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Slideshow: Winona LaDuke On Campus

The University of Winnipeg partnered with Spur Winnipeg to present the festival’s event In Conversation with Winona LaDuke on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Knox United Church. A reception with the US-based Indigenous rights activist and self-proclaimed ‘protector’ of the environment was held on the UWinnipeg campus prior to the event, during which members of …Read more >

The Passing of Dr. Mary Young

We regret to inform the University of Winnipeg community of the passing of Dr. Mary Young on July 20, 2015. Dr. Young joined the University of Winnipeg Student Counselling Services on July 2, 1984 as a Native Student Advisor/Counsellor. From April 1, 2003 to April 30, 2008, Mary served as the Director of Aboriginal Student …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 >

I Heart Dinner on May 21 helps inner city youth

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg invites everyone from the community to attend the 6th Annual I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner in support of the Opportunity Fund. Since its inception in 2007, the Opportunity Fund has provided $2 million in assistance to more than 1,765 students. Tracy Benjoe is an Opportunity Fund student. An adult …Read more >

TRC award recipient plans to teach inner-city youth

Christine M’Lot says she always knew she wanted to be a teacher, and spent countless hours practicing in front of a full sized chalkboard her father gave her as a child. “I always used to be the teacher for my younger sister, who was four years younger than me,” M’Lot remembers, “I taught her how …Read more >

Outstanding student awarded Chancellor W. John A. Bulman Scholarship

Third-year biopsychology major Hannah Stirton says receiving the Chancellor W. John A. Bulman Scholarship is helping her to focus completely on school. Stirton, who is currently maintaining an average of 4.48 GPA, approaches her studies with balance in mind. The well-rounded student is also earning a minor in Religious Studies, and says she chose biopsychology …Read more >

Bridging two worlds: Helping refugee youth succeed in Canada

 UWinnipeg leads Canadian study to better meet school and career needs of refugee youth They arrive in Canada by the thousands each year — children who have lived through the trauma and violence of war, family separation and loss. Many struggle in classrooms to fit in, and too many drop out. The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Careers in Culture: Studying Curatorial Practices at UWinnipeg

Graduates of The University of Winnipeg’s Cultural Studies MA Program: Curatorial Arts Stream are making waves in the arts and culture scene. Watch the videos below to find out more about this exciting opportunity for an interdisciplinary education in the cultural sector. Program graduate Angeliki Bogaijti   Dr. Stephen Borys, University of Winnipeg Adjunct Professor, …Read more >

Accomplished music teacher bolsters The Collegiate’s performing arts program

Having earned praise for achieving great results at the helm of a school music program in Manitoba’s Interlake, Renise Mlodzinski is excited for her next challenge: to help build The Collegiate’s music program from the ground up. This fall marks the launch of the new suite of performing arts programs at The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Community Stage named after Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

    Dr. Lloyd Axworthy with his wife Denise Ommanney and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West End BIZ at Saigon Park (Ellice Avenue between Spence and Balmoral) Mayor Sam Katz was joined today by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West …Read more >