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Community Stage named after Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

    Dr. Lloyd Axworthy with his wife Denise Ommanney and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West End BIZ at Saigon Park (Ellice Avenue between Spence and Balmoral) Mayor Sam Katz was joined today by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, and Gloria Cardwell-Hoeppner, Executive Director of the West …Read more >

Landmark research shows housing first approach proves effective

New research findings were released today in Winnipeg by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) that underscore the effectiveness of the Housing First approach to ending homelessness.

National Aboriginal Day – Message from Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

Every Tuesday evening, 50 to 70 people gather on our campus in a multi-generational Pow Wow Club. It is a rich and colourful community celebration and a vivid reminder that The University of Winnipeg is located on Treaty One land, in the heart of the Metis Nation, a treaty that promises educational opportunities for First …Read more >


Donation includes reams of records and photographs documenting Dr. Lloyd Axworthy’s career as a politician, diplomat and academic  UW RELEASE – 2014/110 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, June 19, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Archives is now home to a valuable selection of records and photographs spanning the career of Dr. Lloyd …Read more >

Research and programs at work in Kinesiology and Applied Health

RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS AT WORK: Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health UNITED Health & RecPlex – June 2014 GREAT-WEST LIFE HEALTHY CAMPUS AND RESEARCH CENTRE Heads Up Concussion Institute  The Heads Up Concussion Institute was established in 2012 with three pillars of action  – Prevention, Management and Research of concussions. The Institute is active in …Read more >

Spring Convocation 2014 Photo Gallery

Photos by Cory Aronec

Introducing: The Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health

Generous Gupta family donation supports applied health research and allows for first faculty naming at UWinnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Daya Gupta and Dr. Chander Gupta, one of Manitoba’s top medical families, have made a substantial donation to The University of Winnipeg which will support high quality applied health research and scholarship inside the newly …Read more >

UNITED Health & RecPlex brings new energy to campus and inner city youth

  $40 million facility creates new recreation and wellness destination for students and Central Winnipeg residents; enhances downtown and West End renewal WINNIPEG, MB – The most significant recreation and wellness facility ever created in Winnipeg’s inner city community – The University of Winnipeg UNITED Health & RecPlex – officially opened its doors to welcome …Read more >

India University delegates on Campus

UWinnipeg’s India Centre for Academic, Business, and Community Excellence* in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will host a delegation of 13 delegates from 11 Universities from India on campus for an all-day session on Thursday, June 19  at 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at the Richardson College for the …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Dr. James Christie wins award

The Associated Church Press, a North America-wide organization of Christian publications has recognized UWinnipeg’s Dr. James Christie with The Associated Church Press 2013 Award of Excellence (Best in Class).