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Community Meeting – New Field House And Health And Wellness Centre –..

The University of Winnipeg is hosting a community forum to update the community on the new Field House and Health and Wellness Complex to be built on Spence Street. Community input is needed in creating a Community Charter. This will be a binding agreement between UWinnipeg and the community to ensure regular access, input and …Read more >

Record Attendance at I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner Raises More Than $210,000

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and his wife Ms. Denise Ommanney hosted a sold out fundraising event Wednesday night. The third annual “I Heart UWinnipeg” dinner, on May 23, 2012, attracted 600 people and exceeded its financial target — raising more than $210,000 to help students in need. …Read more >

UWinnipeg Creates Campus Copyright Unit

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate voted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 to establish its own copyright procedures and policies on campus, effective immediately. UWinnipeg is opting out of its copyright clearance service agreement with Access Copyright for three main reasons: Budgetary concerns Access Copyright is increasing UWinnipeg’s annual rate from $4.00 per …Read more >

Author Erna Paris to receive award at UWinnipeg conference

Acclaimed Canadian author Erna Paris is the 2012 recipient of the World Federalist Movement – Canada World Peace Award. The award, to be presented July 12, 2012 at a conference hosted at The University of Winnipeg, recognizes an outstanding Canadian whose work advances awareness and action in support of a more peaceful future for humanity. …Read more >

New Dean Of Arts Named At UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is pleased to announce that Dr. Glenn Moulaison has accepted the position of Dean of Arts for an initial five-year appointment at the University, effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Moulaison has been a member of The University of Winnipeg community since 2005, teaching …Read more >

Ice Rider Earns UWinnipeg 2012 Sustainability Award

WINNIPEG, MB – Known for her humour, warmth, and intelligence, Caleigh Christie, a Bachelor of Science, Honours, Geography student, has earned the University of Winnipeg’s 2012 Campus Sustainability Recognition Award. Christie continues to set the bar in leadership, vision and advocacy with a special regard for the environment and sustainability issues. Christie will be recognized …Read more >

Impact of Arab Spring – public lecture

PUBLIC LECTURE This past year, the world was transfixed by quickly moving events that came to be known as “The Arab Spring.”  Everyone is invited to a free public lecture on this topic on June 6, 2012. The Inaugural El Tassi Lecture will be given by Professor Amr Abdalla, Vice Rector at the UN Affiliated …Read more >

NSERC grants of $965,000 aid research at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to have been awarded Government of Canada, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding; awards come via the Discovery Grant, Research Tools and Instruments Grant and NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship programs and total $965,000. Discovery Grants were awarded to researchers …Read more >

Shoot hoops this weekend – June 9

Children and youth from the inner city are invited to shoot some hoops at the annual Summer In The City Basketball Tournament this Saturday, June 9 at the Duckworth Centre (Spence Street.) The University of Winnipeg’s Inner City Jr. Wesmen Basketball program is hosting the annual event, which is a three-on-three tournament that is free …Read more >

Jane Barter Moulaison Book Launch – June 10

University of Winnipeg’s Associate Professor of Theology and Church History Jane Barter Moulaison  launches her new book, Thinking Christ: Christology and Contemporary Critics (Augsburg Fortress), at McNally Robinson Booksellers, this Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm, (Grant Park in the Atrium). Thinking Christ: Christology and Contemporary Critics Contemporary theology often makes a virtue of deconstructing …Read more >