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Alum David Bergen nominated for the Giller Prize

David Bergen has been short-listed for the prestigious 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his short story collection, ‘Here The Dark’.

UWinnipeg alum returns to TIFF with solo effort

Ian Bawa returns to the Toronto International Film Festival with his solo effort. Strong Son, a short-film featuring his dad, Jagdeep Singh Bawa, based on his own story.

UWinnipeg prof co-edits new book on refugees

Global College’s resident expert on refugee law and resettlement, Dr. Shauna Labman, has published her second book.

UWinnipegger gets $2.5 million research grant

The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon has been selected by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Manitoba Research Alliance as the new Principal Investigator for a $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant.

UWinnipeg recognizes MMIWG Awareness Day, Sunday October 4

The University of Winnipeg recognizes that Sunday, October 4 is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Awareness Day. To understand the final report of the National Inquiry into Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA persons – Reclaiming Power and Place and the 231 Calls to Justice, the University has developed a special topics course.  231 Calls …Read more >

English department hosts Black Writing in Canada speaker series

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English is hosting a series of lectures, readings, and discussions October 2020 to January 2021 as part of a new virtual speaker series, Black Writing in Canada. The series launches with a public lecture by Dr. Karina Vernon, an associate professor of English at the University of Toronto and editor of The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology (2019).

Tantoo Cardinal and Allan Levine to be honoured by UWinnipeg

Two extraordinary Canadians, actress Tantoo Cardinal and historian Allan Levine, will receive honorary degrees at The University of Winnipeg’s fall convocation ceremonies taking place virtually on Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23, 2020.

New book by Dr. Jason Hannan is a critical analysis of meat industry

Dr. Jason Hannan provides a critical analysis of the meat industry in his new book, Meatsplaining: The Animal Agriculture Industry and the Rhetoric of Denial, which published October 1, 2020. The book provides a critical analysis of how the modern animal agriculture industry, like other profit-driven industries, aggressively seeks to shield itself from public scrutiny, using a …Read more >

Randy Kobes Symposium celebrates undergraduate research

The 15th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Symposium is in the books, and it’s one students, faculty, and judges certainly won’t forget. In total, 38 students competed this year, which Dr. Nora Casson, Department of Geography, says is much higher than last year and one of the highest participation totals yet. She also noted there continues …Read more >

Get Greek!

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