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The new ‘classic’ Hoi Polloi Logoi app has launched to help students of Ancient Greek master verb forms.

UWinnipeg classes not affected by new restrictions

Manitoba public health officials have changed the Pandemic Response System caution level to orange (“restricted”) for the Winnipeg metropolitan region, effective September 28.   The additional restrictions do not affect the classes, labs, and research activities that are already authorized to take place on campus — as these adhere to safety protocols under the existing …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research funding

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funding totals over $350,000 that will enable five researchers in a variety of projects and disciplines.

Diversity Food Services expands to campus-wide delivery

Diversity Food Services is now delivering their scratch-made meals to offices and classrooms across campus on their website. “Diversity is committed to feeding The University of Winnipeg community fresh, healthy, and sustainable food,” said Ian Vickers, Diversity’s Chief Operating Officer. “It’s important to our team that we do everything we can to accomplish this.” When …Read more >

Dr. Erin Millions appointed to Welcoming Winnipeg Committee

University of Winnipeg Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Millions has been appointed to the newly formed Welcoming Winnipeg Committee, which has been set up to to review applications and make recommendations to Council on creating new, adding to, or removing/renaming place names and historical markers.

Livestream: UWinnipeg student in 3MT Western Regional Finals

UWinnipeg student Breanna Meek is gearing up to compete in the 2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Western Regional Finals, Wednesday, September 23, 2:00 pm CDT. 

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.