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2009 Report To The Community Now Available On-Line

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is releasing its 2009 Report to the Community which highlights the renaissance that’s underway on campus in an easy-to-read, eight-page, magazine format. The Report allows members of the general public to: sample some of our interesting professors, students and learn about our new degree programs see images of …Read more >

UWinnipeg Board Approves Balanced Budget For 2009-10

Fiscal Responsibility The Focus During Challenging Economic Times WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents tonight approved a balanced operating budget of $75 million for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. The University achieved this balanced budget through significant cuts, including an increase in vacancy management. “This is a prudent budget in challenging times,” …Read more >

UWinnipeg-Led Team Cracks Open the Secrets of a Fossil Brain

As their research is published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg associate professor in anthropology  and resident fossil specialist, Dr. Mary Silcox and UWinnipeg student Claire Dalmyn, now a graduate student at York University have cracked open the details to the brain of a small primate that …Read more >

Green Light For Downtown Projects

Board Approves Redevelopment Of United Army Surplus Site And Greyhound Bus Depot In 2009-2010 Capital Budget WINNIPEG, MB – Downtown Winnipeg is about to get one of its largest bookstore for students, residents and office workers in a newly-refurbished space in the Greyhound bus depot, and a new three-storey building constructed to a minimum LEED …Read more >

UWinnipeg Goes to the Dog

In celebration of raising the funds to purchase Wesley – the mine sniffing dog WINNIPEG, MB – Over a dozen dogs flooded UWinnipeg’s front lawn this morning to celebrate the purchase of their colleague Wesley, UWinnipeg’s mine-sniffing dog. The University has successfully raised more than the $15,360 to purchase Wesley through Global College. Direct Result …Read more >

Physics Prof Receives Grant of $4.225 Million

Award to Jeff Martin largest ever to a Manitoba academic from CFI WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg Physics professor Jeff Martin is the recipient of research funding of $4.225-million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), which is the largest award to a Manitoba post-secondary institution since CFI was founded in 1997. Martin will use the …Read more >

Agents of Change Receive Certification At UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Today, 40 middle school children have been released into the world as Agents of Change as part of The University of Winnipeg Innovative Learning Centre (ILC) and a UNESCO educational program. These students from John Pritchard Junior and Munroe Junior High Schools received certificates for their hard work and achievement during this …Read more >

Course registration begins June 15

Fall & Winter offerings available for viewing online at WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg students can now prepare for their 2009-2010 Fall & Winter studies, as course registration begins June 15. The details of registration process are at The following is a list of key registration dates: June 15-18 – First-time, newly admitted students …Read more >

UWinnipeg Pilots Communication Coaching

A new initiative for internationally educated professionals WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Program is piloting a new initiative, where Communication Coaches are dispatched to local companies to work intensively with foreign-trained skilled professionals in the areas of cultural competence, writing and oral communication. Currently the ESP pilot program …Read more >

Influenza Precautions

Influenza, the flu, is a viral illness that spreads from person to person by coughing, sneezing or through contact with surfaces that have been contaminated. Symptoms may include fever, headache, cough, muscle aches, runny nose, sore throat and exhaustion. The onset of influenza is usually sudden. HOW TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INFLUENZA Frequent and …Read more >