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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.

Defeating cancer through research

UWinnipeg’s Shailly Varma Shrivastav (biology) has received funding $30,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in cancer.

Understanding Gestational diabetes

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Danielle Defries (kinesiology and applied health) has received $32,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in Gestational diabetes (GDM).

UWinnipeg’s annual 3MT competition has a winner!

UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted the Fourth Annual Three-Minute Competition (3M) with eight courageous participants. Each graduate student had only three-minutes to explain their complex thesis ideas with one static slide using simple language.

Inaugural Disability Studies Award

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

Class Genetics

Jonathan Kornelsen, is finishing up his education practicum teaching biology at West Kildonan High School. With the help of professors and staff members at UWinnipeg, he is making the study of genetics more interesting for his students using fruit flies he obtained with the help of UWinnipeg physiological technologist Desiree Nickel.

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.

A class where the buffalo roam

Living in traditional tipis among the bison at the ANPO-Bison Ranch, near Rossburn, Manitoba was part of a history class at UWinnipeg this summer.

Student-led plastic bag recycling program launches at UWinnipeg

Fourth-year science student, Rebecca Pedneault, is taking campus waste reduction to the next level with her plastic bag recycling program.

UWinnipeg’s Julie Nagam to serve on WAG Indigenous Advisory Circle

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam as a co-chair of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle.