Faculty of Arts

Alumna Katherena Vermette wins top literary award

 The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to alumna Katherena Vermette, who this weekend won several prestigious literary awards. Her novel The Break, published by House of Anansi Press, won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year at the 29th annual Manitoba Book Awards, also winning the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction as well as …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

Spotlight on Religion & Culture

The Religion & Culture program focuses on the human search for meaning and purpose in life. Meet Dr. Mark Ruml who teaches in the program; Annie McBay in her final year of the program; and Alumna Kristy Bergman Schroeder.

Inaugural Disability Studies Award

The University of Winnipeg has awarded its inaugural Disability Studies Scholarship to Evan Wicklund.

UWinnipeg leads Museum Queeries workshop during Pride

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Heather Milne, with co-applicant Dr. Angela Failler, has been awarded over $22,000 to support the workshop Museum Queeries: Intersectional Interventions into Museum Cultures and Practices. The workshop will be hosted at UWinnipeg this June to coincide with Winnipeg’s Pride Week.

UWinnipeg undergraduate students presents at UC Irvine

UWinnipeg’s undergraduate student Tapji Garba, presented at the graduate student conference, sponsored by the University of California Irvine (UC Irvine).

New Master’s degree in Criminal Justice unique on the Prairies

UWinnipeg degree also offers exposure to Indigenous justice issues WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has received provincial approval for the creation of a new two-year Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree which can be pursued full or part-time and will include the option to take courses in Indigenous Governance and the Public …Read more >

Michael Weinrath — Book Launch March 9

McNally Robinson Booksellers at 1120 Grant Avenue Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 7:00 pm – in the Atrium Dr. Weinrath will launch Behind the Walls: Inmates and Correctional Officers on the State of Canadian Prisons (UBC Press). Despite falling crime rates, more rights for inmates, and better training for correctional officers, Canada’s prison population is …Read more >

A book launch of Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam, Chair in the History of Indigenous Art in North America, and her co-editors, launch their book, PUBLIC 54: Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, The launch is free and open to the public.

Lecture on identity in 19th-Century Russian Ukraine

A lecture titled ‘Writing their Region: Orthodox Priests, Ethnography, and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russian Ukraine’ on Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 pm, Bryce Hall, Room 2B23. The lecture is free and open to the public.