone to work and class every day in the North End as participants in a unique learning program aimed at building greater understanding and reconciliation. Tomorrow, Thursday, August 10, they gather to share their experiences in …Read more >

Learn to speak Ojibwe at UWinnipeg

This month UWinnipeg is offering an intensive Ojibwe course that includes a land-based that portion takes place at Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation near Riding Mountain National Park.

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 >