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Shakespeare’s masterpiece opens the theatre season

UWinnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its season with Shakespeare’s unique comedy, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, and runs from November 26 – 30, 2019.

Photographing ghosts on the prairies

An extraordinary set of black-and-white photographs of “ghosts”, taken in Winnipeg in the early 1920s, have caught the attention of UWinnipeg’s art historian Dr. Serena Keshavjee. 

‘Free Speech and its Discontents on Campus’ and other lectures

The Department of Political Science presents Dr. Samir Gandesha, Director of the Institute for the Humanities, Simon Fraser University for a series of three public lectures in November. 

UWinnipeg receives theatre awards

A number of members from The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film have been nominated for awards at The EVIES.

Job futures in statistics

The job prospects for statisticians is growing exponentially. Learn how to apply your stats at the Dr. Karen Kopciuk lecture on Monday, November 4 at 12:30 in room 1L12.

Museum Queeries

Museum Queeries is a collaborative research project based at UWinnipeg that prioritizes Indigenous Two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and queer contributions and interventions into museums and museum studies.

UWinnipeg to host international Mennonite conference

The University of Winnipeg’s Chair in Mennonite Studies is hosting an international conference — Mennonites and Anthropology: Ethnography, Religion, and Global Entanglements — at Convocation Hall from October 25 – 26.  UWinnipeg professor of history and Mennonite studies, Dr. Royden Loewen, said this is the first time there’s been a conference using the lens of …Read more >

Manitoba Food History Project stretches from Altona to Churchill

When Dr. Janis Thiessen opens a jar of salsa, she’s not just thinking about whether it’s going to be mild or spicy. She’s considering the complex issues of migrant communities, how sharing food, and other aspects of culture, helps individuals to orient themselves.

Congratulations to Manitoba’s MPs

The University of Winnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, offers sincere congratulations to the Members of Parliament elected in Manitoba yesterday (October 21, 2019) and looks forward to a constructive and collaborative relationship. A number of the 14 elected MPs have connections to the UWinnipeg community: Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood – Transcona); UWinnipeg graduate, BA …Read more >

2019 Autumn Convocation photo gallery

The campus was buzzing with excitement on Friday, October 18, as The University of Winnipeg community celebrated its 116th convocation. UWinnipeg honoured outstanding students, faculty, and staff, including valedictorian Anna Evans-Boudreau, who talked about her non-linear path to university success, and the importance of individuals recognizing their unique strengths and abilities as they head into …Read more >