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Wright Award for ‘Mathletes’ Coach

WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg Visiting Scholar, Dr. Bill Sands, is the recipient of the prestigious Canadian Mathematical Society’s 2008 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. Canada’s ‘Mathletes’  Sands has helped guide and nurture the CMS’s International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) program, the world championship of high school mathematics competitions. The CMS sponsors a team of students …Read more >

Alan Ahow Wins Cis Dale Iwanoczko Award

Wesmen volleyball star earns national honor for athletics, academics & community involvement WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg and the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Association (CIS) are pleased to announce that fifth-year men’s volleyball player Alan Ahow has been named the CIS recipient of the Dale Iwanoczko Award. The CIS made the announcement at its …Read more >

Visiting Anishinabe Elder Lecture Open To All

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Governance program is pleased to welcome visiting Anishinabe Elder Fred Kelly to campus on Tuesday, March 3, 2009. Everyone is welcome to attend Fred Kelly’s a PowerPoint presentation on Treaties, Governance and Anishinabeg. Fred Kelly Tuesday, March 3, 2009 9:30 am -12:20 pm Rice Building Seminar Room …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 At The University Of Winnipeg Proudly Presents

Cameroonian Artist And Activist Issa Nyaphaga WINNIPEG MB, – Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg will host a one-night performance and exhibition by Cameroonian artist and activist Issa Nyaphaga, in partnership with Alliance Française du Manitoba and UWinnipeg’s Global College on Wednesday, March 25, 2009. This event is part of Afri’k! – a city-wide …Read more >

UWinnipeg to Welcome New Chancellor

Business leader and media owner Robert Silver elected WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents and Senate have jointly elected well-known Winnipeg business and community leader Robert (Bob) Silver to serve as the University’s 7th Chancellor, effective July 1, 2009. Silver is President of Western Glove Works, co-owner of the Warehouse One …Read more >

Black History Month: An Evolving Trend at The University Of Winnipeg

Mentorship Luncheon- Mar 6, 2009 February is recognized nationally as Black History month, a time to celebrate the struggles, achievements and future of Black Canadians. In the spirit of Black History month and the upcoming lecture series with Vincent Harding, the speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr. to be held at The University of Winnipeg, …Read more >

The place where music and justice meet – FUSION

What can you get for $10 or $15 these days? Can you and a friend go to the movies? A couple of lattés costs just over $9. In Uganda, with $10 you can buy a child school supplies. You can feed a child for a whole month for the price of 2 FUSION tickets. The …Read more >

Darwin on the Brain & Kinship

Laird Lecture welcomes a pair of Psychology specialists WINNIPEG, MB – The 2009 Elizabeth Laird Lecture discusses The Darwinian Psychology of Human Kinship featuring eminent specialists Dr. Martin Daly and Dr. Margo Wilson from McMaster University on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 pm, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public and …Read more >

Healthy Living In The Inner City Speakers Series

Housing and Health: Coming in from the Cold WINNIPEG, MB – The next event of the Healthy Living in the Inner City Speakers Series takes place Thursday, February 26th, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Carol Shields Auditorium, 2nd floor of the Millennium Library, 251 Donald. “Housing and Health: Coming In from the Cold” …Read more >

Legendary Speechwriter Speaks on Campus

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg presents the distinguished civil rights activist and historian of the Civil Rights Movement Dr. Vincent Harding. His lecture Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama’s Other Ancestors is on Thursday March 5, 2009, at 7:00 pm in the Duckworth Centre and is free and open to the public. …Read more >