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Research finds that rules of civility apply, even to Trump

New research by a UWinnipeg psychology professor suggests that incivility harms politicians’ reputations — even during adversarial debate in partisan political environments, and even with the politicians’ most diehard supporters. In a joint study by Dr. Jeremy Frimer, associate professor in psychology at The University of Winnipeg, and Dr. Linda J. Skitka of the University …Read more >

Sexual violence policy at UWinnipeg supports survivors

In June 2018, The University of Winnipeg implemented its Sexual Violence Prevention Policy, which was approved after extensive consultation with UWinnipeg students, as well as the campus community. The policy was required by provincial legislation and builds upon extensive work that UWinnipeg has already done. Students were directly involved in the writing of the policy …Read more >

Fall in love with the Classics!

The UWinnipeg Department of Classics wants you to fall in love with the Classics. ‘New Directions’ in Classics is an interesting and engaging ten-lecture series that is free and open to the public.

Strong enrolment continues in Downtown Winnipeg

Total enrolment levels at The University of Winnipeg for the fall 2018 term are virtually the same as last year, including strong enrolment from international students. The influx of international students is primarily from India, and began in the 2017-18 winter term. Following India, the top sources of non-Canadian students at UWinnipeg are Nigeria, China, …Read more >

Dr. Trimbee delivers annual State of the University address

Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, delivered her annual State of the University Address on Monday, September 10.

UWinnipeg Golden Key Chapter earns the Key Chapter Award

For the third consecutive year, The University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter (UW-GK) has been awarded the highest recognition by the International Golden Key Honour Society — the Key Chapter Award. This recognition was publicized at the Golden Key International Summit this past June in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is awarded annually to chapters that …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Kevin Lamoureux in documentary “First Contact” 

Kevin Lamoureux, UWinnipeg’s AVP-Indigenous Affairs, appears in the documentary “First Contact” — which airs in three parts on APTN, from September 11 – 13. The series follows a group of six Canadians on a 28-day journey that challenges their perceptions about Indigenous people. Narrated by George Stromboulopoulos, the show explores indigenous culture in Canada and takes the participants …Read more >

2018 Conquerors of the Great Rock Climb

Ten courageous teams competed at the 47th Annual Duckworth Great Rock Climb on UWinnipeg’s front lawn.

World’s polar bear capital welcomes UWinnipeg researchers

When most people think of Churchill, Manitoba, they think of polar bears and northern lights. A group of geography students from UWinnipeg have seen plenty of both while doing research in the polar bear capital of the world.

VegFest returns to UWinnipeg

Come and check out the fabulous one day Winnipeg VegFest that celebrates yummy vegan food and inspiring speakers.