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UWinnipeg Alumni Take Centre Stage at MTC

WINNIPEG, MB– The entire cast of professional actors in the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s production of Miracle on South Division Street are graduates of UWinnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film. Tricia Cooper, Stefanie Wiens, Debbie Maslowsky, and Cory Wojcik have received rave reviews for their “solid performances”, “snappy comic timing”, “credible chemistry”, and “comic punch”. …Read more >

Dr. Besner Appointed as Provost & VP, Academic & International

WINNIPEG, MB– Dr. Neil Besner has been appointed to the role of Provost and Vice-President, Academic and International at The University of Winnipeg. The new role, achieved through administrative restructuring and streamlining, is effective March 1, 2013. In addition to his current duties as Vice-President (Research, Recruitment and International), Dr. Besner has agreed to assume …Read more >

Manitoba’s First “Chair in Co-Operative Enterprises”

UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics is creating a unique position aimed at strengthening the co-op movement and developing socially responsible entrepreneurs.

Financial Basics – Free Public Session

November is financial literacy month. Have you been meaning to get a better handle on your finances? Are you in debt and feeling like there is no way out? Do you want to learn some tips on budgeting and saving money? Well, we have the session for you! The University of Winnipeg will be holding …Read more >

International Centre for Infectious Diseases moves into Richardson College

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today welcomed the International Centre for Infectious Diseases (ICID) and its 30 employees to campus as they moved into their new suite of offices on the main floor of the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, opening the door to new research collaborations and synergies. “Co-location …Read more >

VP-Academic leaving UWinnipeg

Dr. John Corlett, Vice President (Academic) and Provost, will be leaving The University of Winnipeg for Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, where he has accepted the position of VP-Academic and Provost. Dr. Corlett joined The University of Winnipeg in September 2010, after serving as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University, …Read more >

Waapshki Pinaysee Inini Bursary awarded to Human Rights student

Waapshki Pinaysee Inini White Thunderbird Man Bursary is worth $2,000 annually and awarded to a Sagkeeng First Nation full-time student pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies.

West Central Streets Digital Archive Now Online

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Archives is pleased to announce an exciting digital initiative: the West Central Streets Digital Archive. West Central Streets was a local newspaper founded in 1995 by a group of committed residents of the West Central neighborhood. The goal of the paper was to foster a sense of community …Read more >

Supporting Talented Metis Students

WINNIPEG, MB – Sylvia Dueck, Melony Roberts and Philip Lafrance are three very different University of Winnipeg students pursuing unique career goals, yet they have one thing in common: each has been awarded a 2012 Louis Riel Bursary to help them achieve their dreams. Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the …Read more >

Contemporizing First Nations Treaty Rights Lecture

WINNIPEG, MB –Assembly of Manitoba Grand Chief Derek Nepinak will present a free public lecture titled “Making First Nations Treaty Rights Contemporary” on Friday, November 16 at 12:30 pm. – 1:30 pm, at The University of Winnipeg, Convocation Hall, (2nd floor, Wesley Hall), 515 Portage Avenue. Making First Nations Treaty Rights Contemporary Many people think …Read more >