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Wesmen play on Saturday afternoon

    Wesmen player Stephanie Kleysen The University of Winnipeg Wesmen are joining several other Canada West teams in a scheduling experiment to find the best Saturday game/match times for fans and families who enjoy the excitement of University sport.The first early basketball games will be this Saturday, November 1st when the Wesmen Basketball teams take …Read more >

The late Lindor Reynolds gives back to UWinnipeg

The late Lindor Reynolds, popular columnist at the Winnipeg Free Press, humanitarian and UWinnipeg alumni, is giving back to UWinnipeg to help youth who grew up in the child welfare system attend university. Find out more about the Lindor Reynolds bursary.  

Wab Kinew addresses Cape Breton graduates

  The University of Winnipeg congratulates Wab Kinew on his recent Honorary Doctorate degree from Cape Breton University.  Kinew is UWinnipeg’s Acting Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs and award winning broadcaster and musician. Hear or read Kinew’s address to the graduates.  

Senior Community Lectures

UWinnipeg faculty volunteer their time to offer lectures in a range of subjects – from archaeology to various kinds of evolutions – science – the arts – and everything in between.

Strengthening health and wellness services for students

 Unique community partnerships bring increased expertise to campus WINNIPEG, MB – Students who need help coping with mental health and addictions issues now have increased expertise available to them at The University of Winnipeg as a result of two new unique partnerships with community health organizations which came into effect this month.  All services are …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Assistant Professor earns prize

Dr. Paul Lawrie earns the prestigious 2014 Ernest Redekop prize for ‘best article in the Canadian Review of American Studies’.

Winnipeg’s election with Jino Distasio

If you are looking for insight and analysis on the Winnipeg civic election, UWinnipeg’s Jino Distasio, Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation and Director of the Institute of Urban Studies, will be part of a panel at the Winnipeg Free Press cafe on election night – Wednesday, October 22 beginning at 6 pm.  Details here.   …Read more >

Buy your pumpkin here – and support inner city sports

  UWinnipeg’s Inner City Junior Wesmen program is selling pumpkins, just in time for Halloween. Find out how you can support inner city sports here.

Sharing Sustainability Strategies in Ukraine

 UWinnipeg co-hosts international forum in Kyiv on October 30 and 31 WINNIPEG, MB – A delegation from The University of Winnipeg with expertise in sustainable development practices is heading to Kyiv, Ukraine to co-host an international forum with colleagues from the National Technical University of Ukraine – Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and the Kyiv School of …Read more >

Collegiate students to hear from renowned cancer researcher

The University of Winnipeg Collegiate has been selected as the only high school in Manitoba to receive a student lecture during the Gairdner Foundation’s 2014 National Program. Dr. Harold Dvorak will deliver his student lecture “What does cancer have to do with a cut finger?” on Thursday, October 23, at 2:30 pm. Each year, the …Read more >