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Manitoba And UWinnipeg To Host Arctic Gateway Summit

WINNIPEG, MB – Increasing international trade and trade between Nunavut and Manitoba, building sustainable communities, and developing economic opportunities in partnership with northern communities and Indigenous peoples will be the focus of an Arctic Summit to be hosted by the Manitoba government and The University of Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger and University of Winnipeg president …Read more >

New Network Security Diploma Launched For September 2010

WINNIPEG, MB – Computer hackers are continually developing new ways to gain access to networks. Business and industry demand secure networks and require employees with the skills to help protect them. The new Network Security Diploma program, beginning September 7, 2010, provides graduates with IT security skills to help mitigate these threats. The program is …Read more >

Rent-A-Text: UWinnipeg’s New Rental Option for Fall 2010

The University of Winnipeg Bookstore is introducing Rent-A-Text, a new cost-saving program for students. Rental is based on a very simple “Rent, Read, Return” model. Students can expect to save up to 50% compared to the price of a new book. More information on Rent-A-Text can be found here. If you have any questions, please …Read more >

Buhler Centre Opens With Royal Fanfare

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg and the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art officially opened the iconic Buhler Centre today with Her Excellency Governor General Michaëlle Jean in attendance to unveil the first piece of art to be installed in the space, POLE TO MARK THE CENTRE OF THE WORLD (at Winnipeg) (2010) …Read more >

UWinnipeg To Educate, House Five Haitian University Students

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will bring five university students from Haiti to Winnipeg to support the continuance of their post-secondary studies, which have been interrupted by the devastating earthquake that hit the Caribbean country in January. The University will cover all costs for these students including tuition and residence fees, books, clothing, …Read more >

UWinnipeg At First Green Eco-Show

WINNIPEG, MB – The largest gathering of eco-friendly businesses and products in Manitoba takes place at the Winnipeg Convention Centre on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12 featuring Diversity Chef Ben Kramer and The University of Winnipeg’s Alana Lajoie-O’Malley, Director, Campus Sustainability. Green Cooking Kramer will be one of four celebrated chefs preparing the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Supports Neighbourhood Children

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to support the Spence Neighbourhood Association in its school supply drive. The goal is to collect enough supplies to assist approximately 100 neighbourhood families in need. Faculty, staff, students and the general public are encouraged to donate what they can to this worthwhile cause. Donations can be dropped off …Read more >

Columbia University Prof at Breakfast

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics plays host to the first Business Breakfast of the 2010/11 academic year with a lecture on Childhood Health and its effects on Adult Lives on Friday, September 24, 2010 from 7:30 – 9:00 am in The Faculty Club, (4th floor, Wesley Hall, 515 …Read more >

UWinnipeg Students Win With Dell Computer Discounts

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is partnering with Dell Computers to offer UWinnipeg and Collegiate students, faculty and staff a 7% discount on personal computers, laptops and accessories, just in time for back-to-school purchases. (*Note: Some restrictions apply.) It’s a win-win situation that allows students to save hard-earned dollars on dozens of products. …Read more >

Free Spence Street Festival

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and The University of Winnipeg present the first-ever Spence Street Festival from August 23 to September 2, 2010. Free events will take place along the Spence Street Promenade on UWinnipeg’s campus. This festival is open to students, staff, faculty and members of the community. Come enjoy free yoga and …Read more >