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Spring Comes to UWinnipeg

Spring has sprung at The University of Winnipeg, and we’ve got the petunias to prove it! Abu Kamara (left) and Mike Bisson (right) of the Physical Plant are hard at work beautifying the campus with hundreds of purple, red, and white petunias. This annual planting spree takes place each year in preparation for Spring Convocation, …Read more >

Reaching Out Through Research

Dr. Louesa Polyzoi, University of Winnipeg Education/Developmental Studies professor, will be speaking at the next Brown Bag Research Lecture on June 7, 2004 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Room 3C01. She will present highlights of a major CIDA project,Russian Teacher Training for At-Risk Students, funded by the University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation. The three-year …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Off-Campus Housing Registry Heads into Second Year

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Sugar and Splice: a Feminist Film Festival

Sugar and Splice: a feminist film festival features thought-provoking feature films, documentaries, and short films that will challenge stereotypes and stimulate discussion. Organized by current and former University of Winnipeg students, a Women’s Studies instructor, and an independent filmmaker, it runs from May 28 to May 30 at Cinematheque. Sugar and Splice also presents a …Read more >

$550,000 Aboriginal Student Services Centre Under Construction at University of ..

The University of Winnipeg launched construction of a new Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) this week as part of a strategic plan to better meet the needs of a growing population of Aboriginal students. The 3,000 square foot space will be a home-away-from-home for more than 800 Aboriginal students who attend The University of Winnipeg. …Read more >

UWSA President Receives Young Woman of Distinction Award

University of Winnipeg Students’ Association President Sarah Amyot was awarded the prestigious Young Woman of Distinction Award at the 28th Annual YWCA-YMCA Women of Distinction Awards presented May 5, 2004. “This award means a lot to me. I’m happy to be acknowledged for the work I’ve done, but it’s also important because it signifies that …Read more >

Lloyd Axworthy Begins Term as The University of Winnipeg’s Sixth President..

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Lloyd Axworthy Begins Term as President & Vice-Chancellor

The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy PC, OC, OM took office today as The University of Winnipeg’s sixth President and Vice-Chancellor. “There’s a renewed sense of pride and momentum at The University of Winnipeg,” said Axworthy, a graduate of The University of Winnipeg’s Class of 1961. “People across the country are taking notice once again of the …Read more >