Sustainability

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 >

Collaborating with Norway on the High North

A new partnership between The University of Winnipeg and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology draws on complementary expertise involving technologies, governance frameworks, and evaluation methodologies for sustainable energy systems in the High North. The overall goal of the High North Program is to expand, strengthen and disseminate knowledge relevant to the High North …Read more >

Manitoba government renews support for Prairie Climate Centre

August 10, 2016  news release issued by the Manitoba government GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA, MANITOBA, ONTARIO PROVIDING SUPPORT, INVESTMENT TO FRESHWATER RESEARCH AT IISD EXPERIMENTAL LAKES AREA KENORA—The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Ontario are proud to provide support and investment to the freshwater research at IISD-ELA, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Robert …Read more >

Students wade into Experimental Lakes

Dedicated UWinnipeg students are wading hip-deep in water doing research at the Experimental Lakes Area in Ontario.

Examining socially responsible and green investment options

Student-led initiative on divestment sparks collaborative campus approach Following months of campus consultations and an open examination of “divestment,” The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents this evening voted to adopt a collaborative approach to the issue. It noted that UWinnipeg is updating its Sustainability Policy and Institutional Sustainability Strategy to ensure that the institution …Read more >

Ian Mauro featured in Canadian Art

Dr. Ian Mauro and Zacharias Kunuk are highlighted in the summer issue of Canadian Art, on news stands now. The article is called “Ganging Up: A cross-Canada survey of leading collaborative practices.” Mauro is at it again this summer, shooting a new film about Inuit connections to the ocean environment, told through the story of …Read more >