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UWinnipeg MDP students attend Model Arctic Conference

The Model Arctic Conference allowed MDP students a platform to share their research and vision of the future of the Arctic.

The Future of Manitoba’s fishery – election forum April 5

Everyone is invited to attend an all-party election forum on the future of Manitoba’s fish and fishery resources. Manitoba’s fishery resources are important to all Manitobans. For many, and especially Indigenous peoples, they are an important source of food. We also have a large and economically important recreational fishery and a commercial fishing industry that …Read more >

Divestment Dialogue on campus

UWinnipeg is currently examining the issue of fossil fuel divestment as it pertains to both Foundation endowment and pension plan investments. Fossil fuel divestment is the removal of assets including stocks, bonds, and investment funds from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. In 2014, divestment at UWinnipeg was raised by the University of Winnipeg Students’ …Read more >

Women in STEM professions network across borders

University of Winnipeg Anthropology faculty member Dr. Tina Greenfield is currently participating in a ten-day professional exchange through the U.S. Government’s International Visitor Program Leadership Program, designed to introduce Canadian women in STEM professions to their U.S. counterparts. Selected by the United States Consulate Winnipeg, Greenfield joins seven other participants from across Canada on a …Read more >

Noonan, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes Of The Year

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball playerMegan Noonan and Men’s Wrestler Finn Higgins have been chosen as the 2015-2016 University of Winnipeg Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The announcement was made this evening at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the Radisson Hotel. Read more.

Spotlight on Political Science

SPOTLIGHT ON POLITICAL SCIENCE Political Science is the systematic study of power, authority and governance. How we identify and think of ourselves, the activities we are permitted and encouraged to participate in, and how resources are allocated throughout society all flow from our political decisions. Political Science at UWinnipeg offers a vibrant atmosphere of intellectual …Read more >

David Suzuki’s 80th birthday – in conversation with Ian Mauro

A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID SUZUKI   March 24, 2016 By Ian Mauro   (published Winnipeg Free Press, March 24, 2016)                                                                               Today is David Suzuki’s 80th birthday! Many will read this and be surprised. You might be thinking: ‘wasn’t it only a few years ago I saw him promoting a Nature of Things episode by posing …Read more >

UWinnipeg students presented at UN

Katrina Leclerc and Breanne Lavallee-Heckert have returned from presenting at the UN in New York City with 10 other UWinnipeg students who were accompanied by UWinnipeg’s Marilou McPhedran.

Channeling Wonder wins award

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Pauline Greenhill’s essay collection was unanimously selected by the members of the Children’s Literature Association Edited Book Award Committee to receive award.

Dr. Christopher Wiebe Promoted to International Science Advisory Board

Congratulations to UWinnipeg’s Professor Christopher Wiebe, Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery, who has been invited to join the Advisory Editorial Board of the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. The Board consists of top international scientists from around the world in the interdisciplinary field of Condensed Matter Physics – the science of materials and …Read more >