Sustainability

New PACE program brings business and sustainability together

Sustainability is a pillar of good corporate citizenship in today’s business world. Beginning September 2017, The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) is offering a new program designed to give professionals the skills they need to become leaders in corporate responsibility. Graduates of PACE’s new Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Certificate program will …Read more >

Winnipeg research helps Calgary and Edmonton with climate change

Cities that invest in climate resilience can save residents money while preparing for climate risks, says new research commissioned by Calgary and Edmonton. The research series Building a Climate-Resilient City by the Winnipeg-based Prairie Climate Centre outlines steps that cities can take to engage in climate risk management in a range of areas, including transportation, …Read more >

Student-led plastic bag recycling program launches at UWinnipeg

Fourth-year science student, Rebecca Pedneault, is taking campus waste reduction to the next level with her plastic bag recycling program.

UWinnipeg students raising awareness about urban bees

A group of University of Winnipeg students is hosting an interactive event this week to raise awareness about some of downtown Winnipeg’s smallest — and busiest — residents. Students are invited to take part in the Urban Been Program on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm in McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence. The event …Read more >

Connecting farmers with eaters

Alumna Kalynn Spain used her development background to launch an online database that features more than 130 small farms from across Manitoba.

Further collaboration with Norway on energy

Trondheim, Norway:  A UWinnipeg team is in Norway to strengthen energy research and sustainability initiatives. This is part of a three year project with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), funded by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. An exciting aspect of this program is the development of comparative course focused …Read more >

UWinnipeg and FortWhyte collaborate on research, education

Students and researchers have a new habitat to study in, thanks to a beneficial partnership established between UWinnipeg and FortWhyte Alive.

Keep your bike safe on campus

Bicycle Infrastructure on Campus Did you know that The University of Winnipeg has three primary types of bike parking available to students, staff and faculty members throughout campus? (1) Secured bike parking; (2) Underground bike parking; (3) Open-Access Outdoor bike parking Please get all the details here to keep your property safe.

Lend your voice to campus sustainability

Have a great idea for how to improve UWinnipeg’s campus sustainability? Stop by Riddell Hall next week and lend your voice to campus sustainability. Take part in the open consultation sessions for the University’s new institutional sustainability strategy and help us create a strategy we can be proud of. Students, faculty and staff are invited …Read more >

Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change

Filmmaker and prof Dr. Ian Mauro heads to international conference in Marrakesh as invited speaker WINNIPEG, MB –University of Winnipeg award-winning academic filmmaker and Associate Professor (Geography) Dr. Ian Mauro is heading to Marrakesh, Morocco later this week to speak at an international conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. The conference is hosted by …Read more >