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Get Wellness at Winnipeg’s new Centre

The Wellness Centre where students can access a comprehensive general and specialized counselling team and health services as Klinic is officially open.

Research in Carceral Cultures

Carceral Cultures will generate knowledge about Canada’s culture of punishment and related penal policies and practices.

Lecture to discuss ‘the most dangerous form of racism”

Latest installment of the Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series to address inequity in public health in Canada WINNIPEG, MB – Many Canadians are proud to live in a country with a public health system, but what will it take before they can be proud to say all Canadians receive the same level of care? Inequities …Read more >

The importance of comics

Acclaimed comics researcher, editor, and publisher Hope Nicholson will deliver a public talk, on Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 pm.

Campus News Briefs

Campus News Briefs – Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Three-year Budget Strategy approved Last evening, UWinnipeg’s Board of Regents approved a three year Budget Strategy (2016-2019) which will help ensure that operations are sustainable and aligned with the 2015 Strategic Directions. The overall goal is to be proactive and deliberate in using resources to support the …Read more >

How Aboriginal people populate the prairies

  A University of Winnipeg research team has recently completed a series of maps on the changing locations of Aboriginal people in prairie cities which is available online at: The maps are useful for answering a variety of urban studies questions, for example did you know that in 1901, only 5.1 percent of Aboriginal …Read more >

Eco-Grant provides $4,000 for student sustainability initiatives

On Friday, January 22, 2016 the Geography & Environmental Students Association (GESA) at The University of Winnipeg handed two large cheques to teams who competed for GESA’s Eco-Grant.  The goal of the grant is to provide funding so that students can implement sustainable campus initiatives. “I think the Eco-Grant is an excellent opportunity for the …Read more >

UWinnipeg congratulates student award winners

Flickr slideshow: hover mouse over photo to use arrows to scroll through  The University of Winnipeg is deeply proud of the student award winners honoured January 13 at the annual Awards Night of Excellence at the Delta Hotel. Approximately 200 students attended, together receiving more than 280 awards. In addition to award recipients, the evening also …Read more >

Spotlight on Environmental Studies and Sciences

Environmental Studies and Sciences combines many different perspectives to understand the changes in our environment. It explores human impacts and provides a framework to develop solutions for environmental programs. Students obtain either Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees and can choose from seven different subject areas including Chemistry, Forest Ecology, Forest Policy and …Read more >

UWinnipeg educator helps give voice to children in care

The Manitoba government has developed a plan to implement the recommendations of the provincially commissioned Task Force on Education Outcomes for Children in Care, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum announced today. “Nothing is more important than providing children and youth with the best opportunities to succeed, especially those facing the additional challenge of …Read more >