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New Cycling Services For UWinnipeg Campus

WINNIPEG, MB – In partnership with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA), The University of Winnipeg is set to begin construction on an innovative and progressive cycling hub on Spence Street, as part of a commitment to promote active and sustainable transit options for students, staff and the surrounding community. The project has been …Read more >

Diversity Foods Wins 3rd Major Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Diversity Foods Services will receive another prestigious award tonight, the 3rd major acknowledgment it has received this year. The Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development has selected Diversity Foods to receive the 2010 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award in the category of Education for Sustainability. The award will …Read more >

Canada Research Chairs Awarded to UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Today, The Government of Canada announced a major investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program at UWinnipeg with the appointment of Dr. Evelyn Peters, Canada Research Chair in Inner-City Issues, Community Learning, and Engagement and renewing Dr. Mavis Reimer, Canada Research Chair in Young People’s Texts and Cultures. These appointments enable UWinnipeg …Read more >

WAFF returns to UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF) returns to The University of Winnipeg with the showing of a series of short films by Oscar-nominated director Taika Waititi Thursday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall. As well, the University will play host to the festival’s Youth Education days Nov. 24 and 25, …Read more >

Urban Aboriginal Peoples Survey Released

Last year, members of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal community took part in a national survey of urban Aboriginal Peoples, the most in-depth ever conducted in Canada. Hundreds of people were interviewed about life in the city, their values, community relations, aspirations and identity. Come hear Environics present findings on the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study, with a focus …Read more >

Charles Taylor lecture postponed

Renowned author and philosopher Dr. Charles Taylor has had to postpone his lecture scheduled for Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 7:30 pm due to illness. A rescheduled date will be announced once confirmed.    

UWinnipeg Elder Honoured

WINNIPEG, MB – Barbara Nepinak, respected Elder at The University of Winnipeg, and her husband Clarence Nepinak, were recipients of the Knowledge Keepers Award 2010 at a gala dinner at the Delta Winnipeg on Thursday, November 17, 2010. Significant Contributions This award recognizes individuals of Aboriginal descent who have made significant contributions to Aboriginal education …Read more >

Ivan Coyote Named Writer-In-Residence For 2011

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English is proud to announce that Ivan Coyote will be the Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence for 2011. As Writer-in-Residence, Coyote will have an office in the English Department at UWinnipeg and will meet with writing students and members of the public in private consultations from January to …Read more >

Mittens, Scarves, Basketball Shoes Needed

The Inner City Jr. Wesmen Basketball programs are asking for donations of gently used scarves, mittens, toques and sport shoes… The Magnus Eliason Community Club is situated just a few blocks from us, and serves a community where the needs are great. Our new Inner City Jr. Wesmen basketball division is in need of  basketball …Read more >

Agreement with Organization of American States

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg signed an important agreement with the Organization of American States (OAS) to strengthen education and human development. The agreement, which is administrated through the OAS’s Department of Human Development, Educations and Culture, was signed on Friday, November 12, 2010 as part of an OAS / Smithsonian Institution National …Read more >