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UWinnipegger selected as Canadian Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai is the 2019–20 Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the the University of Calgary that begins this September.

New tool designed to improve children’s literacy and numeracy

UWinnipeg professor Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk and a grassroots Manitoba team are creating a new support tool to help parents advance their children’s numeracy and literacy skills.

Three UWinnipeg students go behind the scenes at UN

In early June, three UWinnipeg political science students had a chance to immerse themselves in the political dynamics of the United Nations during an intensive UN summer school program.

UWinnipeg videographer completes new film

Will Jones, a videographer in the Centre for Academic Technology at UWinnipeg, has followed up his first documentary film, Iced: The Lost History of Hockey at The University of Winnipeg,with Schmockey Night, which chronicles a quirky event that showcased the best of Winnipeg kitsch in the cause of charity. The annual Schmockey Night lasted from 1953 …Read more >

One $50K donation sparks over $3 million in research funding

One year ago today, The University of Winnipeg opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, thanks to a generous $50K donation by Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim, leading to over $3 million in research projects.

2019 Canada Day Closures

Happy Birthday Canada! The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed for Canada Day on Monday,  July 1,  and will reopen on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  These closures include the Axworthy Health & RecPlex, the Duckworth, all Diversity Foods restaurants, and the UWinnipeg Library.

UWinnipeg chemist to be Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Edinburgh

Canada Research Chair and professor, Dr. Christopher Wiebe will be a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. Scotland.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Bannock Breakfast photo gallery

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, UWinnipeg hosted a delicious bannock breakfast on campus that was well attended. Check out who was there!

Elder Ruth Christie celebrates honorary degree with tree planting

After being recognized with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremony on June 13, Elder Ruth Christie gifted UWinnipeg with a white birch sapling.

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 >