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Renowned scholar to receive Honorary Doctor of Laws

PLEASE SEE ALSO: Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Jack Zipes is a world-renowned scholar of fairy-tale studies and children’s literature and strong mentor to countless students and colleagues. The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Dr. Zipes with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Autumn 2017 Convocation, on Friday, October 13, …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s history comes to life

As The University of Winnipeg celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, UWinnipeg Archives has launched three digital resources that illustrate the institution’s history of the past 50 years. The Archives has gained entry into the Google Cultural Institute.  Access to the Institute allows the Archives to upload digital content to this dynamic platform, make our …Read more >

Longtime Library staffer awarded Stars of Spence Street Prize

Over the course of 34 years, John Dobson has worked in nearly every department of the Library. UWinnipeg will present Dosbson with the Stars of Spence Street Prize at this year’s Spring Convocation.

Grown-up Storytime in March and more

Everyone is invited to participate in Grown-up Storytime and other engaging activities in the library this month. WARNING Grown-up Storytime readings may include subversive stories/picture books/banned or challenged children’s literature.

A Fairy-Tale contribution of 1001 tales (plus 499 more)

Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf are just two characters from a collection of 1500 Fairy-Tale films donated to UWinnipeg thanks to renowned fairy-tale scholar Dr. Jack Zipes.

Walter Swayze Archives available for research

The University of Winnipeg Archives is proud to announce that the records of Dr. Walter Swayze are now available for research. Dr. Swayze was a Professor of English between 1953 and 1987, and remained active in the University community until his passing in 2014. His records are a valuable addition to our University’s documentary history. …Read more >

Historic Bedford records available in UWinnipeg archives

The archival records of English professor and University of Winnipeg historian, A. Gerald Bedford, are available for research. The records include historical research material; records of when he was a student; records detailing his academic career including faculty records, his professional associations, course materials, professional correspondence, and addresses and writings; as well as some of …Read more >

AXWORTHY DONATES DECADES OF HISTORY TO UWINNIPEG

Donation includes reams of records and photographs documenting Dr. Lloyd Axworthy’s career as a politician, diplomat and academic  UW RELEASE – 2014/110 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, June 19, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Archives is now home to a valuable selection of records and photographs spanning the career of Dr. Lloyd …Read more >

Library server maintenance on Thursday a.m.

A number of Library web resources will be unavailable Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. while updates are made to the Library’s server environment. This will include the following sites and resources: • The main Library web site • The Copyright web site • Winnspace Institutional Repository • A few locally …Read more >

UWinnipeg-based Archivist Recognized for Heritage Contributions

The University of Winnipeg extends its congratulations to Diane Haglund on being honoured by the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba Philip S. Lee for her dedicated efforts toward “the preservation and promotion of the province’s rich history.” Since 1989 Haglund has served as the conference archivist for the United Church of Canada’s Conference of Manitoba & …Read more >