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BatProf sheds light on secrets of bats

This Halloween, come spend the evening with UWinnipeg’s legendary BatProf, Dr. Craig Willis on Monday, October 29 at 7:00 pm. Learn about the amazing secrets of the flying mammals, known as bats! 

Hoi Polloi Logoi it’s an app!

The two ‘UW’ creators of the internationally successful Latin learning Vice Verba app is going Classic ancient Greek.

Three UWinnipeg Alumni Elected To City Council

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates three UWinnipeg graduates who were elected as Winnipeg city councillors last night.  John Orlikow (BA 97 Political Science), City Councillor: River Heights Sherri Rollins (BA 99 Conflict Resolution), City Councillor: Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Devi Sharma (BA 94), City Councillor: Old Kildonan We are very proud to count them among …Read more >

KINect Research Week at UWinnipeg

The week includes a keynote lecture from Dr. Wesley O’Brien, from University College Cork (UCC), Ireland on Putting Physical Literacy on the map with Irish children and youth.

Fixing the justice system

Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System for 10 years, when she realized the system was broken. This realization is the purpose of her research for her Masters on Indigenous Governance.

PACE partners with People First HR Services to offer the Advanced HR Certificate..

The University of Winnipeg’s Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) has partnered with People First HR Services to launch a new Advanced Human Resources Certificate Program — the first of its kind in Manitoba — to advance the skills of senior HR leaders. Specifically designed for HR professionals with three to five years of work …Read more >

World Premiere Of “Beyond Climate”

David Suzuki helps launch new film directed by UWinnipeg professor Dr. Ian Mauro’s latest climate change film, Beyond Climate, will have its world premiere at Planet In Focus International Film Festival in Toronto (Friday, October 26) and its Winnipeg premiere at the Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival (Friday, November 2). The film takes viewers beyond …Read more >

Grant to fund research into new ALS treatment

Proceeds from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon are helping UWinnipeg researcher Dr. Renée Douville make a breakthrough in ALS treatment.

New Climate Atlas Explains How Climate Change Threatens Canada’s Forests

Today the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg launched a new section of their groundbreaking Climate Atlas of Canada that explains the effects of climate change on Canada’s forests: The recent release of the IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 °C underscores the fact that climate change threatens our irreplaceable forest …Read more >

Tuning in to the Feminist Frequency

Anita Sarkeesian, is the next Axworthy Distinguished Lecture. Sarkeesian will be speaking on History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don’t Want You to Know on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm