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Māori mega scholar is the next Axworthy Lecturer

World renowned Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) is the next Axworthy Distinguished Lecturer. She will speak on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

Dr. Shauna MacKinnon book release April 1

There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. But what does this actually mean? What is community-based participatory research (CBPR) and what does engagement look like? Find out more about Practising Community-Based Participatory Research here.

Lineup for UWinnipeg’s annual Middle East Week unveiled

UWinnipeg presents its annual Middle East Week from February 26 – March 2, 2018 on campus. All events are open to the public.

UWinnipeg’s 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg is excited to present Dr. Méira Cook as its 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. She will give her Carol Shields Distinguished Lecture ‘Fin in the Water: An Only Slightly Dangerous Glimpse Beneath the Surface’ this Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to all.

Senators host public forum on refugees Oct 24

Two Canadian Senators, the Honourable Jim Munson and the Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, are hosting a free, public event at The University of Winnipeg titled Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story. Presented by the Department of Political Science at UWinnipeg, this is a community conversation and everyone is welcome. WHEN:     Tuesday, October 24  (coffee …Read more >

Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story

Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story A UWinnipeg Community Conversation with Canadian Senators Salma Ataullahjan and Jim Munson takes place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in Room 1L12 (1st floor Lockhart Hall).

Everyone welcome to mural making event

Everyone is invited to witness and participate in a unique “live” art project which will result in a permanent mural display on The University of Winnipeg’s campus. Commissioned by UWinnipeg and Canada’s National Arts Centre, Ojibwe multi-media visual artist Jessica Canard is designing a mural called Connecting Communities, to bring together people from different backgrounds …Read more >

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 >