Faculty and Staff

Investing in universities produces great dividends

In today’s Winnipeg Free Press, (March 19, 2018), Dr. Manish Pandey calculates the economic effect UWinnipeg has on the provincial economy. Dr. Pandey is a Professor (Economics) and Acing Vice-President, Research and Innovation, at UWinnipeg. Read the article here.    

Provincial budget reaction – Dr. Trimbee

  PROVINCIAL BUDGET STATEMENT MARCH 12, 2018 Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor “Manitoba’s universities and colleges add deep value to our local economy. The Manitoba government values Return On Investment (ROI) and our ROI is demonstrably strong. Every $1 dollar invested in UWinnipeg generates approximately $15 dollars in economic activity. As a sector, Manitoba’s …Read more >

Ending gender-based violence

UWinnipeg supports the international campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. It runs from November 25 to December 10 and aims to motivate people from all walks of life to take action to end violence against women and girls. This year, the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council selected the theme of #SeekHelp #SpeakOut. Manitobans can …Read more >

Nine UWinnipeg folks selected as CBC Future 40 finalists

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates the following for being singled out by CBC Manitoba as leaders in its 2017 Future 40 campaign. Andrew Kaplan – BA 2003 Andrew has been shaping the lives of students in many different ways throughout his career. Mr. Kaplan’s energy and passion act to inspire and educate his students …Read more >

Federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform

In the latest issue of the peer reviewed  Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, federal prisoners from across Canada issue a call for penal reform and social change. The editors are Jarrod Shook, Bridget McInnis, Justin Piche and Kevin Walby. Dr. Kevin Walby is Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Research Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice …Read more >

UWinnipeg film director wins significant award for The Last Ride

The Last Ride was recently selected as the Jury Awards Best Canadian Documentary Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). The Director is Rick Skene, University of Winnipeg associate professor, Department of Theatre and Film. It is now eligible for an Oscar. The documentary is the story of music icon Errol “C-Weed” Ranville, his …Read more >

Lamoureux takes leave to join NCTR

Kevin Lamoureux, UWinnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs, is taking a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. Lamoureux will assume the role of National Education Lead effective September 5, 2017. “We have been privileged to have such a talented, articulate leader at the forefront of our reconciliation efforts at …Read more >

UWinnipeg Prof tackles fake news

                                   Dr. Jason Hannan represents Canada at Global Media Forum in Germany What happens if we stop valuing the truth?  What are the consequences? That is a topic that UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jason Hannan (Rhetoric, Writing and Communications) tackled as one of three speakers representing Canada at the recent Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany. …Read more >

Besner establishes memorial scholarship in creative writing

Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice President, Academic has made a generous gift to The University of Winnipeg to create an endowment in support of the new Judith F. Gainsbury Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing, established in honour of his mother. As a woman with a passion for the written word, Judith, who passed away in 2003, …Read more >

UWinnipeg embraces TRC “Calls to Action”

   Journey towards reconciliation: second anniversary of TRC report WINNIPEG, MB –It was two years ago, June 2, 2015, when the nation paused to listen to (now Senator) Murray Sinclair deliver the seminal Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report – a blueprint for change with specific Calls to Action aimed at bridging the divide between First …Read more >