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UWinnipeg Biz Student Wins Elite “Next 36” Entrepreneur Spot

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg business student Ethan Baron spent this past weekend in Toronto competing for a coveted spot in The Next 36, an elite program that selects and supports the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs with $50,000 in start-up cash plus high-level CEO mentoring. Baron is the only Manitoban to make the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Attains Silver “Leed” Status

WINNIPEG, MB – McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence and The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Daycare Centre today joined an elite group of eco-friendly buildings in Manitoba. Following an in-depth LEED certification process by the Canada Green Building Council, both buildings have achieved Silver LEED status, with plaques unveiled today by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Collegiate Students Head to the United Nations

WINNIPEG, MB – Four stellar students from The University of Winnipeg Collegiate have been selected to join 10 other Canadian students from Quebec and Alberta as delegates at this year’s United Nations Student Conference on Human Rights.  Benjamin Chafe, Zainab, Karis Hutlet and Claire Paetkau were chosen to attend this prestigious conference after submitting a …Read more >

UWinnipeg Brings Campus to 3D Life

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is the first school in Canada using 3D interactive technology that enables potential students to fly around campus in a virtual visit. Students are able to zoom to 13 locations – including the AnX, Asper Centre for Theatre & Film, Buhler Centre, Duckworth Centre, Helen Betty Osborne Building, …Read more >

Helping “Non-Traditional” Students Achieve Success

WINNIPEG, MB – Kyle Daniels is a 25 year-old single father busy raising his son in Winnipeg’s inner-city. He is also a successful student who is attending The University of Winnipeg’s Urban and Inner-City Studies program with financial assistance from UWinnipeg’s Opportunity Fund, established to help non-traditional students achieve their full educational potential. The fund …Read more >

Aboriginal Education Dialogue Opens

WINNIPEG, MB – Journalists are invited to attend a national forum which features Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg as well as several UWinnipeg faculty members. Educators from across Canada will be at The University of Winnipeg from Thursday, December 1 to Saturday, December 3, 2011. Sponsored by the Council of Ministers of Education, …Read more >

Ornaments on sale on campus

              The Aboriginal Student Services Centre is holding its annual Christmas ornament fundraiser, with proceeds going towards the Spring Pow Wow. Some new items have been added to the selection this year, so check it out. The sale starts now and is ongoing, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 – …Read more >

Battle of the Chefs helps United Way

Prepare to “pig out”! The finest chefs in Winnipeg are coming together to create an evening full of bacon-inspired dishes, great music and awesome bacon-inspired prizes, with all proceeds going to United Way. Radio host Ace Burpee and HOT 103 present the first-ever Baconfest at The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and …Read more >

Creating A New “Pace” For Life-Long Learning

WINNIPEG, MB – More than 3,000 adults dedicated to learning new skills and enhancing their careers attend The University of Winnipeg every year, making continuing scholarship one of the fastest growing areas on campus. To better reflect the depth and scope of lifelong learning, UWinnipeg has approved creation of the Professional, Applied and Continuing Education …Read more >

National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – Scientist, scholar, poet, world renowned anthropologist Dr. Wade Davis, currently serving as The University of Winnipeg’s Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Master’s in Development Practice – Indigenous Development program (MDP) will be giving two public lectures and launching a new book during his teaching week on campus from Monday, November …Read more >