Faculty of Business and Economics

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.    

Jamie Wilson lecture on Indigenous economic development

FEB. 26: PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Guest Speaker Jamie Wilson – Indigenous Economic Development – all welcome Wednesday, February 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Leatherdale Hall A new course is underway at The University of Winnipeg that examines economic development issues facing …Read more >

Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

India Centre Awards dinner honours champions for children

The India Centre is hosting its third annual India Centre Awards dinner, which this year honours the tireless fundraising work of an organization dedicated to ensuring children living in poverty in India can attend school and achieve their dreams. Dr. Terry Papneja, President of the AIM for SEVA board of directors, is the keynote speaker …Read more >

Three ERDE students receive PhD funding

Three graduates of UWinnipeg’s Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE) begin their PhD studies this month, each having earned significant funding of $20,000 or more. Miao Dai is attending McGill University on renewable funding consisting of teaching assistantship, research assistantship, university scholarships, and department awards. “The small size of the ERDE program ensured …Read more >

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >

First Masters in Management class gets underway

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s newest graduate program, a Masters in Management with a specialization in Technology, Innovation and Operations (MiM) is now underway with 13 students enrolled. This industry-driven graduate degree focuses on developing critical thinkers at a senior management level and is aimed at professionals who are seeking additional management credentials. …Read more >

Global Forum attracts leading thinkers

WINNIPEG, MB – In just a few short weeks, a roster of leading global thinkers will gather in Winnipeg to focus their attention on the digital society, and examine both the challenges and opportunities new technologies present. The Paris-based Global Forum is an internationally recognized think-tank for exchange and networking among governments and private and …Read more >

Spotlight On: Economics

Economics analyzes how societies provide for their well-being, and the choices that must be made to do so. It studies the competition and cooperation that arises among individuals, private organizations, and governments in the process of allocating scarce resources for a variety of different uses.  Studies lead to a Bachelor of Arts (3-Year, 4-Year, or Honours) …Read more >

Creating an environment of innovation

MTA and The University of Winnipeg Establish Pilot Project on campus WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Technology Accelerator (MTA) and The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics are collaborating on a ten-month pilot project to establish an entrepreneurship and technology accelerator on the University’s campus. The pilot project is an important vehicle for …Read more >