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Anti-Bullying Experts on Campus

WINNIPEG, MB –Every seven seconds in Canada, a child is bullied. Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. For the hundreds of victims who have been bullied into silence, students and adults alike, Anti-Bullying Day recognizes the importance of taking a united stand against bullying in the school …Read more >

Encouraging Commercial Opportunities through UWin Inc.

WINNIPEG, MB – A new commercialization incubator now exists at The University of Winnipeg to allow for a more entrepreneurial approach to using campus resources. Last night the Board of Regents approved creation and governance of UWIN Inc. a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of the University of Winnipeg. This will allow UWinnipeg to pursue commercial …Read more >

New Athletics And Wellness Complex For Campus And Community Kicks Into High Gear

  WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents last night approved construction of a new Multi-Purpose Field House, Health and Wellness Complex with shovels expected to be in the ground by Spring 2012, paving the way for one of the most significant athletic and wellness facilities every built in Winnipeg’s inner city. …Read more >

Finding Your Voice in Volumes

WINNIPEG, MB–Recording and preserving stories of new Canadians is essential in understanding our evolving society. The Past Is Another Country, the first publication of the Finding Your Voice creative writing program facilitated by Janine LeGal at the Millennium Library, presents the stories of 12 new Canadians. This year, students from English 3120, Practicum in Literacy, …Read more >

Women’s Wesmen Volleyball receive individual Canada West Awards

A successful regular season by the Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball team has turned into several individual’s being recognized for their efforts. The University of Winnipeg Wesmen and the Canada West Universities Athletic Association are pleased to announce that: – Ozana Nikolic has been named the Canada West Women’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year and a …Read more >

Emerging Conversation Among Abraham’s Children

WINNIPEG, MB –For millenia, the Middle East has been the cradle of civilization encompassing a cross section of Western Asia and Northern Africa. Centuries later, it remains an epicenter for international trade.  It is also an area known for conflict. The University of Winnipeg hosts two weeks of lectures and dialogue from February 28 – …Read more >

WE CANada Tour Stops @ UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg hosts the We Canada’s national tour, Dialogue and Action for Earth Summit 2012, on campus on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, in Eckhardt-Gramatté, (515 Portage Ave). The event is free and open to all, but participants must REGISTER to attend. The agenda includes a …Read more >

Tackling the Superconductor Challenge

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Chris Wiebe, Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Winnipeg and the Quantum Materials group at UWinnipeg are tackling an important chemistry challenge – how superconductors work – with their third paper poised to appear this month in Nature Materials. The challenge is to get a superconductor to work at …Read more >

Education Dean Receives Significant American Award

WINNIPEG, MB – Reclaiming Youth International has selected Dr. Ken McCluskey, Dean of Education at The University of Winnipeg, as recipient of the esteemed Spirit of Crazy Horse Award, which will be given at the 2012 Reclaiming Youth Black Hills Conference (June 23-26). McCluskey is known internationally for his work in several areas, including gifted …Read more >

Seeking Your Old Tapes Lost In Translation

WINNIPEG, MB – A good part of Manitoba’s history might be hiding in your basement! Researchers at The University of Winnipeg are looking to find taped interviews of refugees in Manitoba since 1945 as part of a four-year study on the history of refugees in Manitoba. “We are searching for collections of oral history interviews …Read more >