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I Heart Celebration supports students and community programs

WINNIPEG, MB – Everyone is invited to attend an exciting evening of celebration in support of growing leaders. At this year’s I Heart Celebration The University of Winnipeg will honour two students with the inaugural Tióšpaye Leadership Award to be presented by Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor. The award recognizes Indigenous students for their …Read more >

An Interview with Jane Goodall

Just prior to her Axworthy Lecture in September 2015, The University of Winnipeg had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Jane Goodall. In the conversation below, she discusses her reasons for hope, her impression of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and her thoughts on the positive impact public lectures like those delivered in …Read more >

Global College offers unique Spring and Summer courses

Sex trafficking, reconciliation, human rights and forced migration explored The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is offering four unique spring and summer courses that allow students to explore topical human rights issues while earning credits in a condensed time frame. NEW: Pathways to Reconciliation – A Manitoba Field Course May 5- June 24, 2016 This …Read more >

Campus Welcome Celebrates Indigenous Languages

News release by Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Downtown Winnipeg businesses & city recreation centres install decals with message of welcome In an effort to create a sense of place and a feeling of welcome, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Aboriginal Peoples’ Advisory Committee launched a new initiative today that will invite downtown businesses to install decals with …Read more >

UWinnipeg professor shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize

Professor Per Brask has been shortlisted for the prestigious Prize for the translation of the book Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments.

UWinnipeg writers nominated for the 2016 Manitoba Book Awards

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Catherine Hunter, Dr. Shauna MacKinnon, and Wab Kinew are the writers that have been shortlisted for this year’s awards.

The wonder of science – everyone welcome May 7

Join in the fun Saturday, May 7, everyone welcome The University of Winnipeg, in partnership with the University of Manitoba, is eagerly participating in the Science Rendezvous festival being held this year on Saturday, May 07, 2016 from 11:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the University of Manitoba’s Engineering & Information Technology Complex on the Fort …Read more >

UWinnipeg launches the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies

To celebrate the opening CTMS presents its Inaugural lecture by UWinnipeg’s Plett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Aileen Friesen on Thursday, May, 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm, room 2M70 with a reception to follow.

Annette Trimbee joins “The Winnipeg Promise”

MAYOR BRIAN BOWMAN ANNOUNCES ‘THE WINNIPEG PROMISE’ New Initiative to Identify Ways to Remove Barriers for Low Income Families and Children in Accessing Canada Learning Bond EDMONTON, Alberta – April 7, 2016 – While speaking today at Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayor’s Lead, Mayor Brian Bowman announced a new initiative called  “The Winnipeg Promise‟. This …Read more >

UWinnipeg Bat Lab seeks superhero citizen scientists!

UWinnipeg Bat Lab is asking members of the public to help protect bats. You too can be a superhero bat scientist! Find out how you can help.