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Cooking Up Diversity

Unique In Canada, New Food Service On Campus Offers Healthy Meals And Jobs For The Under-Employed WINNIPEG, MB – It’s a whole new concept in campus dining – attract a well-known chef, offer socially responsible and delicious food, provide high-quality jobs for immigrants, newcomers and Aboriginal peoples – put in a blender and mix. That’s …Read more >

Two UWinnipeg Grads Win Trudeau Foundation Awards

Martine August & David Theodore earn prestigious scholarships WINNIPEG, MB – Two Manitobans were among 15 young PhD students to receive scholarships from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in Montreal, and both are University of Winnipeg graduates. Martine August and David Theodore epitomize a generation of young academics who are committed to tackling today’s critical …Read more >

Seventeen UWinnipeg students receive NSERC research awards

WINNIPEG, MB – Undergrads at The University of Winnipeg continue to participate in meaningful research projects, as 17 UWinnipeg students have been awarded NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Undergraduate Student Research Awards. The awards, valued at $4,500 per student, allow students to work on an NSERC-supported research project for a 16-week …Read more >

UWinnipeg Creates The H. Sanford Riley Centre For Canadian History

Distinction Announced Today As UWinnipeg’s Chancellor Receives Honorary Doctorate Of Laws WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is becoming a hub for the study and appreciation of Canadian history with the announcement today of the newly created H. Sanford Riley Centre for Canadian History. The H. Sanford Riley Centre for Canadian History forms the …Read more >

Watch Convocation live on

You can watch all the proceedings of the 90th Spring Convocation live on Broadcast times are as follow: Thursday, June 4 Morning Ceremony: 9:30 am-12:00 Noon Afternoon Ceremony: 2:30-5:00 pm Friday, June 5 Morning Ceremony: 9:30am-12:00 Noon

Shooting Hoops On Spence

Dozens Of Youth Gather This Weekend For First “Summer In The City” Street Festival & Basketball Tournament On Spence Street WINNIPEG, MB – Journalists are invited to attend The University of Winnipeg and the Inner-City Jr.Wesmen inaugural “Summer In The City” Street Festival and Basketball Tournament taking place this weekend, Friday, June 5 and Saturday, …Read more >

Sixteen Managers Poised To Graduate Through Unique Business Program

Industry Partners Key To Success Of First-Ever Graduates In Pilot Program WINNIPEG, MB – Sixteen adult learners who work full-time as managers will graduate tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, 2009 from The University of Winnipeg with a hard-earned Bachelor of Business Administration degree because of an innovative pilot program. This unique initiative between industry partners including …Read more >

UWinnipeg offering its first Men’s Studies course

Unique offering examines myths, theories of boys & men WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is presenting students a unique learning opportunity by offering its first Men’s Studies course. The University is encouraging students to be part of history, watch films and learn about masculinity in a condensed full course taught in the Winter …Read more >

Fusion makes way for clear water

Sierra Noble to headline fundraising concert WINNIPEG, MB – More than one billion people in the world do not have clean drinking water. The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment is hosting a Fusion Concert on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 7:30 pm in Riddell Hall to raise money for WaterCan, a leading Canadian charity …Read more >