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The Manitoba government budget – Dr. Annette Trimbee

Reaction to the Manitoba government budget – April 30, 2015 Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg appreciates the contribution to our operating budget announced today by the provincial government and the ongoing commitment to invest in stable funding for universities and colleges. We know this is not the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Manitoba Book Award Winners

  The University of Winnipeg would like to congratulate all those writers nominated for the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards with a special mention to those UWinnipeg writers that earned an award. UWinnipeg list of winners include Margaret Sweatman, who won the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction for her latest novel, Mr Jones;  Jonathan Ball, who …Read more >

Jane’s Walk celebrates urban life this weekend

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Jino Distasio is once again participating in this year’s Jane’s Walk which celebrates the rich diversity of our urban neighbourhoods. The walks are free and open to all. A Streetcar named Riverview: Rambling Down South Osborne’s History of Beer, Bears and Trains is a walk led by Jino …Read more >

UWinnipeg Weather balloon found

Image captured by UWinnipeg balloon, above the clouds Much to the delight of UW Cloud Punchers Mission Control Team, the GPS on the weather balloon that it released early Friday morning at the FortWhite Centre sent out a message at 7:40 am Saturday morning, April 25th. The high altitude weather balloon indicated that it had …Read more >

UWinnipeg students present at study of comics conference in Toronto

Two UWinnipeg students are delivering papers at the upcoming conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics in Toronto, to be held May 7-8, 2015. Emily Wilson (who is graduating with an Honours BA in English and going on to MA studies in the Department of English at York University in Toronto) is presenting …Read more >

Diversity Foods Among Canada’s Greenest Restaurants

UWinnipeg’s own Diversity Food Services was recently named to the 2015 list of Canada’s Greenest Restaurants by Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF), a third-party certifier of sustainability for foodservice establishments. LEAF is a Calgary-based non-profit organization that helps restaurants reduce their environmental impact and makes it easy for diners to identify green restaurants. The …Read more >

History of Art – the relationship between a society and its art

History of Art examines the world’s outstanding sculptures, paintings and architecture—to increase understanding of political, economic, social and intellectual developments
over time.

I Heart Dinner on May 21 helps inner city youth

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg invites everyone from the community to attend the 6th Annual I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner in support of the Opportunity Fund. Since its inception in 2007, the Opportunity Fund has provided $2 million in assistance to more than 1,765 students. Tracy Benjoe is an Opportunity Fund student. An adult …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Rob Pryce Receives $11,000 for Medical Research

Pryce will do research on Transport-Related Motion in Individuals Receiving Spinal Immobilization During Pre-Hospital Emergency Care.

$1.35 million for Merchants Corner redevelopment

  WINNIPEG, MB – – The North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) in partnership with Merchants Inc. today celebrated its major donors who have contributed over $1.35 million dollars to the redevelopment of Merchants Corner. “The issues that confront our inner city are legendary and the Merchants Hotel was one of the most egregious examples.  …Read more >