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Jamie Wilson lecture on Indigenous economic development

FEB. 26: PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Guest Speaker Jamie Wilson – Indigenous Economic Development – all welcome Wednesday, February 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Leatherdale Hall A new course is underway at The University of Winnipeg that examines economic development issues facing …Read more >

Supporting Métis research and students

The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that brings an additional $600,000 to campus to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg over the next decade.    Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds on a strong …Read more >

Trimbee reappointed for second term as President

The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents last night unanimously confirmed Dr. Annette Trimbee as President and Vice-Chancellor for a second term, in effect until June 30, 2024. Dr. Trimbee assumed the role in August, 2014, and key accomplishments to date under her leadership include completing a university-wide strategic directions plan, the construction of Leatherdale …Read more >

Inclusive Gym Update

Inclusive Gym Update – January 29, 2018 Increasing recreation services to encourage more student physical activity Thank you to the UWinnipeg community and recreation facility members for such a strong response to our recent online user survey. Approximately 1,500 surveys were submitted and several general themes emerged which will help guide our service to the …Read more >

UWinnipeg Theatre and Film presents Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s enduring gothic classic Frankenstein was written two hundred years ago. To honour this milestone, UWinnipeg presents Dorothy Louise’s stirring stage adaptation of Shelley’s masterpiece: Frankenstein, from February 13 – 17, 2018.

UWinnipeg prof appointed to prestigious international advisory board

University of Winnipeg chemistry professor and Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery, Dr. Chris Wiebe, has been promoted to the Instrument Advisory Board at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Knoxville, Tennessee. This prestigious and international group of scientists oversees future development of instruments at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and High Flux Isotope …Read more >

UWinnipeg MDP grad recognized by Mitacs

A recent UWinnipeg graduate has been named one of Canada’s top 150 researchers by Mitacs — a national, not-for-profit organization that designs and delivers research and training programs. Aliraza Alidina graduated from the UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development program in the fall of 2017. He is one of four Manitoba researchers on …Read more >

Helping Canadian educators meet the needs of refugee students

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jan Stewart and Dr. Lorna Martin have co-authored a book aimed at helping educators support refugee and newcomer youth.

New Provost and VP Academic at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Dr. James Currie, appointed Provost and Vice-President Academic, effective January 1, 2018.  In this role Dr. Currie oversees academic faculties, student services and athletics. Dr. Currie served as Acting Provost and Vice-President Academic since June 2017. His prior academic leadership roles at UWinnipeg include Associate Dean and Dean of …Read more >

Students are the backbone of PACE’s 7th annual Cultural Night

PACE’s seventh annual Cultural Night takes place this Friday, January 19 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Learn more about this year’s event.