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UWinnipeg Resident Batman Reports New Findings on WNS

The University of Winnipeg’s resident batman, biologist Dr. Craig Willis, with post-doctoral fellows, have just published new findings on the infectious fungal disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) that is killing bats at an alarming rate.

UWinnipeg Wins Award for Innovative Aboriginal Diploma

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s school of Professional Applied & Continuing Education (PACE) has been singled out for developing an innovative program that connects members of Aboriginal communities to employment in the manufacturing sector. The Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) presented UWinnipeg with an Award of Excellence in Montreal on May …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Ben Trunzo Named 2013 Outstanding Educator By CATA

UWinnipeg’s Ben Trunzo was named the 2013 Outstanding Educator by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) at their Annual conference in Toronto last Friday (May 24).  Trunzo is an athletic therapist and instructor in Kinesiology and Applied Health. Trunzo has been part of the UWinnipeg fabric for close to three decades serving in many roles …Read more >

Downtown Advocate To Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

Stefano Grande will receive UWinnipeg’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award on June 6th.

Fourth Annual I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner Raises Over $100,000

University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and his wife Ms. Denise Ommanney, with the support of honorary co-chairs alumna Ms. Chantal Kreviazuk and Mr. Michael Bruneau, hosted a sold out fundraising event on May 23, 2013. The fourth annual “I Heart UWinnipeg” dinner attracted more than 600 people and raised over $100,000 …Read more >

New Stars of Spence Street Prize to be Given at 2013 Spring Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will present a new award at the 2013 Spring Convocation. The Stars of Spence Street Prize has been created to recognize UWinnipeg employees with a long history of dedicated service, a passion for student learning, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting students in achieving their educational goals. The …Read more >

Dedicated Faculty Receive prestigious title of Emeritus

WINNIPEG, MB – Three members of The University of Winnipeg community will receive the prestigious title of Emeritus, which is conferred upon those who have demonstrated outstanding distinction in research, scholarship, professional service and teaching. Enid Brown – Instructor Emeritus Brown worked at The University of Winnipeg for close to three decades, leaving a legacy …Read more >

Aboriginal Education and Axworthy In Regina Spotlight

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is the keynote speaker at a summit devoted to Aboriginal education tomorrow, Friday, May 24, 2013 at the University of Regina. The following week, on Tuesday, May 28, Axworthy is being honoured by the University of Regina with its Distinguished Canadian Award. Axworthy …Read more >

Photos From UWinnipeg Adjunct Coach Announcement

The University of Winnipeg today announced that children and youth in Winnipeg’s inner city will be playing flag touch football  inside UWinnipeg’s new UNITED Health & RecPlex when it opens next year with two pro athletes offering guidance: Winnipeg Blue Bomber quarterback Buck Pierce and former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Dave Donaldson are joining the Wesmen family as adjunct …Read more >

Buck Pierce and Dave Donaldson join UWinnipeg as Adjunct Coaches

Back row:  Dave Donaldson, Lloyd Axworthy and Buck Pierce on the front lawn of The University of Winnipeg, joined by inner city youth – May 22, 2013 New partnership strengthens Inner City Football program WINNIPEG, MB – Children and youth in Winnipeg’s inner city will be playing flag touch football  inside The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >