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Building A Better Robot

Partnership with Winnipeg Technical College creates new opportunities for International students WINNIPEG, MB – Up to 15 young adults from Korea, Japan, China and Mexico will arrive in Winnipeg this weekend to spend the month of July learning English and building robots at The University of Winnipeg. The new Robot Technology course will be taught …Read more >

The Canadian Space Agency Invests In Concept Studies

Potential Future Mission To Venus, An Asteroid Or The Moon Longueuil, Quebec, June 28, 2010 – The Canadian Space Agency has awarded two contracts to MDA and a contract to the University of Calgary to develop three different concept studies for Canada’s participation in NASA’s New Frontiers program—the next space mission to another celestial body in …Read more >

2010 World Religions Summit Concludes

WINNIPEG, MB- After three intensely packed days, 80 senior leaders of eight world religions and faith based organizations from more than 20 countries, together with 13 youth delegates, spoke with one united voice to deliver a strong and simple message to governments: honour your commitments to the poor and vulnerable of the world – especially …Read more >

UWinnipeg to play host to Olympic Wrestling Trials

Olympic hopefuls to compete in Duckworth Centre in December 2011 WINNIPEG, MB – The Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association (CAWA) Board of Directors named The University of Winnipeg as the site of the 2012 Olympic Trials for the sport of wrestling. The trials – scheduled for Dec. 15-18, 2011 at the University’s Duckworth Centre – are …Read more >

UWinnipeg Board Approves Balanced Budget For 2010-2011

WINNIPEG, MB -The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents tonight approved a balanced operating budget of $100 million for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. However, a continued reduction of 3.5 % in all departmental spending, significant pay freezes and increased vacancy management is required to meet the financial squeeze facing the University. In March, the Province …Read more >

Manitoba Chartered Accountants Provide Generous Gift

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is honoured to accept a $300,000 gift from the Manitoba Chartered Accountants Foundation. The funds will go toward annual student scholarships and awards as well as the promotion of excellence in research and teaching in the Faculty of Business and Economics. Enhance the Quality of Education “The CA …Read more >

UWinnipeg In The News

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is a featured writer on the future of Arctic development in the prestigious international magazine Global Brief which hit news stands this week. Here’s a brief excerpt from the article entitled Networks and the Future of the Arctic. “The Arctic has become a …Read more >

UWinnipeg Healing Quilt Gifted To Trc Commissioners

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies (IWGS), and the Women’s and Gender Studies and Aboriginal Governance departments will present a healing quilt to the TRC Commissioners at the Traditional Call to Gather TODAY at 5:00 pm at the Forks at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s historic national event. …Read more >

UWinnipeg Actively Supports TRC

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is supporting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s first national event that begins today, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at the Forks and will run until June 19, 2010. UWinnipeg’s faculty, staff and students are actively supporting many aspects of this important and historic gathering. Axworthy Speaks at Traditional Call to …Read more >

Winnipeg to host international religious event

View details about the conference Winnipeg — About 80 high profile religious leaders from around the world will gather at The University of Winnipeg from June 21- June 23 to listen and report to one another – but most importantly collaborate on sending a unified message to government leaders of the G8/G20 nations. The message …Read more >