Passing of Nelson Mandela – Axworthy

Statement from Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg on the passing of Nelson Mandela It is with a deeply sad heart that I acknowledge the passing of Nelson Mandela. The University of Winnipeg students, staff and faculty join the global community in mourning the loss of this extraordinary leader and champion of …Read more >

UWinnipeg chef wins Golden Carrot Award

The Golden Carrot Awards are  given annually by Food Matters Manitoba to celebrate and honour community food champions who are working hard to create a just and sustainable food system in Manitoba. UWinnipeg’s Chef Ben Kramer was this year’s Golden Carrot Distinctive Honouree. Kramer is nationally recognized for his talents as an epicurean artist and …Read more >

UWinnipeg Proudly Recognizes Inductees to Order of Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg congratulates all of the 2013 inductees into the Order of Manitoba. Among the 13 inductees who received the province’s highest honour yesterday, six individuals have ties to UWinnipeg: Dr. David Chartrand (LLD ‘12), Olga Fuga (Collegiate ’33), Dr. George Nicholas Heshka (DLE ‘13), Dr. H. Sanford Riley CM …Read more >

Spring Convocation 2013 Photo Gallery

Congratulations to all the graduates, honorees, and award recipients!

UWinnipeg Community Saddened By Loss Of First Nations Leader

The University of Winnipeg community is deeply saddened by the loss of highly respected Oji-Cree leader Elijah Harper, who passed away this morning.   “Elijah Harper’s leadership, historic support of Indigenous inclusion, and dedicated public service exemplified what makes a truly exceptional human being,” said Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of UWinnipeg. “His inspiring commitment …Read more >

Events Featuring Champions Human Rights

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will award Honorary Doctorates to two renowned champions of human rights: Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire and Father Patrick Desbois in a Special Convocation ceremony to be held on Friday, May 3, 2013. In the days leading up to the Special Convocation, three additional events featuring the honoured …Read more >

UWinnipeg Graduate Student Heads to Harvard This Fall

WINNIPEG, MB – As a child while walking through the woods, Phillip Grayson was captivated by the beauty and the diversity of the natural world. His love of sciences developed through his academic curiosity as a University of Winnipeg Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy graduate student. Grayson was recently accepted to Harvard University where he will now …Read more >

Dedication in Memory of Dr. David Anderson

The Anderson family invites the entire UWinnipeg community to join them at the Duckworth Centre for a combined celebration of Dr. David Anderson’s life and a formal dedication of the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium, this Saturday, April 13 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The UWinnipeg community is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. …Read more >

Generous Endowment Supports Medical And Health Faculty Research

The late Dr. Beni Sahai was passionate about examining how the immune system works at the molecular level, isolating and studying mechanisms such as the role of the protein Lck in HIV infection. His research then expanded to encompass Influenza virus A, SARS, and H1N1. He was also ahead of his time in promoting cross-fertilization of …Read more >

Jino Distasio Joins Senior Executive Team

Dr. Jino Distasio will assume the role of Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation at UWinnipeg.