Masters In Development Practice

Free Public Lecture – Indigenous Food Sovereignty

Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Earth Democracy Dr. Vandana Shiva, world-renowned environmental activist, is giving a free public lecture, Earth Democracy on Saturday, March 29th at 7:30pm at the North Centennial Recreation Centre in Winnipeg, following a Feast of Forgotten Foods starting at 5pm at the same location. Event organizers, The Powers House Producers, are a …Read more >

UWinnipeg grad chronicles attempt to return to South Sudan

Reuben Garang hoped to return to the South Sudanese village he was once forced to flee for an emotional reunion. Instead he arrived in neighbouring Uganda to find out the family he was coming to see is fleeing once again. Garang graduated with a UWinnipeg Master’s in Development Practice in 2013, after earning his Bachelor …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP program has a new director

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire P. Reid as the new director of the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP), a graduate program specializing in Indigenous Development.

UWinnipeg gets $50,000 for MDP program from Foyston, Gordon & Payne Inc.

Investment management firm Foyston, Gordon & Payne Inc. (FGP) will give $50,000 to significantly strengthen student awards within the University’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program.

Inaugural MDP cohort graduates at 100th convocation

The inaugural class of UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program has graduated and is ready to join the ranks of development practitioners around the globe.

UWinnipeg Students Take Part In Official State Visit To Ghana

Douglas Baba, Reuben Garang, and Megan Prydun are in Ghana until July on an international work placement through UWinnipeg’s MDP program.

Global College Welcomes MDP Program With New Acting Director

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Global College welcomes Dr. Jerry Buckland as Acting Director of the Master’s in Development Practice program with its unique focus on Indigenous Development, effective immediately. Buckland, a Professor in the International Development Studies program at Menno Simons College, will serve in an acting capacity for the coming year. …Read more >

Former Chief Public Health Officer Joins UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –Effective today,  former Chief Public Health Officer for Manitoba, Dr. Joel Kettner joins The University of Winnipeg as Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in Indigenous Development Practice in UWinnipeg Master’s in Development Practice Program. “Dr. Kettner’s breadth of experience in public health, health care and policymaking and his understanding of how these relate …Read more >

Spring and Summer 2012 Institutes Offered at Global College

August Human Rights Intensive: Adventures in Global Citizenship – August 7 to August 15 Now available through video-on-demand Indigenous Property,  Development and Extraction in Canada and South America The University of Winnipeg’s Global College in partnership with the Department of Indigenous Studies, and Master’s in Development Practice offered a course entitled Indigenous Property, Development and …Read more >

Anthropologist & Advocate Wade Davis on Campus

WINNIPEG, MB –Described as a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity, Dr. Wade Davis lives up to his reputation while on campus on Thursday, February 16 for two public events as hecurrently serves as The University of Winnipeg’s Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Master’s in …Read more >