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Win tickets to meet visiting scholar Dr. Cornel West

WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Cornel West, inaugural speaker in the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice, will be on campus May 8. LECTURE – MAY 8, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm WHERE:  Lecture in Riddell Hall  – video screen in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall for overflow NOTE: Seating is on a first come basis.  You …Read more >

MDP student wins Global Development Challenge

UWinnipeg congratulates Manna Sainju, as the inaugural winner of the Global Development Challenge: Ideas that Change the World.

UWinnipeg Prof joins top global scientists

Chris Wiebe WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Chris Wiebe has been appointed to an elite group of scientists looking for solutions to the most important questions our world faces today.  The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) brings together outstanding researchers to work in global networks, including 15 Nobel Laureates since its …Read more >

Jennifer Still is UWinnipeg’s 2015 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Come out and hear Still at the annual the Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Distinguished Lecture on “Grief Silhouettes” on Friday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 2M70 This is free and open to the public.

UWinnipeg’s 13th Annual Spring Powwow

All are welcome at The University of Winnipeg’s 13th Annual Spring Powwow on Saturday, March 28th in the Duckworth Centre, located at 400 Spence Street on the UWinnipeg campus. Hosted by the Aboriginal Student Council (ASC) and the Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) the event honours UWinnipeg’’s Aboriginal graduates. This year’s theme is “Honouring Indigenous …Read more >

Psychology – understanding human behaviour and experience

Dr. Stephen Smith – Pioneering neuroscience Have you ever had a strange and pleasurable tingling on your scalp, neck, or shoulders? It can happen when someone is whispering to you, or when you watch someone get a haircut or head massage. If so, you are not alone. Upwards of 40,000 people worldwide are thought to …Read more >

UWinnipeg physics team published in prestigious journal

UWinnipeg physics professors Dr. Andrew Frey and Dr. Gabor Kunstatter co-authored a paper with two UWinnipeg students that waspublished in Physical Review Letters.

Gallery 1C03 presents Peter Tittenberger’s “him and me”

Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg proudly presents the exhibition Peter Tittenberger: him and me February 26 – April 4, 2015 Opening reception: Thursday, February 26, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Formal remarks at 4:30 p.m. with Dr. Allen Mills. Artist talk: Friday, February 27 at 12:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Gallery 1C03 and the Manitoba …Read more >

Shared Precolonial Histories in the Greater Caribbean

Prominent Caribbean archaeologist Dr. Rodriguez Ramos speaks on Tuesday, February 24 at 5:30pm at Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall.

Biz students create engaging Investment Group

Photo: Investment Group student executives: L to R –  Abraham El Giadda, Jordan Sobey, Stuart Fletcher-Cook and instructor Dennis Ng WINNIPEG, MB – It started with one student and an idea, and is now attracting 30 to 50 students who gather to debate real-world business stories and learn from business leaders in the community.  Stuart …Read more >