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University of Winnipeg Canada Day Celebration

On Friday, June 30, 2006, President Lloyd Axworthy hosted a Canada Day Picnic to celebrate Canada’s birthday with faculty, staff, students, their families, University friends, associates, and community neighbours. Free refreshments were served, including hot dogs, veggie dogs, and drinks and prizes were awarded for the best Celebrate Canada Day costumes. Festivities included musical entertainment, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Celebrates Canada Day Today!

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UWinnipeg Among Best in Country – Maclean’s

The University of Winnipeg was ranked among the best in the country by students in a new Maclean’s magazine survey released June 19, 2006. Well known for its annual review of Canadian universities which it releases each fall, this year, Maclean’s decided to conduct a survey of the students themselves to see how they rank the quality of education …Read more >

Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Offers Free Summer Day Camps to Inner-City Yout..

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Winnipeg Celebrates Second AfricaFest

The African Communities of Manitoba Inc. is hosting, for the second time, AfricaFest June 16 at St. Boniface College and June 17 at The University of Winnipeg. AfricaFest 2006 is an opportunity for Manitobans of African descent to improve awareness of issues critical to people of African heritage and to share and celebrate understanding their …Read more >

UWinnipeg Community Helps Ensure Fair & Democratic Elections in Peru

As observers in the recent Peruvian elections, University of Winnipeg students, alumni, and faculty were given an outstanding opportunity to witness “democracy in action.” University President Lloyd Axworthy led an Organization of American States (OAS) Electoral Observation Mission monitoring the April 9, 2006 general elections in Peru and the runoff presidential elections held June 4, …Read more >

Summer Institute Western Esotericism: Heretical Movements & Secret Societie..

To those familiar with the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code, secret societies, occult sciences, and political intrigue are all familiar territory. This course puts those popular themes into context, exploring historical and philosophical background on the issues that made The Da Vinci Code a smash hit. This course, featuring UWinnipeg Alumnus Frank Albo, will culminate with a tour …Read more >

AfricaFest 2006

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Devastating Earthquake Deepens Students’ Commitment to Help Others

At 5:54 a.m. local time Saturday, May 27, 2006 a deadly earthquake measuring 6.3, struck the ancient city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia and surrounding areas—killing more than 6,200 people and destroying 50-100 per cent of villages. Over one million people have been displaced and assistance is thus far extremely limited. University of Winnipeg Arts student Kevin …Read more >

Mark Your Calendar: H. Sanford Riley to Speak at AGM

University of Winnipeg Chancellor H. Sanford Riley will be the guest speaker at the Alumni Association’s Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 12, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Faculty & Staff Club (4th Floor Wesley Hall). Don’t miss Chancellor Riley’s presentation on “The University of Winnipeg Going Global.” The AGM will be followed …Read more >