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Entrepreneur Ida Albo To Receive Honorary Doctorate

An accomplished economist, successful entrepreneur, and ardent community supporter whose impassioned generosity and civic pride drives her desire to improve the quality of life for all Winnipeggers, Ida Albo will receive an honorary degree at UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation on October 14th. As co-owner of Winnipeg’s iconic Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, Albo has …Read more >

UWinnipeg student promoting mental health during Royal Visit

When Danielle Sicotte was told she would be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their Royal Visit to Canada, she thought it was a joke.

The Forgotten History of Rooster Town – free public lecture

Everyone welcome Tuesday, October 11 at 7 pm Call 204-986-6450 to register Fifteen Métis families moved into shanties in the bush in and grassland in Fort Rouge in 1901 (Grant Park area) in southwest Winnipeg. Occasionally joined by non-Métis households, “Rooster Town” survived for five decades until dismantled by the City of Winnipeg in the …Read more >

Pilot project for Winnipeg youth moves forward

The University of Winnipeg is pleased that today Winnipeg City Council approved development of a pilot project — YouthUnited@Winnipeg — which will begin next summer (2017) as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary. It will see 20 youth working and studying together in Winnipeg’s North End, half from the suburbs, and the other half from the …Read more >

Mennonites, Land and the Environment: A Global History Conference

This free conference is open to the academic and general community on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the University of Winnipeg. Mennonites have had a particular experience on the land.  As a people disproportionately rural and committed to relative simplicity, they had been more active in agriculture than many other faith-based …Read more >

Faculty to be Honoured at Fall Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour two of its outstanding faculty members at the upcoming Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:30 am, in the UWinnipeg Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium, Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence Street. Professor Marilou McPhedran will receive the Marsha Hanen Award for Excellence …Read more >

Renowned Architectural Historian Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Council is pleased to announce Dr. Frank Albo as recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for the Autumn 2016 convocation ceremonies. Dr. Albo is an internationally renowned architectural historian and known locally as the inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, a bestselling book detailing the fascinating secrets and symbolism of the …Read more >

UWinnipeg student elected president of national Francophone group

Justin Johnson plans to take a few cues from Manitoba’s founding father in his new role as national president of the Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française (French-Canadian Youth Federation).

Building Feminist Futures at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg is hosting Building Feminist Futures, the realities for the women activists leading movements on the ground on Monday October 3 from 1-3PM in Eckhardt-Gramatte’s Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Downtown Commons Grand Opening

Dignitaries cut the ribbon at 320 Colony Street today, officially opening the unique 14-storey apartment complex that adds more living options in downtown Winnipeg.