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Celebrating the ‘Dictionary Ladies’ of St. Laurent

The University of Winnipeg is proud to bestow upon Lorraine Coutu-Lavallee, June Bruce, and Agathe Chartrand each an Honorary Doctor of Letters. The trio was honoured at a Special Convocation during a Graduation Acknowledgement Ceremony hosted virtually by the Manitoba Metis Federation.

Chemistry grad thankful for virtual research and inspiring mentors

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted on-campus labs to home offices, Hannah Bloomfield who graduated this month with a Bachelor of Science (Honours), wondered what that would mean for her summer research. “Not only did Dr. Jamie Ritch create a computational-based job for me, he pushed me to participate in the Canadian Chemical Crystallographic Workshop (CCCW) and continue to challenge myself.”

UWinnipeg alumni develops software to aid COVID-19 research

With COVID-19 clinical trials underway, a University of Winnipeg alumnus has developed a software program to accelerate understanding of the disease. Daniel Iluz-Freundlich, along with colleagues at Refuah Solutions, developed PI-Enroll, a cell phone app that provides researchers access to study-related information.

UWinnipeg Update: Preparing for the 2020 Fall Term

The campus was closed in March 2020 to safeguard the health of the UWinnipeg community and support public health efforts during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Since that time, access to campus has been limited to those providing essential services. All spring term courses were delivered remotely. With recent changes in public health guidance, the University has …Read more >

SSHRC Scholarships celebrate social science, humanities research

Jackson Anderson, Breanna Belisle, Diana Cowley, Trevor Dyck, Cara Ginter, Madison Herget-Schmidt, Ashley Schers, and Breanna Waterman are among 11 University of Winnipeg students who have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

CIHR Scholarship celebrates health research

Alexandra Nychuk is one of 11 University of Winnipeg students have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

Board Approves UWinnipeg’s 2020-2021 Operating Budget

This evening, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved a revised balanced budget of $140 million for 2020-2021. The budget reflects a 3.7 per cent reduction to our base operating grant from the provincial government, which is equivalent to $2.3 million. The province will permit UWinnipeg to apply to recoup the $2.3 million by …Read more >

NSERC Scholarship celebrates natural sciences research

Jenna Fleet and Colleen Robertson are among 11 University of Winnipeg students who have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

Dr. Annette Trimbee honoured with a blanket ceremony

The Indigenous Advisory Circle wrapped Dr. Trimbee in a Star Blanket during a virtual blanket ceremony in May. She is leaving her position at the end of July and moving to Edmonton, where her children reside, to become the new President and Vice-Chancellor of MacEwan University.

Articulating COVID-19

UWinnipeg’s Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) offers a series, COVID-19 and Cultural Studies: Articulating the Pandemic.