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One $50K donation sparks over $3 million in research funding

One year ago today, The University of Winnipeg opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, thanks to a generous $50K donation by Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim, leading to over $3 million in research projects.

2019 Canada Day Closures

Happy Birthday Canada! The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed for Canada Day on Monday,  July 1,  and will reopen on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  These closures include the Axworthy Health & RecPlex, the Duckworth, all Diversity Foods restaurants, and the UWinnipeg Library.

UWinnipeg chemist to be Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Edinburgh

Canada Research Chair and professor, Dr. Christopher Wiebe will be a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. Scotland.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Bannock Breakfast photo gallery

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, UWinnipeg hosted a delicious bannock breakfast on campus that was well attended. Check out who was there!

Elder Ruth Christie celebrates honorary degree with tree planting

After being recognized with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremony on June 13, Elder Ruth Christie gifted UWinnipeg with a white birch sapling.

Math degree, academic curiosity is winning formula for UWinnipeg alum

Mastering one subject while maintaining a wide variety of academic interests has been the winning formula for University of Winnipeg alumnus and successful lawyer, Joel Peters-Fransen. Peters-Fransen graduated from UWinnipeg in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in mathematics and completed his Masters at the University of Toronto before going on to study law at Harvard …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof wins another book prize

UWinnipeg’s history professor Dr. Mary Jane McCallum, won the Aboriginal History Book Prize, along with co-author Adele Perry.

UWinnipeg instructor given a national educator award

UWinnipeg instructor, Valerie Pelleck earns the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award.

2019 Spring Convocation photo gallery

Congratulations to all the graduates and honourees of UWinnipeg’s 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremonies. 

Undergrads impress crowd at international folklore conference

When professor Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Women’s and Gender Studies, traveled to St. John’s, Newfoundland last month to attend The Folklore Studies Association of Canada 2019 conference, she brought three of her top students with her: Jennifer Hammond, Dianna Evangeline, and Maram Rocha. Greenhill could not be prouder of the high level of research and poise demonstrated in …Read more >