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Dr. Peter J. Miller appointed 2019 Chancellor’s Research Chair

The Assistant Professor of Classics will be working on a book that showcases the ways classical antiquity continues to influence the contemporary world.

UWinnipeg receives $2.4 million to grow digital agriculture

Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), announced investments totaling  $3,451,167 for two projects to support innovation, skills development, and growth in the digital agriculture industry. The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) will receive $2,451,167 to work in partnership with Enterprise Machine Intelligence and …Read more >

UWinnipeg students accepted into new leadership program

Two University of Winnipeg students have been accepted into the inaugural President’s Student Leadership Program. Introduced this past January, the program is a unique and immersive learning opportunity that’s bringing together 27 students from various disciplines and institutions to build their leadership potential. It runs from June 8 – 16. Representing UWinnipeg this summer are Marie-Josée …Read more >

Slavoj Žižek Lecture photo gallery

The “Elvis of Cultural Theory” and world-renowned philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, spoke to a full house at The University of Winnipeg. Check out the photo gallery.

Prairie Climate Centre receives $600,000 in Government of Canada funding

Funding will be used to make climate-related health information readily available to Canadians through a new portal in the Climate Atlas of Canada.

UWinnipeg researchers lead study of first Neanderthal in Serbia

UWinnipeg anthropologists led a study of the first Neanderthal to be discovered in Serbia after an upper molar was discovered in the Pešturina Cave in Jelašnička Gorge, a nature reserve located near the city of Niš.

UWinnipeg students to share their passion for mathematics

The Math and Statistics Student Association, in partnership with Dufferin School and NSERC, is hosting a math outreach event at the elementary school on May 10.

Mutant fruit flies inspire future scientists

For the past five years, UWinnipeg biology professor Dr. Alberto Civetta, has taken a break from his UWinnipeg lab, where he researches evolutionary genetics, to volunteer at Science Rendezvous Winnipeg, hosting a fun, hands-on activity detecting mutants in fruit flies.

2019 Easter Weekend Hours

The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate will be closed for Good Friday, April 19, 2019. This includes Starbucks, Garbonzo’s,  Axworthy RecPlex and the Duckworth and Fitness Centre. The exceptions are: Good Friday, April 19 Elements Open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Garbonzo’s Open 11:00 am to 1:00 am  and Stella’s Easter Sunday, April 21 Elements Open …Read more >

The passing of Dr. Marsha Hanen, past UWinnipeg President

The UWinnipeg community is saddened by the passing of Dr. Marsha Hanen, who served as The University of Winnipeg’s President & Vice-Chancellor from 1989 – 1999. She passed away on Saturday, April 13 at her home in Victoria, BC.  A memorial and burial is planned for Thursday, April 18 in Victoria (click here for details …Read more >