Masters In Development Practice

UWinnipeg MDP grad recognized by Mitacs

A recent UWinnipeg graduate has been named one of Canada’s top 150 researchers by Mitacs — a national, not-for-profit organization that designs and delivers research and training programs. Aliraza Alidina graduated from the UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development program in the fall of 2017. He is one of four Manitoba researchers on …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP earns Cando certification

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando), has approved MDP graduates to also obtain Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer certification. This gives UWinnipeg graduates a competitive advantage if they want to work with Indigenous communities in Canada.

MDP Field report annual symposium

MDP students will share their field stories from far and wide at the MDP Annual Symposium on Friday, September 8, 2017. Students travelled to as far as New Zealand and as close to neighbourhoods in our province.

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.

Two UWinnipeg MDP students are Emerging Leaders’ Fellows

Naomi Gichungu (alumna) and Aliraza Alidina, are both recipients of Emerging Leaders’ Fellowship (ELF). They are working on separate projects focusing on Indigenous-Newcomer Relations with local community organizations.

Master’s in Development Practice scholarship winners

UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice program (MDP) announced five of their scholarship winners with a combined value of $90,000.

Doing business differently – free conference for youth

Doing business differently – conference teaches youth about the co-op movement A youth engagement conference to be hosted at The University of Winnipeg on October 22 will showcase cooperatives as viable businesses that are community-focused, balancing people, planet and profit. The conference is a collaboration between UWinnipeg’s Business Chair of Cooperative Enterprises and Populus, a …Read more >

MDP student earns CN Scholarship

Anna Huard is from Couchiching First Nation and is in her first year of UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice Program.

Chancellor’s gift of $250K supports MDP fellowships, Indigenous inclusion

Generous gift from Chancellor Silver, Kim Silver, Western Glove Works supports MDP fellowships and indigenous inclusion initiative The University of Winnipeg today celebrated a private and a corporate gift totalling $250,000 made by Bob Silver, Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and President of Western Glove Works (Silver Jeans) and his wife, Kim Silver.  The …Read more >

Top journalists to gather at UWinnipeg – register now

  Early bird registration for international conference until May 16 WINNIPEG, MB – They’ve uncovered corruption, exposed break-ins, tracked criminals and brought down a United States president. Now is your chance to hear from top journalists at an international conference – Holding Power to Account – co-hosted by CBC and The University of Winnipeg, being …Read more >