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Axworthy To Assist Arctic Climate Change Commission

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg has accepted an invitation to serve as a commissioner on the Aspen Institute’s Dialogue and Commission on Arctic Climate Change. The Commission is composed of scientists, policy experts, oil company executives, and representatives from Arctic native peoples and environmental organizations including Sheila Watt-Cloutier …Read more >

Exposing Two Faces Of Poverty

UWinnipeg conference attracts international and local expertise WINNIPEG, MB – More than 200 participants will gather at The University of Winnipeg for a two-day conference next week devoted to advancing the legal and human rights of people living in poverty here at home and around the globe. Two Faces of Poverty: Making the Law Work …Read more >

UWinnipeg Remains One Of Canada’s Best Universities

Globe & Mail survey places UWinnipeg among nation’s best for quality of education, academic reputation. 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 The Globe & Mail Canadian University Report 2009. UWinnipeg ranks 1st or 2nd in …Read more >

Rescuing Lake Winnipeg’s Watershed

The RED ZONE: Chemicals, Currents and Change Symposium October 26 -28 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation present the RED ZONE: Chemicals, Currents and Change Symposium on campus from October 26-28. The symposium features internationally distinguished scientists who specialize in Lake Winnipeg’s watershed issues. …Read more >

The University of Winnipeg Work Study Program

The University of Winnipeg Work Study Program is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance through part-time campus employment to students who are current recipients of aid through the Manitoba Student Financial Assistance Program (Canada Student Loan & Manitoba Student Loan) or through another province’s “student aid” program).  If you have borrowed from a student line-of-credit …Read more >

Monograph on Electric Bicycles in Manitoba Released

WINNIPEG, MB – The Centre for Sustainable Transportation (CST) at The University of Winnipeg announced today the release of a research monograph on electric bicycles in Manitoba. Electric Bicycles in Manitoba  Sustainable Transportation includes active transportation: human motive power, including walking and cycling. There is a perceived sense of increased use of bicycles and electric, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Season Opens With Intense Political Shakespeare

H5: The Life of King Henry the Fifth WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2008/09 theatre season with a powerful, political revision of William Shakespeare’s Henry V called H5: The Life of King Henry the Fifth. The play, which runs from November 18 to 22, 2008 will be …Read more >

Maria Campbell Named Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Accomplished Aboriginal artist, cultural leader begins new role in January WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence for 2009 is one of Canada’s most distinguished Aboriginal writers, Maria Campbell. Campbell is an accomplished artist and cultural leader. She is a novelist, playwright, film producer and director. She has been awarded three honorary …Read more > to webcast BOB-FM Basketball Shootout

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s basketball team swings into action this weekend when it plays host to the BOB-FM Basketball Shootout and will provide live webcast coverage of each Wesmen game. The four-team event runs Friday, October 10 through Sunday, October 12 and it features Brandon, Fraser Valley and Royal …Read more >

UWinnipeg is now on Facebook

Attention all students, faculty & staff! The University of Winnipeg is now on facebook! The University has created a Facebook page and a Facebook group. These items feature recruitment information, links to the University’s website, recruitment videos, campus photos and links to sites such as the Wesmen and the UWSA. To view The University of …Read more >