Sustainability

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 >

LEED Gold for Axworthy Health & RecPlex

UWinnipeg’s Axworthy Health & RecPlex today joined sustainability leaders with a LEED Gold designation. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental …Read more >

UWinnipeg Professor earns 2016 Sustainability Award

WINNIPEG, MB – Sometimes you have to fight to make the world a better place; other times, a well-crafted feasibility study will do. Dr. Alan Diduck, who is UWinnipeg’s Acting Associate Dean of Science and a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, has been providing his students with the tools they need …Read more >

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki Dr. Ian Mauro, Associate Professor (Geography) at the University of Winnipeg, is launching a new project called Climate, Cinema and Cartography that merges participatory filmmaking and geographic visualization to tell the story of how climate change will affect the Canadian Prairies. This collaborative initiative is designed to …Read more >