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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 >

Diversity Food Services wins provincial sustainability award

Diversity Food Services is once again being recognized for their sustainability efforts, this time by the Province of Manitoba. The social enterprise, which operates six food outlets at The University of Winnipeg, was named the ‘Champion for Sustainability’ in the annual Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards. This specific award is given to an individual, organization, or …Read more >

Kicker magnet makes beams

UWinnipeg physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin and his collaborators at TRIUMF, CERN, in Japan, and colleagues at UWinnipeg have a paper published in in Physical Review Accelerators.

UWinnipeg anthropologists study first fossil monkey from Serbia

Anthropologists from The University of Winnipeg were part of a study identifying the first monkey fossils found in Serbia after two molar teeth were discovered during the excavations of a rich palaeontological site in the village of Ridjake, in the Vladimirci Municipality of western Serbia.

Rocky Cree story comes to life in new app

 Pīsim gets a fresh lease on life  in the first interactive picture book app in both Rocky Cree and English languages that will launch on Thursday, October 24.

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Anna Evans-Boudreau

Valedictorian Anna Evans-Boudreau is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in sociology, and plans on attending law school next year.

2019 Thanksgiving Closure

The University of Winnipeg and the Collegiate will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019  for Thanksgiving  Day and will reopen on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. These closures include The Duckworth Centre,Axworthy Health and RecPlex and the Library. Wishing you a healthy and happy Thanksgiving. Exceptions: Elements Open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 599 Portage Avenue

UWinnipeg research increased by 400%

University of Winnipeg faculty members continue to demonstrate excellence in research.