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UWinnipeg prof’s book makes top 100 list

Dr. Shauna Labman’s book, Crossing Law’s Border, has made The Hill Times list of 100 best non-fiction Canadian books in 2019. The book’s official launch is on Thursday,  January 16, at McNally Robinson Booksellers.

Fisher River Cree Nation English-Cree cookbook now available

The University of Winnipeg celebrated the launch of a new English and Cree cookbook, reprinted from The Forgotten Traditional Foods of Fisher River, which shares recipes, teachings, and stories of traditional foods and its importance in improving the health and well-being of the community.

UWinnipeg students flex their mathematical muscle

UWinnipeg had three undergraduate mathematicians participate in an international math competition were they placed sixth out of 56 teams!

UWinnipeg Holiday Closures

The University of Winnipeg wishes all faculty, staff, students, their families, and the community a happy and healthy holiday  season.  The University  and the Collegiate will be closed Friday, December 20 at 4:30 pm to Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The University will reopen on Thursday, January 2. Exceptions include: Diversity Food Services locations and hours of …Read more >

SSHRC funds Dr. Ivan Roksandic’s study of Xavante sacred space

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has awarded Dr. Ivan Roksandic with a Trans-Atlantic Platform Grant worth over $97,000 to expand his research into the colonization of the sacred places of the Xavante territory of Marãiwatsédé and São Marcos.

UWinnipeg launches Centre for Access to Information and Justice

A new Centre for Access to Information and Justice opened at The University of Winnipeg this fall, a leading international hub for public interest research on matters of freedom of information and access to justice in Canada and beyond.

Remembering 14 women who lost their lives

A message from Dr. Annette Trimbee I invite The University of Winnipeg community to pause and remember 14 women whose lives were cut short in a tragic mass shooting thirty years ago, on December 6, 1989, at École Polytechnique in Montreal.  This evening, Wesley Hall will be lit up orange to commemorate The National Day of …Read more >

Significant RBC donation invests in tomorrow’s leaders

A dynamic, community-based program that exposes students to real-world work experience and cross-cultural relationships, while deepening Winnipeg’s inner-city resilience, expands as the result of a generous $500,000 gift, from RBC’s Future Launch. The University of Winnipeg’s Inner-City Work Study program is a partnership initiated by Winnipeg City Councillor Brian Mayes in 2017, with support from …Read more >

First Master in Management grads excel in senior roles

The first cohort of graduates from the Master in Management program are already making big impacts in their fields.

Practicum sparks lifelong stand against gender-based violence

UWinnipeg student, Keziah Toews is combining her photography skills with her passion for human rights to bring members of the Winnipeg community together as part of the international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign that runs November 25 to December 10.