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UWinnipeg receives SSHRC grant money for research

UWinnipeg has received a total$876,253 for six UWinnipeg researchers thanks to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

2018 Bonnycastle Lecture on UniverCities

The 2018 Bonny Castle Lecture Series presents a panel to discuss UniverCities: Higher Education and the New Management of urban districts, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Two-Spirit and Pride flag raising photo gallery

On Friday, May 25, UWinnipeg kicked off its 2018 Pride events with a flag raising on the Front Lawn. Representatives from Pride Winnipeg as well as community members, local organizations, elected officials and police officers joined in the celebration.  Albert McLeod and Harmony Knott from Two-Spirited People of Manitoba offered an opening prayer and drum song. …Read more >

Queer Alumni & Friends Cocktail Party photo gallery

Check out the fun that was had at UWinnipeg’s second annual Queer Alumni & Friends Cocktail Party.

Janet Walker to receive Distinguished Alumni award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Janet Walker as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the morning of Thursday, June 14 (9:30 am). Janet Walker completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English …Read more >

New Student Scholarship For 2SLGBTQ* Community

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate has approved a new scholarship for students who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQ* community. Available this fall, the newly created University of Winnipeg Alumni Association 2SLGBTQ* Student Award is a $500 award for a second-, third-, or fourth-year undergraduate student who is active in community service …Read more >

Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

Cameron Lozinski has big plans for Indigenous language revitalization in Canada — and he’s going to start by developing an app that will make his ancestral language more accessible.

Historic “Human Rights Table” gifted to UWinnipeg

Today the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, located at the Forks draws almost 300,000 visitors annually from across Canada and further afield. Yet a decade ago, it was just a dream. Izzy Asper’s vision and passion, and many hours of conversation, brought that dream to life. Those early conversations happened around the Asper boardroom table, …Read more >

2018 Victoria Day Closure

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 21 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. This closure includes The Duckworth Centre,  Axworthy Health and RecPlex, and Diversity Foods. Exceptions: Garbonzo’s  Open Monday, May 21, 2018  from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Stella’s Open Monday, May 21, 2018 …Read more >

UWinnipeg prepares educators for success in Manitoba 

The University of Winnipeg is renowned for producing exceptional teachers who are ready to shape young Manitoba minds. And they’re also adept at addressing the challenges of those who hail from the inner city. Since the inception of two unique teacher education programs at UWinnipeg in 1998 — one that combines a bachelor of arts …Read more >