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H1N1 Bug Found on Chip

WINNIPEG, MB – A University of Winnipeg team from Applied Computer Science consisting of Faculty member Simon Liao and Adjunct Professor Michael Zhang, with Bin Huang and Francis Lin, earned the cash prize of $5,000 for the White Board Challenge on the eve of Wednesday, November 19. The Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba …Read more >

Live Webcast on Climate Change – Dec 1st

WINNIPEG, MB – The Institute of Urban Studies and the International Institute for Sustainable Development present a live webcast on climate change, as part of the Munk Debates series. Elizabeth May, George Monbiot, Bjorn Lomborg and Lord Nigel Lawson will debate the proposition: “Be it resolved that climate change is mankind’s defining crisis, and demands …Read more >

UWinnipeg Receives 2009 Downtown BIZ Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today received an award from Winnipeg’s Downtown BIZ for Outstanding Long-term Growth and Commitment to the downtown community. The plaque, presented by Mo Razik, Vice Chair of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Board and Chair of the BIZ Awards Committee, to Lloyd Axworthy, UWinnipeg President & Vice-Chancellor, celebrates downtown businesses …Read more >

UWinnipeg Co-Leads Major Canadian Homeless Study

Goal to determine what housing supports work best for those most vulnerable WINNIPEG, MB – More than 500 people in Winnipeg who are homeless and living with a mental illness are being recruited to participate in Canada’s largest-ever study on the issue. The Winnipeg At Home project is aimed at providing people with stable, long-term …Read more >

On a Wait List for a Winter Term Course? Check your Email!

On WebAdvisor, if you’ve placed your name on a wait list for a Winter Term course section that is full, please check your “” email account often, as this is the way you will be notified if an open seat becomes available. Hot Tip: Up to Dec. 17, we will run the wait list processing …Read more >

Prisoners’ Rights and HIV Prevention

WINNIPEG, MB – The public is invited to attend a free, public lecture: “Prisoners’ Rights to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care” Monday, November 23, 2009 6:30 – 8:00 PM Eckhart Grammatté Hall – 3rd floor Centennial Hall The University of Winnipeg You are invited to a panel discussion on “Prisoners’ Rights to HIV Prevention, Treatment, …Read more >

Duckworth Centre Open House

The Duckworth Centre is hosting a week-long Open House from November 23 -29, 2009, to introduce faculty and staff to all the benefits of the state-of-the-art fitness facilities on campus by offering free access to the facilities. To encourage everyone to visit, all drop-in fees are waived during the Open House, making all classes, Club & …Read more >

The United Way Pedometer Challenge

Calling all Fitness Enthusiasts!! During the week of November 23-27, 2009, the Kinesiology Department and the Kinesiology Students Association is hosting a pedometer challenge in support of the United Way. We encourage all students, faculty members and employees of The University of Winnipeg to participate. Radio host Ace Burpee kickstarts the challenge on November 23 …Read more >

Outstanding Students Receive Aboriginal Awards

More Than Thirty UWinnipeg Students Honoured By Business Council WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to thirty-three students from a wide-variety of disciplines who have received the Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Award for 2009/2010, which comes with a cash award of $3,000. The Business Council’s Aboriginal post-secondary award program is …Read more >

Live Webcast – 2009 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival

Hear From The Legends And The Rising Stars Of Indigenous Cinema WHAT: 2009 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival LIVE WEBCAST EVENT hosted by CBC’s Cecil Rosner WHEN: 7:00 to 10:00 PM, Thursday, November 19 WHERE: The University of Winnipeg Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, third floor Centennial Hall 515 Portage Avenue ADMISSION: FREE Come here from the legends and …Read more >