Events

UWinnipeg students raising awareness about urban bees

A group of University of Winnipeg students is hosting an interactive event this week to raise awareness about some of downtown Winnipeg’s smallest — and busiest — residents. Students are invited to take part in the Urban Been Program on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm in McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence. The event …Read more >

Zach Kunuk to screen Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg’s office of Indigenous Affairs and the Prairie Climate Centre are pleased to host a free public screening of the film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change on March 6, at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Sixth annual PACE Cultural Evening a success

On Friday, January 27, The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education’s (PACE) sixth annual Cultural Evening was held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Growing art in the greenhouse

Formerly home to the Biology Department’s collection of exotic plants, the greenhouse on the fifth floor of The University of Winnipeg’s Library has been transformed into a different kind of laboratory.

Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty with Dr. Alex Wilson

All are invited to hear Dr. Alex Wilson present a lecture titled “Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty: Relationality and Resurgence” at tomorrow’s Weweni Indigenous Speaker Series event. This presentation will share an understanding of Cree philosophy and discuss contemporary understandings of relationality and relational accountability. Wilson will discuss how the global Indigenous social movement Idle …Read more >

Weweni Indigenous Scholars Series featured Dr. Amie Wolf

Real Reconciliation Starts with Fair Economics – with Dr. Amie Wolf Exploring the Imperative for Indigenous Required Courses at Post-Secondary Business Schools in Canada Since 2015, Dr. Amie Wolf, Adjunct Professor, has worked with faculty to Indigenize curriculum at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. Dr. Wolf explained why a mandatory course …Read more >

Slideshow: Winona LaDuke On Campus

The University of Winnipeg partnered with Spur Winnipeg to present the festival’s event In Conversation with Winona LaDuke on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Knox United Church. A reception with the US-based Indigenous rights activist and self-proclaimed ‘protector’ of the environment was held on the UWinnipeg campus prior to the event, during which members of …Read more >

An Interview with Jane Goodall

Just prior to her Axworthy Lecture in September 2015, The University of Winnipeg had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Jane Goodall. In the conversation below, she discusses her reasons for hope, her impression of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and her thoughts on the positive impact public lectures like those delivered in …Read more >

UWinnipeg launches the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies

To celebrate the opening CTMS presents its Inaugural lecture by UWinnipeg’s Plett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Aileen Friesen on Thursday, May, 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm, room 2M70 with a reception to follow.

Line-up for UWinnipeg’s Annual Middle East Week unveiled

UWinnipeg presents the Annual Middle East Week 2016, from February 22 to February 26, 2016, to help bring people a better understanding of the region.