Faculty and Staff

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 >

Catherine Taylor appointed Associate Dean of Arts at UWinnipeg

Dr. Neil Besner, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Catherine Taylor as Associate Dean of Arts for a five-year term starting July 1, 2017. Taylor is a professor cross-appointed to the faculties of Arts and Education. She has held a variety of administrative positions at departmental, faculty, and university …Read more >

UWinnipeg makes tough choices as provincial funding stagnates

Operating Budget preserves academics, eliminates $3.7 million in costs 2017-2018 Operating Budget Primer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Last night, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget for 2017-2018 which preserves academic excellence and student supports while eliminating $3.7 million in costs in order to …Read more >

Reserved seating available now for individual May lectures

May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus Anyone who is interested can secure reserved seating to each individual lecture now for a donation of $30 (all funds go to support future public lectures in this series). Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — …Read more >

UWinnipeg reaction to the provincial budget

from Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg – April 11, 2017 “The funding for UWinnipeg in today’s budget is far less than what we require in order to maintain our operations. This creates a major challenge for The University of Winnipeg. We receive much less per student from the province than any …Read more >

Snowden, Davis, Shiva: Purchase your pass now!

 A limited number of passes are now available guaranteeing admission to each keynote address and all panels scheduled for The University of Winnipeg May 2017 CLASS Spring Institute. Passes are $200 each and are transferable. Hear renowned American activist, Angela Davis; globally-known Canadian Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier; Canadian writer Gary Geddes; former chair of the …Read more >

May lectures feature extraordinary speakers

EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. …Read more >

UWinnipeg and U of M collaborate on commercialization process

Inventors at The University of Winnipeg will now have access to the expertise and services of the University of Manitoba’s Technology Transfer Office, under a recently signed service agreement. “This collaboration to utilize existing services makes sense for all parties,” said Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor at the University of …Read more >