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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editor & Author of The Heat is On and Boiling Point ..

Ross Gelbspan—retired editor and reporter with The Philadelphia Bulletin, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe—is used to putting the heat on policymakers and bringing the climate crisis to the forefront. In 1998, he published: The Heat Is On: the Climate Crisis, the Cover-Up, the Prescription(Perseus Books). The book received attention when President Clinton told the …Read more >

Early Admission Deadline: March 1, 2005

Planning to start University this fall? Submit your application to The University of Winnipeg by the March 1, 2005 Early Admission and Scholarship deadline. Meeting the Early Admission deadline has many benefits, including early notification of acceptance, first choice of courses at registration time, and automatic consideration for entrance scholarships.

Can Canada Take Climate Change Lead from Iceland? Canadian/Icelandic Perspective..

Many see Iceland as a template for a green, sustainable future for our cities, our countries, and our world. With almost unlimited geothermal energy sizzling beneath its surface, Iceland has an official goal of making the country oil-free by shifting cars, buses, trucks and ships over to hydrogen by about 2050. By then, in theory, …Read more >

Religion and Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Human Existence and Natural Cata..

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Aurora Family Therapy Centre Open House: Showcasing Excellence in Community Serv..

Usually discovered by clients through word of mouth, Aurora Family Therapy Centre—formerly the Interfaith Marriage and Family Institute—is a safe and welcoming environment where growth and change happen. The Centre both educates family therapists and offers therapy to families, couples, and individuals on an ability-to-pay basis. Aurora Family Therapy Centre will be having anOpen House …Read more >

Human Development and Poverty Reduction: Lessons from Success Stories

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Margaret Sweatman ’74 First Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Prominent Canadian author Margaret Sweatman is the inaugural University of Winnipeg Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. The announcement was made Monday, February 21 by Lloyd Axworthy, President of The University of Winnipeg, at a reception at Random House in Toronto. “Carol Shields was enormously committed to cultivating young writers,” said Axworthy. “To extract the dignity, the very essence, to uncover …Read more >

Margaret Sweatman Named First Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

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Residential School 101 Monday, February 21, 2005

This free and public presentation is sponsored by The University of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Services Centre, Aboriginal Self-Governance Program, Education, and Menno Simons College. Conversation and storytelling on the history and experience of survival.   Attend morning, afternoon, or both sessions. Free and open to the public. Period I 8:30 a.m. Opening Prayer & Refreshments …Read more >

Grad Uncovers Winnipeg’s Own Da Vinci Code

University of Winnipeg graduate Frank Albo (BA ’02) has spent years researching the esoteric and occult elements in the architectural design of the Manitoba Legislative Building. And what he’s found may surprise you. “The construction of our legislature follows the conventions of how ancient pagan temples were constructed,” says Albo, pointing to details like the …Read more >