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Searching for a cure with cutting-edge biomedical research

UWinnipeg post-doctoral scholar, Dr. Sheryl Herrera is transforming biomedical research – and hopes to one day find a cure for debilitating diseases like Alzheimer’s. Thanks to a Mitacs Elevate postdoctoral fellowship, she is working with Cubresa, Inc., developing applications for improved diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system disorders.

UWinnipeg partners with the Canadian Red Cross

On September 23, UWinnipeg is once again the setting for a major Canadian Red Cross activity. This time, it’s Operation Ready — a full-scale emergency response simulation.

Undergraduate research highlighted at annual symposium

The 14th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium had 34 undergraduate students from across disciplines and departments presenting their research.

UWinnipeg prof shortlisted for book prize

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills (English) is one of five writers that has been shortlisted for the $60K 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

Chemistry prof invited to speak at Oxford symposium

Chemistry professor and Canada Research Chair, Dr. Chris Wiebe, will be at The University of Oxford September 21 – 25, an invited speaker at the 2019 Quantum Materials Symposium. His talk, High pressure routes to new pyrochlores and exotic magnetism, is based on the recent discovery of an exotic new metal, the details of which are …Read more >

David Suzuki, Stephen Lewis, Pam Palmater to speak on climate at UWinnipeg

Three of Canada’s most high-profile public advocates will be at The University of Winnipeg campus on Friday, October 4.

Why the 2019 Federal Election Matters

UWinnipeg’s Department of Political Science presents Why the 2019 Federal Election Matters, a panel discussion on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:30 pm in Room 1L13. This panel features three experts in the field of Canadian politics. Each speaker will highlight the issues they think are most important in the 2019 Federal Election. Panel members include UWinnipeg’s Dr. Joan Grace, …Read more >

Seven teams take on the Duckworth Great Rock Climb

Seven teams competed to be crowned champions of the 48th annual Duckworth Great Rock Climb on Monday, September 16, with one narrowly coming out victorious. Team Alpha Omega put up a blistering time of 24.40 seconds, challenged only by the final team, BB Champions, who finished just behind at 25.75 seconds. The Wesmen men’s volleyball …Read more >

2019 State of the University Address can be viewed online

Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, delivered her annual State of the University Address to a full house in Convocation Hall on Monday, September 9, 2019.

Jennifer Roblin to receive the 2019 Duff Roblin Award

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Jennifer Roblin, dedicated donor and longtime friend to UWinnipeg, with the 2019 Duff Roblin Award — in recognition of her many contributions to education and community through visionary leadership, volunteerism, and philanthropy. She will receive the award at the thirteenth annual Duff Roblin Award Dinner on Wednesday, …Read more >