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The Duckworth Challenge: Winnipeg’s Two Universities Battle for Sport Supremac..

Teams from The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba will go head-to-head in the 17th annual Duckworth Challenge Thursday, Nov. 1. The women take to the court at 6:00 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 8:00 p.m. The volleyball portion of the cross-town rivalry featuring the Wesmen and Bisons will take place …Read more >

Picnic Packs Punch

UWinnipeg Theatre season opens with exciting take on William Inge’s Picnic WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2007/08 theatre season Nov. 20-24, 2007 with William Inge’s Picnic. The play will be performed by the Fourth-Year Honours Acting-Contemporary Performance class with technical support from the Department’s production students. …Read more >

Are Plug-in Hybrids the Eco-Friendly Future of Transportation?

WINNIPEG: Advanced technology plug-in hybrid electric vehicles – expected to dramatically lower gasoline consumption and lead to a more sustainable and energy efficient transportation system – will take centre stage at a groundbreaking conference at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg Nov. 1 and 2, 2007 entitled PHEV2007 Conference: Where the Grid Meets the Road. Presented …Read more >

Convocation: Honouring our Graduates & Award Recipients

Graduation is a time for celebrating outstanding achievements. The University of Winnipeg welcomed family, friends and the public to honour the graduating class of the eighty-fifth convocation. Autumn Convocation took place Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 at The University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre. Otto Klassen was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by The University of Winnipeg; Jim Silver, Professor …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Honour Peter Liba with Global Citizenship Award

The late Lt.-Gov. recognized for outstanding contributions to province, world WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will honour former Manitoba Lieutenant-Governor Peter Liba with its Global Citizenship Award tonight at the school’s Autumn Convocation Dinner at the Hotel Fort Garry. The University is giving Liba the award posthumously for his contribution to both Manitoba …Read more >

Autumn Convocation

Event honors Graduates & Award Recipients, Confers HD on Mennonite Documentary Filmmaker Otto Klassen WINNIPEG, MB – Graduation is a time for celebrating outstanding achievements. The University of Winnipeg welcomes family, friends and the public to honour the graduating class of the eighty-fifth convocation. Chancellor H. Sanford Riley, President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy, the Board …Read more >

UWinnipeg Among Top Undergrad Universities in Canada

UWinnipeg among top four in Canada for quality of education, first in the West for academic reputation according to students in Globe & Mail survey. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg continues to be one of Canada’s top undergraduate universities, particularly in the area of academic excellence, according to today’s Globe & Mail 2007 …Read more >

Reaching Out Through Research: Pauline Greenhill

Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, will be speaking about Cultural Studies Research:  New Directions in Ethnographic, Historic, and Textual Analysis at the next Brown Bag Research Lecture. October 15, 2007 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Room 3C01 The Brown Bag Lecture Series is sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President (Research …Read more >

Evening for Outstanding Students

Celebrate Your Success, Explore Your Future If you are a high school student looking at an average of 80 per cent or higher, The University of Winnipeg invites you to an exclusive event for high achievers. The University of Winnipeg Evening for Outstanding students takes place Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the …Read more >

World Record Walk Encourages Participaction

Calling ALL UWinnipeg Students, Faculty and Staff to walk a 1 kilometre loop on Wed. Oct. 3 around the Legislative Grounds and help set a Guinness World Record! A group will leave from Portage Commons at The University of Winnipeg at 11:00 a.m. sharp or participants can meet by 11:15 a.m. at the UWinnipeg Marshalling …Read more >