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UWinnipeg success stories – spotlight on Film Studies

UWinnipeg success stories – spotlight on Film Studies Professor Shelagh Carter – International exposure Professor Shelagh Carter is in Dhaka, Bangladesh where her newest film, Is It My Turn, will be screened at the request of Canada’s High Commission.  The experimental dance film was shot inside the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film with UWinnipeg …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre joins CowardFest with rarely-performed comedy

Semi-Monde, Noël Coward’s rarely-produced comedy of bad manners at UWinnipeg from February10 – 14 at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film.

Rural student receives $48,000 Leatherdale scholarship

WINNIPEG, MB – Growing up in the village of St. Claude, Manitoba, Janelle Gobin took an active interest in her rural community, participating in the 4H Club provincially and nationally for more than a decade. She also had an interest in politics and was St. Claude’s high school student council president, while maintaining strong grades. …Read more >

International scholar presents 2015 El-Tassi Lecture

World renowned scholar presents a lecture on Building Space for Dialogue: Identity, Politics and Religion on Wednesday, January 21 at 7:00 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall.

Project Ploughshares appoints new Chair from UWinnipeg

The newly appointed Chair, Dr. James Christie, is the Director of the Ridd Institute for Religion and Global Policy at UWinnipeg and a well-known ecumenist and pioneer of interfaith dialogue.

Post-flood Update: Progress continues on campus clean-up

Updated: Thursday, January 15, 2015 All UWinnipeg campus buildings affected by flooding on August 21, 2014 will be fully restored to their pre-flood condition by the end of April 2015.  The final restoration work is now under way in accordance with insurance processes, and will be largely performed during evenings and weekends to minimize impact …Read more >

Wesmen star organizes fundraiser

As if being a student-athlete is not busy enough, juggling time between classes, games, practices and studying, fifth year women’s basketball star Stephanie Kleysen is taking it upon herself to organize a fundraiser for a project that is ever so close to her heart. For the past two summers Kleysen has had the privilege to work and …Read more >

Dr. Jane Goodall to lecture on campus in 2015

 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Goodall will be the second speaker in The Axworthy Lecturer Series on Social Justice and the Public Good. Her lecture on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7 pm will be free and open to the public. Renowned primatologist, Dr. Jane Goodall’s work …Read more >

India Centre public forum – Self, Family and Community

  The University of Winnipeg’s India Centre and the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council, in association with UWinnipeg’s Department of Indigenous Studies, invite everyone to attend a free public forum on January 22, 2015. Entitled Self, Family and Community, this is an Inter-community dialogue about diversities within Canadian society.   WHEN:    Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:00 …Read more >

University of Winnipeg Student Wins Prestigious Sunnybrook Prize

University of Winnipeg student Heather Whittaker has been chosen as one of two $5, 000 winners of the Sunnybrook Prize, after presenting her work to scientists at the Sunnybrook Research Institute in Toronto last week. Whittaker, who is in her third year of UWinnipeg’s Biopsychology program, is currently doing research on Alzeimer’s disease, which afflicts …Read more >