Alumni

Math degree, academic curiosity is winning formula for UWinnipeg alum

Mastering one subject while maintaining a wide variety of academic interests has been the winning formula for University of Winnipeg alumnus and successful lawyer, Joel Peters-Fransen. Peters-Fransen graduated from UWinnipeg in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in mathematics and completed his Masters at the University of Toronto before going on to study law at Harvard …Read more >

Todd Constable to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Dr. Todd Constable as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. He will be honoured at the 2019 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the afternoon of Thursday, June 13 (2:30 pm). Following his 1984 graduation from The University of Winnipeg …Read more >

Read the Fall 2018 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine

The Fall 2018 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available online. UWinnipeg Magazine highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. At UWinnipeg, our programs go beyond classrooms and textbooks — they provide students with skills like critical thinking, communication, and problem solving to help them thrive in the workforce. This issue highlights a …Read more >

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie use biostatistics to improve the world of medicine

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie are changing the world with biostatistics. The University of Winnipeg graduates — each with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics — said their passion for biostatistics stems from a love of math and medicine. Both sisters credit UWinnipeg’s undergraduate years for allowing them to transition to grad …Read more >

Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University of Manitoba, and …Read more >

Supporting Indigenous success – National Indigenous Peoples Day

New $7,500 award supports science studies for Indigenous Masters students WINNIPEG, MB – When Mark Abotossaway left his reserve community in Ontario to pursue post-secondary studies in Winnipeg, he was unprepared for the culture shock of moving to a place where everything felt different. Although he was a strong student at home, he also found …Read more >

Janet Walker to receive Distinguished Alumni award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Janet Walker as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the morning of Thursday, June 14 (9:30 am). Janet Walker completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English …Read more >

New Student Scholarship For 2SLGBTQ* Community

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate has approved a new scholarship for students who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQ* community. Available this fall, the newly created University of Winnipeg Alumni Association 2SLGBTQ* Student Award is a $500 award for a second-, third-, or fourth-year undergraduate student who is active in community service …Read more >

Destination Steinbach: food history truck ready to roll

People can register now to share food stories, recipes Dr. Janis Thiessen is hitting the road to ask Manitobans in the Steinbach area to share their food histories and family recipes and she’s inviting people to register now to participate. Thiessen, Associate Professor (History) and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at The University of …Read more >

Read the Spring 2018 issue of UWinnipeg magazine

The Spring 2018 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available online. UWinnipeg Magazine highlights recent news, initiatives, and successes of the UWinnipeg community. The University of Winnipeg is committed to collaboration. This edition highlights some of the many impactful outcomes that stem from partnerships involving the UWinnipeg community. Hard copies of the magazine will be available …Read more >