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UWinnipeg alum wins 2018 Manitoba Human Rights Commitment Award

Award winning playwright, actor, director, and UWinnipeg alum Daniel Thau-Eleff is receiving the 2018 Manitoba Human Rights Commitment Award for his work in addressing challenging issues regarding justice and human rights through theatre.

Laurel Repski is retiring

UWinnipeg is hosting a retirement party on Friday, December 7, at 2:30 pm in Convocation Hall, to honour Laurel Repski’s 12 years of service as the VP of Human Resources, Audit, Campus Sustainability and Health and Safety.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Everyone is welcome to attend Gallery 1C03’s memorial display and artwork talk taking place Monday, December 3 at The University of Winnipeg’s Riddell Hall to commemorate National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Future Student Night 2018

Hundreds of prospective students and their parents attended The University of Winnipeg’s Future Student Night on Wednesday.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >

UWinnipeg assistant professor releases new book on Robert Louis Stevenson

Carla Manfredi explores the “Scramble for the Pacific” through the eyes of a famous Scottish writer in her new book, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Travel and Photography, 1888 – 1894 (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). An assistant professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English, Manfredi said the book emerged from “my doctoral research, which focused …Read more >

Global College 2.0: A place for transformative learning

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College is now recognized as a formal academic unit, a change that demonstrates the University’s ongoing commitment to fostering engagement in human rights activities and exploring what it means to be a global citizen.

Icelandic Canadian perspectives on World War One

UWinnipeg student Madison Herget-Schmidt creates an exhibition at the New Iceland Heritage Museum honouring the soldiers from World War I.

UWinnipeg Alumna Jarita Greyeyes continues to make history

Greyeyes is the inaugural UWinnipeg Weweni Future Scholar, who is currently attending Stanford University, in California pursuing a PhD in Race, Inequality and Language in Education.

UWinnipeg alumni make CBC’s Future 40 list

UWinnipeg takes 28 per cent of nominees list for the CBC Manitoba Future 40, class of 2018. Meet some of the new generation of leaders, builders and change-makers under the age of 40.