Events

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.

Lecture to discuss ‘the most dangerous form of racism”

Latest installment of the Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series to address inequity in public health in Canada WINNIPEG, MB – Many Canadians are proud to live in a country with a public health system, but what will it take before they can be proud to say all Canadians receive the same level of care? Inequities …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s 11th Annual Career Fair

Career Services at The University of Winnipeg is hosting the 11th annual Career Fair, which will feature approximately 80 human resources professionals, recruiters and career specialists. It’s a great opportunity for students and alumni to investigate career options and trends and find out about career-related positions, part-time and summer jobs, as well as internship and volunteer …Read more >

UWinnipeg presents: BIG LOVE “A Wild Extravaganza!”

Winnipeg, MB – Fifty reluctant brides flee their fifty determined grooms and seek refuge in an Italian villa in Charles Mee’s Big Love, a modern re-make of one of the world’s oldest plays, Aeschylus’s The Danaids.   The University of Winnipeg’s Honours Theatre students present this insightful, frenetic examination of the meaning of true love February …Read more >