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Hugh Grant appointed Dean of Business and Economics

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hugh Grant as Dean of Business and Economics for a five-year term starting July 1, 2019. A faculty member of UWinnipeg’s Department of Economics since 1986, Grant has previously served as the departmental chair (1993-99), as well as acting Associate …Read more >

Co-operative Enterprises provides students with a different view of business

With The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation just around the corner, expect to see more students walking across the stage with a concentration in Co-operative Enterprises. Established in 2013, the Business Chair in Co-operative Enterprises has an increased interest from students due to its unique way of looking at the role of business in society. …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates the launch of Frozen Justice video series

UWinnipeg’s University Club was standing room only for the launch of Frozen Justice, a new video series that explores Canadian crime films, culture and society.

Recent Digitizing Justice Conference inspired lively dialogue

From May 15 – 17, scholars, students, practitioners, and community members met at The University of Winnipeg to engage in a lively dialogue about the ways justice intersects with digital, virtual, and web-based forms of social life.

Faculty and staff members to be recognized for excellence

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to recognize nine exceptional members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Spring Convocation.

Thousands “STEAM Big” at Science Rendezvous Winnipeg

The numbers are in and Science Rendezvous Winnipeg keeps getting bigger. Approximately 5,000 attendees, and over 700 volunteers, attended the May 2019 festival co-hosted by The University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba. The event reached 4,000 participants in 2018. 

UWinnipeg receives over $3 Million in NSERC Grants to further research

UWinnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable over $3 million in research projects.

Architecture+Comics: Canadian Cartoonists and the City

Architecture+Comics: Canadian Cartoonists and the City Exhibit is an engaging exhibit that runs until June 30, 2019 and was co-curated by UWinnipeg’s Dr. Candida Rifkind (English) and graduate student Mariana Muñoz Gomez.

Five exceptional community leaders to receive honorary degrees

Five stellar citizens whose stewardship in improving access to math, Indigenous language, history, and environmental education has had profound influence in Manitoba and beyond, will be recognized at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring 2019 Convocation ceremonies.

UWinnipeg receives its first Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Winnipeg is very excited to welcome the accomplished Bailey Gerrits to UWinnipeg as the inaugural Banting Postdoctoral Fellow.