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Tom Jackson Named Duff Roblin Award Winner

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is delighted to pay tribute to Tom Jackson as the 2008 recipient of The Duff Roblin Award. The award is being presented at the President’s Gala Dinner on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at the Hotel Fort Garry. The inaugural Duff Roblin Award was named in honour of and …Read more >

UWSA By-Elections 2008

Important Dates: Informational Meeting – 12:30 Fri Oct 3 in 3M60 All Candidates Meeting – 12:30 Mon Oct 20 in 3M65 Voting Period – Mon Oct 27 – Thur Oct 30 Contact the Chief Elections Commissioner,, for more information

Winnipeg Wesmen Webcasts Begin Thursday, October 2

Lea Marc Volleyball Challenge served up on WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Wesmen webcasts on for the 2008-09 season commence this week with live volleyball action from the Duckworth Centre. Diane Scott’s Wesmen women’s team is the featured attraction, as it takes part in the Lea Marc Volleyball Tournament. The six-team …Read more >

Winter Term Wait List Reminder WebAdvisor (Online Registration)

Starting soon, the wait list processor will be automatically sending wait listed students a reminder email message if there is an open seat in their course section offered in the 2009 Winter Term. If you are on a wait list for a course section in the 2009 Winter Term and if you are near the …Read more >

Outstanding Faculty Win Major Honours

James Christie and James Currie win prestigious academic awards WINNIPEG, MB – Two outstanding UWinnipeg faculty members are the latest winners of prestigious academics honors. James Christie, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, has won the Clarence Atchison Award for excellence in community service while James Currie, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Science, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Prof Elected To Fellowship of The Royal Society Of Canada

Dr. Jennifer Brown receives highest honour for scholarship WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg professor Dr. Jennifer Brown has been elected into the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada for her outstanding scholarly achievement in ethnohistory. Brown specializes in history of the fur trade and of the Northern Algonquian and Métis peoples. Election to RSC …Read more >

Gabbing About Gables

Featuring two lectures on the novel & novelist of ‘Anne of Green Gables’ WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is sponsoring a day of talks on Anne of Green Gables featuring two lectures Thursday, September 25, 2008. This event is in celebration the 100th anniversary …Read more >

Two Faces Of Poverty Conference Open To Public

WINNIPEG, MB – Please run the following public service announcement until Monday, November 3, 2008: The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is hosting an important conference in November based on the report of the United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor. The conference will be held November 3 and 4, 2008 at the …Read more >

How Coyotes Get Their Meal

Prefer whitetails in summer, mule deer in winter WINNIPEG, MB – The interaction between predator, prey behaviour and seasons is key to understanding the impact a predator can have on the prey population, according to a study by University of Winnipeg biologist Dr. Susan Lingle and a research team based at the McIntyre Ranch in …Read more >

English Language Program seeks volunteers

Language Partner Program The University of Winnipeg English Language Program is looking for YOU to be a language partner. Language Partners are fluent speaking English Volunteers who spend one hour a week with an English as an Additional Language (EAL) learner. The program lasts for 12 weeks and at the end of completing 12 hours …Read more >