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Congratulations to UWinnipeg’s Silver Medalist

Congratulations to UWinnipeg student Jay Lyon for winning the silver medal in archery at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Sunday, October 10, 2010. Lyon, a 3rd year Kinesiology student, finished second in the recurve bow competition. “It feels incredible to be back home,” said Lyon. “I am satisfied to be back home with …Read more >

Sagkeeng First Nation & UWinnipeg Partner

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Post-Secondary Education Community Outreach Program (PSECOP) is pleased to announce the Future Starts Now education investment partnership with The Sagkeeng First Nation Economic Development Department, the first of its kind in Manitoba. Investment Strategy The Future Starts Now Program is an education investment strategy that utilizes the Federal …Read more >

Student Group Fair a Hit

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) held its annual Student Group Fair on October 6 at the Duckworth 2nd Floor Lounge, with  29 student groups participating. They helped promote their groups’ activities and initiatives while recruiting new members and volunteers. The fair offered students food and refreshments, popcorn served by the Wesmen’s mascot, Wes …Read more >

UWinnipeg Ranks Highly In 2011 Globe And Mail Survey

Survey Puts UWinnipeg Among Canada’s Best For Class Size, Diversity & Innovative Programs WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg continues to be one of Canada’s top undergraduate universities,particularly in the areas of class size, quality of education and environmental commitment, according to today’s Globe & Mail Canadian University Report 2011. Also new this year …Read more >

Diversity Foods Wins Award

Congratulations to UWinnipeg’s Diversity Foods Services for winning another award this week, from Food Matters Manitoba. Manitoba Minister Jim Rondeau, Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors, presented six Golden Carrot Awards to local community food champions to mark World Food Day on October 16th. Chef Ben Kramer and Diversity Food Services received the Golden Carrot Award …Read more >

Riley Fellowship Lecture Features John Milloy

WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg presents the Sanford Riley Fellow John Milloy, Professor of History of Trent University, who will speak on Monday, October 25, 2010, at 7:00 pm for the Riley Fellowship Lecture 2010 on Indian Residential Schools – The Continuing White Plague – How the residential schools are still with us in different but …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Resident Batman Gets Mobile with Funding

WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg’s Dr. Craig Willis, Associate Professor of Biology and wildlife biologist has earned a grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service worth US$293,000 as Principal Investigator on a two-year study Evaluating the pathogenicity of North American and European strains of Geomyces destructans in cave bats, tree bats, and other mammalian hibernators. …Read more >

First Students Graduate With New Masters Degrees

MA In Cultural Studies And MSc In Bioscience Students Celebrate WINNIPEG, MB – They have pioneered several new Masters degrees at The University of Winnipeg, and on Sunday, October 17, students in the Master of Science in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy and Master of Arts in English with a Focus in Cultural Studies will …Read more >

UWinnipeg names its faculty award winners

Beata Biernacka and Judy Graham to be honored WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will honor two distinguished individuals at its 2010 Autumn Convocation ceremonies, Sunday, October 17, 2010. Beata Biernacka will receive the Marsha Hanen Award for Excellence in Creating Community Awareness and Judy Graham will receive The Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence …Read more >

Buy a pumpkin, help the Jr. Wesmen

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Junior Wesmen want you to help them grow a pumpkin patch for inner-city youth. Purchase your locally grown Manitoba pumpkin for Halloween and you can help the Junior Wesmen raise funds at the same time. Individual pumpkins may be purchased for $6.00 each. For $100.00, people can choose …Read more >