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Māori mega scholar is the next Axworthy Lecturer

World renowned Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) is the next Axworthy Distinguished Lecturer. She will speak on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

UWinnipeg plays with time is season closer

WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg Theatre and Film Department sweeps us through time with J. B. Priestley’s West End hit Time and the Conways performed by the Fourth Year Honours Acting class. Time and the Conways runs at the Gas Station Arts Centre from April 3 – 7, 2018. This time-travelling play takes place …Read more >

Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith will receive a Honorary Doctor of Laws from UWinnipeg during a Special Convocation Ceremony on Friday, April 6, 2018.

2018 Easter Weekend Closures

The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate will be closed for Good Friday, March 30, 2018. This includes Starbucks, the Axworthy Health & RecPlex and the Duckworth Centre.  The exceptions are: Good Friday, March 30, 2018 Elements Open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Garbonzo’s Open 11:00 am to 1:00 am Stellas Open 7:00 am to 12:00 …Read more >

Men’s rec league basketball team celebrates 40 years

Team Old School wrapped up their 40th season this week with a loss that couldn’t put a dent in the legacy of one of Winnipeg’s most storied rec league teams.

Dr. Shauna MacKinnon book release April 1

There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. But what does this actually mean? What is community-based participatory research (CBPR) and what does engagement look like? Find out more about Practising Community-Based Participatory Research here.

Students get hands-on experience with waste audit

Earlier this month, student volunteers helped sort and weigh nearly all of the garbage, recycling, and compost generated by the UWinnipeg community for the Campus Sustainability Office’s triannual waste audit.

A poetry reading in honour of World Poetry Day

Award-Winning Poet Marilyn Dumont will read from her work at UWinnipeg this Thursday March 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm  in room 1L11 (Lockhart Hall) in honour of World Poetry Day.

UWinnipeg Theatre Students perform original piece

WINNIPEG, MB – The Rest of the Rabbit is an original eight-person ensemble piece exploring fate, destiny, chance and choice as defining elements in the shaping of human experience. The Rest of the Rabbit performance piece has been conceived and developed collaboratively by members of the fourth-year Honours Devised Theatre class and directed by Claire …Read more >

Rhetoric prof shares research on classic sci-fi and new media

Hello, Dave…or rather, Dr. Matthew Flisfeder. The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications professor is the keynote speaker at an upcoming event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey, at the Gershman Y in Philadelphia on March 24. Flisfeder’s talk, titled “‘It can only be attributable to human error’: Reading the Hysterical …Read more >