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2019 August Long closure

The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed for Terry Fox Day on Monday, August 5, 2019, and will reopen on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. These closures include the Axworthy Health & RecPlex, all Diversity Foods restaurants, and the Library. Have a happy and safe long weekend!

UWinnipeg is at inaugural Egyptian Pavilion

UWinnipeg’s mysterious Hetherington Collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts will be part of the Egyptian pavilion’s cultural display.

Chemistry at UWinnipeg achieves national accreditation

UWinnipeg’s chemistry Bachelor of Science degree programs have been accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry.

UWinnipeg well-represented at Fringe Festival

The University of Winnipeg has had a large presence at this year’s Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. From hosting shows at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film to seeing alumna Tori Popp being named festival manager, there’s UWinnipeg connections almost everywhere! With only a few days left to see shows, we’ve compiled a (unfinished) list …Read more >

Institute of Urban Studies awards student paper prize

Rachel Dunsmore earns the Student Paper Series Prize for her paper on homelessness.

UWinnipeg receives over $1 million in SSHRC grants for research

UWinnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that totals $1,371,889 in numerous grants that will enable eleven talented researchers in a variety of projects.

UWinnipegger selected as Canadian Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai is the 2019–20 Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the the University of Calgary that begins this September.

New tool designed to improve children’s literacy and numeracy

UWinnipeg professor Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk and a grassroots Manitoba team are creating a new support tool to help parents advance their children’s numeracy and literacy skills.

Three UWinnipeg students go behind the scenes at UN

In early June, three UWinnipeg political science students had a chance to immerse themselves in the political dynamics of the United Nations during an intensive UN summer school program.

UWinnipeg videographer completes new film

Will Jones, a videographer in the Centre for Academic Technology at UWinnipeg, has followed up his first documentary film, Iced: The Lost History of Hockey at The University of Winnipeg,with Schmockey Night, which chronicles a quirky event that showcased the best of Winnipeg kitsch in the cause of charity. The annual Schmockey Night lasted from 1953 …Read more >