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Jane’s Walk In Riverview On May 4

The ever-popular Jane’s Walk is back and University of Winnipeg urban expert Jino Distasio is leading a tour through his neighbourhood, Riverview. Everyone is welcome to explore Winnipeg’s hidden gems in these free tours which take place this coming weekend. South Osborne – Riverview Riverview:   Beer, Bears, Boxing and a Roller Coaster Ride through Time …Read more >

UWinnipeg Research Aims to Revive Dead Horse Creek

UWinnipeg geography professor Dr. Bill Buhay received a $10,000 RBC Blue Water Project Community Action Grant.

UWinnipeg to Host International Conference

 Renowned Educators Share Strategies to Support At-Risk-Youth WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting an international conference from July 10 to 13, 2013 where renowned educators will gather to share best practices and strategies for supporting at-risk-youth in a series of seminars. The joint Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Renée Douville Receives $20,000 for Medical Research

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation (MMSF) and Manitoba Blue Cross are proud to recognize Dr. Renée Douville, UWinnipeg’s Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, as one of the 2012 MMSF awardees, and recipients from the 2012 MMSF Competition for Funds, awarded  last night at the Awards Recipient Reception.  Douville received $20,000 for research …Read more >

UWinnipeg Campus Reopens

Exams that were postponed have been rescheduled for this evening (April 25).

Campus closure overnight effective 4:30 on April 24, 2013

Exams scheduled for tonight will be rescheduled later in the week.

UWinnipeg Creating Closer Ties in Ukraine

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg (centre), visits the National Memorial and Holodomor Museum in Kyiv and reinforces the importance of its partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, April 23, 2013. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is creating closer ties with four leading educational facilities in Ukraine and President and Vice-Chancellor …Read more >

Four Outstanding Canadians to Receive Honorary Degrees

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg today announced it will award four honorary degrees at its 2013 Spring Convocation to prominent Canadians who have contributed to the betterment of our community. “The University of Winnipeg is proud to recognize four outstanding Canadians who come from diverse backgrounds, yet have contributed immensely to our communities …Read more >

Events Featuring Champions Human Rights

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will award Honorary Doctorates to two renowned champions of human rights: Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire and Father Patrick Desbois in a Special Convocation ceremony to be held on Friday, May 3, 2013. In the days leading up to the Special Convocation, three additional events featuring the honoured …Read more >

UWinnipeg Research Paving Way for New Cement

WINNIPEG, MB – A University of Winnipeg chemist, Dr. Jamie Ritch, was approached by a Winnipeg-based trade contractor, Antex Western Ltd., to partner in researching an alternative to the cement used in the construction industry. This is made possible with the assistance of a six-month Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Engage …Read more >