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Public screening Sunday – honouring Chanie Wenjack

HONOURING CHANIE WENJACK — PUBLIC SCREENING of GORD DOWNIE’S SECRET PATH WINNIPEG, MB – In October 1966, Chanie Wenjack died of exposure while trying to walk home to the family he was taken from 600 kilometers away. He was 12 years old. Chanie was running away from the Cecelia Jeffrey Residential School in Kenora, Ontario. Fifty …Read more >

UWinnipeg Students ‘Rooted in Rhetoric’

Students from across disciplines contributed to ‘Rooted in Rhetoric’, a journal that is a collection of masterfully articulated prose.

UWinnipeg grad a rising literary star

UWinnipeg graduate Katherena Vermette already has one Governor General’s award and was shortlisted for a second one for her debut novel, The Break, about a young Métis mother in Winnipeg’s North End. The novel is garnering strong reviews from national media and critics including the Globe and Mail, which calls it “an incredible feat of …Read more >

David Atem presenting at Peacebuilding and Reconciliation conference

UWinnipeg Academic Advisor and former child soldier David Atem is presenting an International Graduate Student Conference entitled Peacebuilding and Reconciliation in Divided Societies that takes place October 21 and October 22, 2016. The theme, Peace Leadership, is understood broadly to include various approaches to developing innovative, communicative, and empowering processes for transforming, managing, and resolving …Read more >

Images from UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation Celebration

Check out UWinnipeg’s 108th Convocation mini photo gallery.

Sharing expertise with the broader community

A generous donation to The University of Winnipeg means more innovative research will be shared in the community for the benefit of many.

UWinnipeg hosts two Ukrainian themed lectures

The University of Winnipeg will host two Ukrainian-themed lectures in November by two recognized academics, Professor Viktoriya Sereda (Ukrainian Catholic University) and Dr. Serge Cipko (University of Alberta). Both lectures are free and open to the public. Sereda’s lecture Transformations of National Identity and Historical Memory in Ukraine since the Euromaidan* will be held on Monday, November 14 at …Read more >

Spotlight on Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications

The Rhetoric, Writing and Communications program offers studies in theory, analysis, and practice of a variety of communications.

Memories wanted! Wesmen Classic Turning the Big “50”

The “Winnipeg Holiday Tradition”, known as the Wesmen Classic, is turning the Big 50 this coming December. The annual tournament that features some of the best CIS and High School basketball in the country has a special place in the hearts of so many loyal basketball fans. To help mark the occasion, The University of …Read more >

LEED Gold for Axworthy Health & RecPlex

UWinnipeg’s Axworthy Health & RecPlex today joined sustainability leaders with a LEED Gold designation. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental …Read more >