Masters In Development Practice

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 >

Two New Appointments for MDP

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Julie Pelletier, Chair of the Department of Indigenous Studies and Director of the Master’s in Development Program (MDP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Benoit as the MDP Program Coordinator, and Leona Boucher, Employment Placement Counsellor in the new CN Indigenous Resource Centre. “It is a real asset to …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP Global Classroom Prof Speaks to the Guardian

UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice’s global classroom professor Jeffrey Sachs speaks to the Guardian on the chaos in the European markets. Sachs, a former special adviser to the United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, is one of the leading international economic thinkers of his generation in addition to serving as part of the Global Classroom at …Read more >

National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Scientist, scholar, poet, world renowned anthropologist Dr. Wade Davis, currently serving as The University of Winnipeg’s Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Master’s in Development Practice – Indigenous Development program (MDP) will be giving two public lectures and launching a new book during his teaching week on campus from Monday, November …Read more >

Institutions Join Newberry Consortium

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Manitoba and The University of Winnipeg are pleased to announce that they have been accepted as new joint members of the prestigious Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS). The Consortium is based out of the Newberry Library, an independent research library in Chicago, Illinois. The membership provides access …Read more >

IDRC Awards Students Funding

WINNIPEG, MB – The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has awarded The University of Winnipeg a $150,000 grant in support of its Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program focusing on Indigenous development.  The IDRC grant will provide scholarships for MDP students in support of the field study component of their degree requirements.  These funds will …Read more >

MDP Welcomes Inaugural Cohort Of Students

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg welcomes the inaugural cohort of 18 students in the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program. The students who are remarkably diverse in age, experience, and nationality, with one third self-identified as Indigenous, begin their one week orientation at the Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN), TODAY, Friday, August 26, …Read more >

CN Rail Commits To UWinnipeg’s Vision

WINNIPEG, MB – CN has made a significant and generous gift to The University of Winnipeg and its Indigenous Studies and Community Learning programs by committing $750,000 to the future of education, community and economic development of Indigenous communities across Canada. This will further assist UWinnipeg to work with First Nation communities through academic programming, …Read more >

Noted Canadian Anthropologist Joins UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Passionate defender of all of life’s diversity, world renowned ethnographer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker Dr. Wade Davis is named The University of Winnipeg’s Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Master’s in Development Practice – Indigenous Development program (MDP). He will be contributing to an international Indigenous academic program as part of …Read more >