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A Commissioned Swann Song for Carol Shields Festival

Award winning composer creates original work for Festival of Voices WINNIPEG, MB – Award-winning Canadian composer and University of Winnipeg alumnus Randolph Peters has been commissioned to create a choral piece based on Shields’ writings that will premiere at the inaugural Carol Shields Symposium on Women’s Writing: Festival of Voices, from May 8-10, 2009 at …Read more >

Graduate Students Shine at 1st Annual Research Colloquium

WINNIPEG, MB – The talents of University of Winnipeg graduate students were on full display at the University’s First Annual Graduate Students Research Colloquium. Eight graduate students took part in the April 8 event, which featured oral and poster presentations on topics from several academic areas. The full house of attendees at the event also …Read more >

UWinnipeg Faculty Contribute To Winning Book

Four members of Dept. of Modern Languages & Literature contribute to book that won the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award WINNIPEG, MB – Four faculty members of The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Modern Languages and Literature have been recognized for their contributions to a book about Saint-Boniface that won the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book …Read more >


WINNIPEG, MB – The Centre for Sustainable Transportation (CST), along with the City of Winnipeg, is excited to announce the launch of the OttoCYCLE study. This study is offering Winnipeg city cyclists the chance to track their cycling routes to determine where to build potential cycling infrastructure. More than 900 cyclists will be able to …Read more >


Choose To Explore Up To 11 Winnipeg Neighbourhoods In Guided Walks WINNIPEG, MB – Transcona and Old St. Vital are new additions to Winnipeg’s version of Jane’s Walk, which takes place this coming weekend – Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2009. People can also lace up their shoes and explore Fort Rouge-Riverview, West …Read more >

Protecting Youth From Abuse In Olympic Sports

A Practical Guide For World-Wise Use Now In Development WINNIPEG, MB – A grant of $300,000 from the International Olympic Committee is allowing a team of experts including Dr. Sandra Kirby, Associate Vice-President (Research) & Dean of Graduate Studies at The University of Winnipeg and former Olympic rower, to develop an on-line education program aimed …Read more >

UWinnipeg & TRLabs Align

Signing an academic affiliate agreement that will benefit research WINNIPEG, MB – Research is an integral element of a university’s success. Today, The University of Winnipeg and TRLabs have signed into an academic affiliate agreement that will contribute to research in information and communication technology (ICT) – related fields and will benefit research in the …Read more >

Celebrating the A-Z of Intellectual Enrichment

The UWinnipeg Enrichment Program is in its 26th successful year WINNIPEG, MB – Hundreds of curious high-school intellectuals from Grades 9-12 will be on campus for a week of intense study as part of UWinnipeg’s Enrichment Program, April 27- May 1, 2009. The subjects offered this year range from Ancient Greece to Led Zeppelin. In …Read more >

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UWinnipeg’s Kevin Chief Honoured By Premier

Tireless community educator receives Premier’s Volunteer Service Award WINNIPEG, MB – A dedicated University of Winnipeg community educator who inspires inner-city children to reach for their dreams, Kevin Chief tonight is receiving the prestigious Premier’s Volunteer Service Award. Chief is coordinator of UWinnipeg’s Innovative Learning Centre, which brings hundreds of children onto campus each year …Read more >