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DOTC First Nations Pavilion Three Years Strong at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is partnering with the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council (DOTC) for the third year to present and host the DOTC First Nations Pavilion inThe University of Winnipeg’s Pangea’s Kitchen (Riddell Hall), 385 Spence Street entrance, for the week of August 5 – August 11. New this year, the pavilion includes …Read more >

Eco-U Camp For Inner-city Kids Now In Sixth Year At UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – This summer, a total of 1,200 inner-city children will attend UWinnipeg’s Eco-U summer camp, participating in fun environmental activities with a focus on Indigenous science. This free camp — now in its sixth year — aims to address summer learning loss while removing the barriers to participation commonly faced by inner-city youth. …Read more >

Charles Coffey Recipient of 2012 Duff Roblin Award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will pay tribute to Charles (Charlie) Coffey, at the 2012 Duff Roblin Award Dinner, to be held Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at The Fort Garry Hotel. Coffey is this year’s recipient of The Duff Roblin Award, which recognizes outstanding Manitobans for their commitment to education and community. “Winnipeg …Read more >

The Passing of John Atta-Mills President of Ghana

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg expresses their deepest sympathies to the people of Ghana and the family of Dr. John Atta-Mills, President of Ghana, who passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Mills was the first serving president in Ghana’s 55 years as an independent nation President Mills and Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, UWinnipeg’s …Read more >

UWinnipeg Congratulates Returning AFN National Chief

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg extends congratulations to Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, returning National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). “The University of Winnipeg looks forward to our continued work on education with National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo as we continue to forge strong ties with First Nation peoples,” said Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, …Read more >

New Dean for Business and Economics

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg and Dr. John Corlett, Vice-President Academic and Provost are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sylvie Albert to the position of Dean of the Faculty Business and Economics for a five year term, effective August 15, 2012. Dr. Albert, who is fully …Read more >

Summer In The City Basketball At UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will be the best place to get your basketball game on this summer, as the University plays host to the Summer in the City Basketball League every Sunday starting July 15 through August, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. This event is sponsored by the Inner City Junior …Read more >

UWinnipeg Proudly Recognizes Inductees to Order of Manitoba, Order of Canada

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg congratulates all of the 2012 inductees into the Order of Manitoba and recognizes six individuals with strong ties to the institution. Among the 14 inductees who will receive the province’s highest honour are: Bob Silver, UWinnipeg Chancellor; Dr. Leslie Spillett, UWinnipeg Indigenous Advisory Circle member and Global College instructor; and Pauline …Read more >

Promoting International Justice and Action

WINNIPEG, MB – Board members of The World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP), during its annual Congress being held at The University of Winnipeg, today re-elected Dr. Lloyd Axworthy as its President for a second term. “These are challenging times” said Axworthy. “There is a crisis in international collective action in the world right …Read more >

Contemporary Indigenous Art from The University of Winnipeg

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03, in partnership with the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council, proudly presents Contemporary Indigenous Art from The University of Winnipeg, an exhibition of 15 works drawn from The University of Winnipeg’s collections. Over the past forty years, The University of Winnipeg has been fortunate to acquire, either through purchase or donation, the work of …Read more >