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Kevin Chief Wins Award For Exceptional Community Service

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg congratulates one of its most dedicated staff members, Kevin Chief, for winning last night’s Future Leaders of Manitoba Award in the category of Community Service. Chief is a role-model and advocate for Winnipeg inner-city children and youth and is an inspirational Coordinator of UWinnipeg’s Innovative Learning Centre team. …Read more >

Enbridge Embraces Eco-Kids On Campus

Enbridge $25,000 Sponsorship Supports Winnipeg’s Inner-City Children WINNIPEG, MB – A $25,000 grant from Enbridge presented to The University of Winnipeg today will help build strength and sustainability in Winnipeg’s inner-city, providing 40 school children with the chance to learn about science on the University campus and engage in fun educational activities. The Enbridge Eco-Kids …Read more >

Buhler Centre Transforms Downtown Campus

Largest Private Gift Of $4 Million To UWinnipeg Supports Business Students And Strengthens Downtown WINNIPEG, MB – An historic $4 million dollar gift from Winnipeg business icons and philanthropists John and Bonnie Buhler to The University of Winnipeg announced today will support the construction of one of downtown’s signature buildings at 460 Portage Avenue, to …Read more >

Cisco Innovation Centre to foster increased research and collaboration

Governments of Canada and Manitoba Support UWin CREATE at The University of Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba – A joint federal-provincial investment, combined with an endowment from networking technology leader Cisco, will enable The University of Winnipeg’s environmental science program to increase research on “green” technology and expand its collaboration with industry, leading to more business opportunities. …Read more >

Grant Richter interim men’s basketball coach

Men’s basketball coach Dave Crook steps aside WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Crook stepped aside today as head coach of the team. Grant Richter takes over on an interim basis for the remainder of the 2009-2010 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) season. Crook gave up his coaching duties with the …Read more >

Eco-Kids On Campus Expanding

More Inner-City Children To Benefit From Innovative Science Program WINNIPEG, MB – A PromoScience grant of $42,000 over 3 years means the popular University of Winnipeg Eco-Kids on Campus program is expanding and will be able to provide services to an additional 100 students this year. Eco-kids on Campus provides inner-city school children with fun …Read more >

UWinnipeg Hides Easter Egg Game For Students

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Division of Continuing Education (UWDCE) is practicing what it preaches – merging technology, marketing and fun – by hiding a classic arcade game on its website and leaving clues how to find it over the Internet. Last week, UWDCE quietly placed a modified version of PacMan on a …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre Students Explore Witchcraft

WINNIPEG —The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film’s 2009-10 season continues January 29 to February 6 with the powerful and cutting social commentary Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill, part of MTC’s annual play festival, ChurchillFest. The play will be directed by Hope McIntyre and performed by the Third-Year Honours Acting class, with technical …Read more >

Award-Winning Author Shares Work

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s 2010 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence David Bergen reads from his novel in-progress, The Matter with Morris, on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 12:30 pm in Convocation Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. Bergen’s name resonates internationally. He has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the McNally …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Olympic Torch Runners

WINNIPEG, MB – Two members of The University of Winnipeg community carried the Olympic torch in January as it crossed the country in anticipation of the Winter Games, which open February 12, 2010 in Vancouver. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg carried the torch on Tuesday evening, January 5, 2010 along Main Street from City …Read more >