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Dr. Alessandro Portelli is 2015 Riley Fellow

Acknowledged internationally as the most influential oral historian of the last quarter century, Dr. Alessandro Portelli, Riley Fellow and Professor of American Literature, University of Rome, will explore studies of memory and oral history in contemporary society at the 2015 Riley Fellow Lecture. The event takes place on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm …Read more >

UWinnipeg team rides for refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has dominated international headlines. This weekend a team of UWinnipeg students, alumni, faculty and staff are preparing to do their part to help.

Eco Gold for UWinnipeg

Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex achieves LEED Gold status WINNIPEG, MB –Following an in-depth LEED certification process by the Canada Green Building Council, The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex has been awarded LEED Gold status, joining an elite …Read more >

Exceptional Faculty to be Honoured at Convocation

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour the outstanding accomplishments of two members of our faculty at Autumn Convocation, on Friday, October 16, 2015. RELATED: • David Suzuki to receive Honorary Doctor of Science • Gilles Paquin to receive UWinnipeg Distinguished Alumni Award “Both Dr. Roewan Crowe and Dr. Anna Stokke exemplify the powerful …Read more >

Wab Kinew to launch highly-anticipated memoir

A touching memoir written by UWinnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs Wab Kinew will be released September 29th, and the release of The Reason You Walk is already generating a national buzz.  Kinew’s first foray as an author has been highlighted with interviews in Maclean’s, Quill and Quire, and the National Post, and audiences across Canada …Read more >

Gilles Paquin to receive UWinnipeg Distinguished Alumni Award

Kevin Freedman, President of The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association Council, is pleased to announce that Gilles Paquin will be awarded The Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2015 Autumn Convocation Ceremony for the awarding of degrees on Friday, October 16th. Paquin has been a leader in the Winnipeg arts community for 40 years — …Read more >

Collegiate Teacher to receive prestigious award at Rideau Hall

Jennifer Janzen is one of six Canadian recipients of the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jennifer Janzen’s grade 11 Canadian History students didn’t just research significant figures in Manitoba’s history, they actually brought them to life on stage. Last January, the students performed Shadows of Manitoba’s Past, a 45-minute collaboration with …Read more >

TEDx at UWinnipeg on September 25

TED is coming to The University of Winnipeg for its first-ever TEDx event happening on September 25th 2015 at Eckhardt Grammte Hall at 5PM. This independently organized TEDx event will gather speakers and audience members from diverse backgrounds to create new synergies, connections and collaborations across various disciplines. Below are the list of confirmed speakers for the event: …Read more >

UWinnipeg students run rings around competition at national forestry bowl

The UWinnipeg Forestry Students Association made history by winning the national quiz bowl competition in Kenora, ON.

Royal Society of Canada honours Dr. Ian Mauro

  WINNIPEG, MB – The Royal Society of Canada has selected The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Ian Mauro as a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, the national community of scholars that embodies the diversity of outstanding intellectual achievement in Canada. As both a community-based researcher and academic filmmaker, Dr. Mauro …Read more >