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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Everyone is welcome to attend Gallery 1C03’s memorial display and artwork talk taking place Monday, December 3 at The University of Winnipeg’s Riddell Hall to commemorate National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Future Student Night 2018

Hundreds of prospective students and their parents attended The University of Winnipeg’s Future Student Night on Wednesday.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >

UWinnipeg assistant professor releases new book on Robert Louis Stevenson

Carla Manfredi explores the “Scramble for the Pacific” through the eyes of a famous Scottish writer in her new book, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Travel and Photography, 1888 – 1894 (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). An assistant professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English, Manfredi said the book emerged from “my doctoral research, which focused …Read more >

Global College 2.0: A place for transformative learning

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is now recognized as a formal academic unit, a change that demonstrates the University’s ongoing commitment to fostering engagement in human rights activities and exploring what it means to be a global citizen.

Icelandic Canadian perspectives on World War One

UWinnipeg student Madison Herget-Schmidt creates an exhibition at the New Iceland Heritage Museum honouring the soldiers from World War I.

UWinnipeg Alumna Jarita Greyeyes continues to make history

Greyeyes is the inaugural UWinnipeg Weweni Future Scholar, who is currently attending Stanford University, in California pursuing a PhD in Race, Inequality and Language in Education.

UWinnipeg alumni make CBC’s Future 40 list

UWinnipeg takes 28 per cent of nominees list for the CBC Manitoba Future 40, class of 2018. Meet some of the new generation of leaders, builders and change-makers under the age of 40.

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie use biostatistics to improve the world of medicine

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie are changing the world with biostatistics. The University of Winnipeg graduates — each with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics — said their passion for biostatistics stems from a love of math and medicine. Both sisters credit UWinnipeg’s undergraduate years for allowing them to transition to grad …Read more >

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni awarded national scholarships

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni Taylor Wilson (left) and Courtney Bear (right) were awarded two of three National Indigenous Economic Education Fund (NIEFF) scholarships from the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando).