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Generous Endowment Supports Medical And Health Faculty Research

The late Dr. Beni Sahai was passionate about examining how the immune system works at the molecular level, isolating and studying mechanisms such as the role of the protein Lck in HIV infection. His research then expanded to encompass Influenza virus A, SARS, and H1N1. He was also ahead of his time in promoting cross-fertilization of …Read more >

Descendants of Residential School Survivors Share Their Digital Stories

WINNIPEG, MB – Seven descendants of residential school survivors presented their personal digital stories today at The University of Winnipeg. ininiwag dibaajimowag*: First Nations Men and the Inter-generational Experiences of Residential Schools was the inaugural screening that included the stories of Mike Fontaine – Gilbert Fredette – Dan Highway – Greg McIvor – Jason Parenteau – Clayton Sandy – Ryan Slater. This project is co-presented by UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre (OHC) and the Department of Indigenous …Read more >

UWinnipeg Pilot A Success For Youth In Care

Youth who grew up in child welfare system thriving at UWinnipeg Photo: Elizabeth Oliver, UWinnipeg graduate and former youth in care WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg launched Manitoba’s first Youth In Care Tuition Waiver Program, announced one year ago, to ensure that youth who have grown up in the child welfare system can …Read more >

Herstory Panel Discussion On March 27

Presented in conjunction with Gallery 1C03’s current exhibition Herstory: Art by Women in The University of Winnipeg Collection, a panel discussion will be held with Herstory artists Dominique Rey, Eva Stubbs and Diana Thorneycroft. It will take place on Wednesday, March 27 at Gallery 1C03, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., and will be moderated by …Read more >

Experiential Learning Fund Recipients Announced

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of support from its new Experiential Learning Fund. Both faculty members and a number of UWinnipeg students have been awarded funding to support for-credit experiential learning opportunities (in alpha order): Jessy Ardern (Student – Theatre & Film; working with Per Brask) Glen Bergeron (Kinesiology …Read more >

UWSA Annual Dinner for International Students

Expect an amazing array of colors, international cuisine and cultural performances that will blow your mind at The University of Winnipeg’s Students Association (UWSA) International Resource Center hosts the annual International Students’ Dinner on Saturday, March 23, 2013, Riddell Hall at 6:00 pm. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Tickets are only $15 and can be …Read more >

Dr. Chris Wiebe is new Canada Research Chair at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg chemistry professor appointed Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery,

Honouring Human Rights Leaders Roméo Dallaire and Father Patrick Desbois

UWinnipeg will award Honorary Doctorates to two renowned champions of human rights on May 3, 2013.

Modern Urban Tragedy Closes UWinnipeg Theatre Season

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film closes its theatre season with Sainte-Carmen of the Main, written by iconic Montréal playwright, Michel Tremblay, and directed by Andrey Tarasiuk.  The show runs from April 2 – 6, 2013. Set in mid-’70s Montreal, in the shady district known as “The Main,” the …Read more >

Jino Distasio Joins Senior Executive Team

Dr. Jino Distasio will assume the role of Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation at UWinnipeg.