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Winnipeg Police and Boston Pizza support inner-city and North End youth

Donations to Opportunity Fund scholarships reaches almost $100,000 PHOTO CAPTION: Andrew Shefchyk, Director of Marketing with Boston Pizza,  Richard Enright, Franchise Boston Pizza Manitoba,  Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg with members of the Winnipeg Police Service WINNIPEG, MB – This morning in Convocation Hall, Winnipeg Police Chief Devon …Read more >

UWinnipeg Faculty Member Awarded Journal of Historical Geography Prize

Department of Geography Assistant Professor Matt Dyce says he was humbled and delighted to learn the Journal of Historical Geography selected his paper as the best it has published in the past 12 months. The article titled “Canada between the photograph and the map: aerial photography, geographical vision and the state” draws evidence from the …Read more >

UWinnipeg alumnus honoured for contributing to racial harmony

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg celebrates the accomplishments of distinguished UWinnipeg alumnus Dr. Arthur Kazumi Miki, CM, OM, who will be awarded the 2014 Award for Lifetime Achievement  by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) in Richmond, B.C. on Sunday March 2, 2014. Miki was awarded an Honourary Doctorate from UWinnipeg in 1999. He currently …Read more >

Diversity Food Services to Cater Backstage at 2014 Winnipeg Folk Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2014                         WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada – The Winnipeg Folk Festival and The University of Winnipeg are pleased to announce a new partnership that will see Diversity Food Services cater meals for all volunteers and performers at the 2014 Winnipeg Folk Festival this July. Nearly 10,000 meals are prepared and served …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 presents MY MONUMENT (March 6 – April 5)

Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg proudly presents: MY MONUMENT featuring cam bush, steven leyden cochrane, roewan crowe, and paul robles March 6 – April 5, 2014 Reception: Thursday, March 6, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Gallery 1C03 Remarks by Winnipeg Arts Council Executive Director Carol Phillips and University of Winnipeg Associate Dean of …Read more >

Public Health in the 21st Century Lecture Series

Given by Dr. Joel Kettner, Manitoba’s former Chief Public Health Officer and Senior Fellow with UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice program

UWinnipeg, Faculty Association achieve new Collective Agreement

WINNIPEG, MB – The proposed three-year Collective Agreement reached between The University of Winnipeg and the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association (UWFA) on February 8 has been accepted by UWFA membership. The agreement, achieved last weekend with the assistance of a provincially-appointed mediator, has been ratified with strong support of faculty association members. UWFA membership …Read more >

UWinnipeg Students to Pack Portage Place for Valentine’s Day Dance Party

UWSA shows love for students with free admission to SNOWED IN 2014 featuring Juno nominee Ryan Hemsworth    UW RELEASE – 2014/021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 14, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – Downtown Winnipeg has historically had a reputation for quieting down after hours, but that’s far from the story tonight as SNOWED IN hits …Read more >

Middle East Week Returns to UWinnipeg

  UW RELEASE – 2014/020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (Friday, February 14), 2014   WINNIPEG, MB – Independent journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer will be among guests on campus for The University of Winnipeg’s annual exploration of the Middle East, taking place from February 24 – 27, 2014. The region is a hub of international …Read more >

UWinnipeg Achieves Climate Registered Status

UW RELEASE – 2014/019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (Thursday, February 13), 2014   WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg has taken the next steps to honour its commitment to sustainability. UWinnipeg has achieved Climate Registered™ status by measuring its carbon footprint according to The Climate Registry’s best-in-class program, having it third party verified, …Read more >