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Technology dollars at work On Campus At The University Of Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – A raft of technology-related service improvements are being felt at The University of Winnipeg, as a direct result of a student technology fee instituted in September 2013. Infrastructure investments are underway to enhance network speed, data storage capacity, wireless service, cellular coverage, student computer labs, and disaster mitigation capabilities.  These ongoing initiatives …Read more >

Axworthy Receives Lieutenant-Governor Award

  From l to r – Her Honour Anita K. Lee, the Honourable Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Ms Denise Ommanney, His Honour the Honourable Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.  Credit: Tracey Goncalves, Manitoba Government Photographer   Lt.-Gov. Philip S. Lee presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for the Advancement of Inter-religious Understanding to Dr. Lloyd …Read more >

Olympic Games – experts on campus

The University of Winnipeg has faculty members with expertise in coaching, fair play, concussions and the Olympic movement as the XXII Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, February 7 to 23, 2014. DR. GLEN BERGERON – Concussion, medical team, sport injuries, the Olympic experience Has been to five Olympics: On the Canadian medical team …Read more >

Opportunity Fund supports non-traditional students

Financial barriers removed for those under-represented in post-secondary education WINNIPEG, MB – Chelsea Grove is a single mom with a seven year-old son who is pursuing her dream of attending The University of Winnipeg – and she says she could not have done it without the financial support she received from UWinnipeg’s unique Opportunity Fund. …Read more >

A matter of extreme gravity

Dr. Gabor Kunstatter’s research concentrates on perhaps the most important question in theoretical physics today: what is the ultimate theory that unifies Einstein’s theory of gravity with quantum mechanics?

Temporary library web outage on Thursday morning

A number of UWinnipeg Library web resources will be will be unavailable Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. while updates are made to the Library’s server environment. This will include the following sites and resources: ● The main Library web site ● The Copyright web site ● Winnspace Institutional Repository ● …Read more >

Winnipeg Police Chief to share his insights – Feb. 27

The public and members of the media are invited to attend a Multifaith Leadership Breakfast featuring guest speaker, Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis, on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Clunis, appointed Chief of Police in October 2012, is the former police chaplain and has been with the Winnipeg Police Service since 1987. He is also an …Read more >

Internationally recognized filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro joins UWinnipeg

Mauro is a pioneer of multi-media methodologies, research, scholarship and education.

Lecture – Science within Spirituality

Everyone is invited to attend a free public forum presented by The Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council in partnership with the India Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence at The University of Winnipeg on January 29, 2014. The forum is entitled Science within Spirituality: Compartmentalization or Harmonization? and features a First Nations dialogue with Christian, …Read more >

Call for Submissions: Ghost Launch

The past twenty years have seen the near-complete disappearance of feminist- and queer-oriented bookstores in Canada, echoing the broader decline of independent, brick-and-mortar booksellers across North America. Ghost Launch ( is an online project that seeks to remember and reanimate these once-vital nexuses of community and culture. Produced in conjunction with MY MONUMENT, the forthcoming …Read more >