UWinnipeg Magazine

Biomass heating comes to campus

Take a walk down Balmoral Street this spring and you’ll notice a shiny new addition to campus. The large metal silo near the entrance to Manitoba Hall might look out of place in downtown Winnipeg, but it’s an important part of the University’s new biomass heating system. Biomass is a renewable fuel source that comes …Read more >

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Relearning a family language, teaching others, learning how to pray — the reasons for taking part in UWinnipeg’s summer 2017 Learn to Speak Ojibwe program were as diverse as the students.

Krypton calling: Alumna creates languages for Hollywood blockbusters

Dr. Christine’s Schreyer’s fictional languages have appeared in some of the biggest movies of the last few years, including the Kryptonian language used in the 2013 film “Man of Steel.”

A step towards reconciliation

The Indigenous Course Requirement came into effect for all new undergraduate students in September 2016. Read about the initiative’s first year.

A vision for arts and culture downtown

Harry Strub is a psychology professor and music aficionado who arrived at United College 1966, one year before UWinnipeg was established. Read about Strub in this article originally published in UWinnipeg Magazine.

Pioneering appreciation for young people’s texts and cultures

The faculty profile on Dr. Mavis Reimer was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Dr. Annette Trimbee focused on Strategic Directions

This Q & A with Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor of UWinnipeg, was originally published in the 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Still downtown, no longer underground

Launched in 1963, UWinnipeg’s on-campus radio station has a rich history of offering students and the community a unique opportunity to express ideas and discover new music heard nowhere else on Winnipeg’s airwaves.

A rich history of fine art appreciation

Fine art objects have been acquired by The University of Winnipeg and its founding colleges for more than 100 years. Learn about the history of Gallery 1C03 in this article originally published in the 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

A Living Test Tube: Examining fifty years as an urban university

Fifty years ago, a small downtown campus called United College received a charter and became The University of Winnipeg. Read this article from our commemorative edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.