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UWinnipeg gets major investment in research excellence

The University of Winnipeg is now home to eight Canada Research Chairs, following an announcement today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. The federal government is making an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence. Canada Research …Read more >

Read the Spring 2019 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine

The Spring 2019 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available online. UWinnipeg Magazine highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. At UWinnipeg, we are changing how we give our students the experience they need to be successful. By connecting with employers and having opportunities to solve real-world problems, they are preparing to make …Read more >

Build from Within: New program the first of its kind in Canada

Twenty-seven students from six high schools in Winnipeg’s north end are participating in the new Build from Within teacher development program.

Chris Storie Is New Director, Institute Of Urban Studies

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christopher Storie as Director of the Institute of Urban Studies at The University of Winnipeg for a three-year term starting July 1, 2019. Storie is a faculty member and Chair in the Department of Geography whose research interests include: informal …Read more >

Seven UWinnipeg Youth-in-Care Tuition Waiver students graduate

UWinnipeg congratulates the seven Opportunity Fund Youth-In-Care Tuition Waiver students graduating this Spring. This is the largest cohort in a graduation class since its inception in 2012.

Meet the 2019 Spring Convocation Valedictorians

Larissa Chubenko, BA, BEd Valedictorian (Theology, Education, Kinesiology, Physical and Health Education, and Marriage and Family Therapy) Larissa Chubenko is passionate about working with inner-city children. After initially graduating from The University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in international development, Chubenko chose to return to school and is now graduating with a Bachelor …Read more >

UWinnipeg students lead science outreach workshops in Arctic

Michelle Trudel, Erica Mitchell, and Mamneet (Sheena) Gurm spent a week in Nunavut this spring, the second year in a row that¬†Let’s Talk Science sent a UWinnipeg volunteer team to the Arctic.

UWinnipeg student is bound for Florence

Chelsea Bonan is in Florence, Italy this summer thanks to a full-scholarship from the Italian Cultural Institute, Toronto allowing her to attend an Italian language school.

Wu Chung Scholar graduates this spring

Huiqi Deng has earned the lucrative Wu Chung Scholarship at UWinnipeg, and is one of two of these scholars graduating this Spring.

UWinnipeg recognized for improved sustainability efforts

The University has received its second silver STARS rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, joining 26 other Canadian institutions.