People

In Conversation with Lloyd Axworthy: Reflections on UWinnipeg

Every person in the UWinnipeg community has witnessed the growth and transformation spearheaded by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy during his decade of exceptional service to The University of Winnipeg as President and Vice-Chancellor. Upon his retirement, Dr. Axworthy sat down with Communications Officer Megan Benedictson to reflect. Here is their conversation: Part 1: The Spirit Of UWinnipeg Part 2: …Read more >

5th Annual ‘I Heart UWinnipeg’ Dinner Raises More Than $240,000

WINNIPEG, MB – More than $240,000 was raised for The University of Winnipeg’s Opportunity Fund at the 2014 I Heart UWinnipeg dinner on May 21, 2014, the last fundraising dinner before Dr. Lloyd Axworthy retires as President and Vice-Chancellor. At the dinner an Opportunity Fund bursary was established in the name of Dr. Axworthy and …Read more >

Five exceptional people to be honoured at Spring Convocation

Chrétien, Moroni, Sawyer and Buhlers to receive honorary degrees WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is honoured to present five exceptional people who have left their mark in the world of politics, arts, business and philanthropy with honourary degrees at Spring Convocation June 11 and June 12, 2014. Recipients include: Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada; …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Retirees 2014

UWinnipeg honours this year’s retirees at a reception on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in Riddell Hall at 2:00pm.

Wesmen coach nominated as woman of distinction

The UWinnipeg community would like to congratulate Wesmen Women’s Basketball head coach Tanya McKay on her recent YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination. McKay was nominated by women’s basketball team member Kerri Kuzbyt in the Education, Training & Mentorship category. The award recognizes an outstanding woman who is an educator or mentor in many avenues of …Read more >

Dreams Youth Mentorship Group Explores Opportunities at UWinnipeg

A small group of youth from the West Broadway Youth Outreach Dreams career mentorship program spent the day at The University of Winnipeg to get an up-close look at possible career and education opportunities for the future. The group of inner city students toured labs in the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, …Read more >

UWinnipeg plays its part

John Melnyk’s rendition of George Gershwin’s “Fascinating Rhythm,” played on “Happiano” at Manitoba Hydro Place. UWinnipeg Department of Business and Administration students know John Melnyk for his business and marketing expertise, but the faculty member attracted a bit of a crowd in downtown Winnipeg today for another talent: The accomplished pianist performed several Gershwin numbers …Read more >

Wab Kinew’s Choice Wins Canada Reads 2014

Kinew will argue on behalf of ‘The Orenda’ by Joseph Boyden, who is photographed with Kinew.

Middle East Week Returns to UWinnipeg

  UW RELEASE – 2014/020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (Friday, February 14), 2014   WINNIPEG, MB – Independent journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer will be among guests on campus for The University of Winnipeg’s annual exploration of the Middle East, taking place from February 24 – 27, 2014. The region is a hub of international …Read more >

UWinnipeggers make Winnipeg Free Press “Power 30” list

The Winnipeg Free Press published their Power 30 list and many UWinnipeggers made the prestigious list. UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy made it in the top ten; others on the power list include UWinnipeg’s Chancellor Bob Silver, UWinnipeg’s Director of Indigenous Inclusion Wab Kinew, UWinnipeg’s former Innovative Learning Centre Co-ordinator Kevin Chief, Jamie …Read more >