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Watch Wesmen Volleyball Online Today at Noon: UWinnipeg takes on McMaster in CIS..

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Volleyball team today take the first step in defending their Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Championship when they face the McMaster Marauders, and Wesmen fans can watch all the action online at 12:00 Noon. The University of Laval is playing host to the CIS Championships and will …Read more >

UWinnipeg Collegiate Open House Runs Tomorrow

Info on exceptional high-school programs available at evening event WINNIPEG, MB – If you’re in high school (Grades 9 through 12) and you’d like to find out more about The University of Winnipeg Collegiate, then you and your parents are invited to The Collegiate Open House 2008, which takes place Wed., Feb. 27 from 5:00-8:00 …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Present Two Public Health Agency of Canada Events

PHAC Speakers Series features Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest, Feb. 27 & 28 WINNIPEG, MB – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC – MB/SK Region) and The University of Winnipeg (Department of Urban & Inner City Studies) are pleased to present two special events this week featuring Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest, President of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau …Read more >

Innovative Learning Centre is University Affairs Cover Story

ILC & its coordinator Kevin Chief profiled in March edition of University Affairs Magazine WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Innovative Learning Centre (ILC), its inspiring education programs and coordinator Kevin Chief are featured on the cover of University Affairs Magazine’s March 2008 edition. The six-page cover article highlights the mission, work and achievements …Read more >

Lloyd Axworthy Delivers Keynote Address at International Conference on R2P

UWinnipeg President headlines Responsibility to Protect event in Bangkok WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg President & Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy today delivered the keynote address at the International Conference on Preventing Mass Atrocities: Asian Perspectives on R2P (Responsibility to Protect), in Bangkok, Thailand. In his remarks, Axworthy spoke about the importance of the R2P concept and called …Read more >

UWinnipeg Scores High in Maclean’s / CUSC Student Survey

First-Year students give UWinnipeg thumbs up for quality of teaching, class sizes, access to professors WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is again one of Canada’s top universities for quality of teaching and class sizes, according to a survey of first-year students conducted by Maclean’s magazine and the Canadian Undergraduate Survey Consortium (CUSC). The …Read more >

UWinnipeg Launches Faculty of Business & Economics

Unique program to develop tomorrow’s top business leaders. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today took another significant step forward by announcing that it has established a new Faculty of Business & Economics. Today’s statement comes on the heels of the announcement that the University now offers graduate studies programs that are unique in …Read more >

UWinnipeg Opens the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre

State-of-the-Art Fitness facility named in honor of long-time athletic director WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today officially opened its brand new fitness facility, which is part of a $3.5-million expansion to the Duckworth Centre. The University also announced the facility will be called The Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre, named in honor of outgoing …Read more > to Webcast Wesmen Playoff Action this Week

Women’s basketball, men’s volleyball teams featured in post-season play. WINNIPEG, MB – The playoff season has arrived in the Canada West Conference and, as always, The University of Winnipeg Wesmen teams are in the hunt for title glory. The women’s basketball team and the men’s volleyball squad will play host to post-season action this week …Read more >

UWinnipeg Student Film Festival Calls for Submissions

The 6th Annual Student Film Festival runs April 23-25, 2008 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film invites submissions for its 6th Annual University of Winnipeg Student Film Festival. The deadline for submissions is Mon., Apr. 7, 2008 at 4:00 pm SHARP. The following is information on the festival: Festival …Read more >