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New book on fairy-tale television provides insight into social issues

University of Winnipeg Professor Dr. Pauline Greenhill’s latest book, Fairy-Tale TV, examines how fairy tales and their social and cultural implications manifest on television. Greenhill says examining how fairy tales are told and retold in different forms provides unique insight. “For example, all the racist backlash about actor Halle Bailey playing the Little Mermaid in …Read more >

Dr. Julie Nagam is Nuit Blanche Toronto’s artistic director

Dr. Julie Nagam is this year’s inaugural artistic director who will have the challenge to take North America’s largest public art exhibition online.

Javier Schwersensky named CEO of UWinnipeg Foundation

The University of Winnipeg Foundation is pleased to announce that Javier Schwersensky has been appointed to the role of President and CEO. Beginning October 19, 2020, he will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Foundation’s operations.   Schwersensky is a skilled leader with 17 years of experience in the non-profit sector. He has …Read more >

Tracking COVID-19 vaccines: UWinnipeg alumna aims to inform the public

Alumna Dr. Erica Moodie and her colleague Dr. Nicole Basta are co-leading a team of researchers who, together, have created a new website to track the progress of COVID-19 vaccines across the world.

UWinnipeg biologist heads Canadian Aquatic Resources Section

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Caleb Hasler is the president of the Canadian Aquatic Resources Section (CARS), American Fisheries Society (AFS). He has been tasked to coordinate a virtual Canada Session for the 150th Meeting of the American Fisheries Society.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Cadie Arbez-Rondeau

She will be looking for antibiotic lead compounds in Indigenous medicinal plants from the Prairie Provinces.

UWinnipeg update on the start of Fall Term

The Fall 2020 term is about to begin, and it will be a year like no other. Since most courses will be delivered remotely, we will be welcoming a small number of students to campus for in-person classes next week. They will be joining a limited number of instructors and staff whose work cannot be …Read more >