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UWinnipeg reaction to provincial budget

Reaction to Provincial Budget – Statement by Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg May 31, 2016 We appreciate the provincial government’s decision to maintain the increase to our base grant by 2.5% for the coming year.   A strong post-secondary system is critical to the success of the provincial economy – it is …Read more >

Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents the Third Community Forum on Sex Trafficking in Canada on Monday, June 6th at 5:00 pm in room 2M70, Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg. Everyone is welcomed attend.

What happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas

UWinnipeg students have returned from their geography field seminar that took them to Las Vegas, Nevada and the Mojave Desert where they applied practical skills to field research.

Rainbow flag-raising tomorrow to launch Pride Week

The UWinnipeg community is invited to join Dr. Annette Trimbee on the campus front lawn at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday , May 27) for a rainbow flag-raising to celebrate the kick-off of Pride Week 2016. All are welcome; please stop by! UWinnipeg’s Pride Week activities also include: • The University’s Library in partnership with the …Read more >

Budding Entrepreneurs

A UWinnipeg-partnered program is testing the business acumen of Indigenous high school students—and opening up potential career paths along the way.

Sharing Perspectives — Indigenous Courses Create Learning Opportunities

A UWinnipeg course is confronting questions that make many Canadians feel uncomfortable: exploring the who, how, and why of the residential school system that forcibly removed thousands of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit children from their homes.

Judy Tanner earns Stars of Spence Street Prize

Over her three decades in the Student Records office, she has become a go-to resource for her students and her colleagues on all things UWinnipeg.

Dr. Jennifer Frain to receive Distinguished Alumni Award at June convocation

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Council is pleased to announce Dr. Jennifer Frain as the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni award for Spring 2016. Frain graduated from The University of Winnipeg in 1983 and prior to that graduated high school at the University’s Collegiate. She went on to complete her PhD and has been a …Read more >

Labour of Love — Student Helps Organize Annual Spring Pow Wow

March is one of the busiest months on campus, yet Grace Redhead manages to squeeze long days volunteering as Chair of UWinnipeg’s Annual Spring Pow Wow into her schedule—a labour of love that has engaged her for the past four years.

From foreign words to the language of sport

From UWinnipeg’s English Language Program (ELP) to studying kinesiology, Lucija Golubić originally from Croatia began at UWinnipeg with ELP.