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One Book UW

The Department of English wants to spread the love of reading. Come to the launch of the One Book UW project and learn about ‘This Place: 150 Years Retold’ on Thursday, September 26 at 4:00 pm in room 2M70.

KGB files offer information on missing Mennonites

UWinnipeg’s Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies cracks open KGB files to help find missing Mennonites from the 1930 and 40s.

Four UWinnipeg students to meet Michelle Obama

Four high-achieving women who are currently studying at The University of Winnipeg will interact with Michelle Obama while she is in Winnipeg on September 24. Their opportunity to meet the former First Lady was made possible by UWinnipeg and The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.

Jennefer Nepinak welcomed to UWinnipeg with pipe ceremony

The University of Winnipeg officially welcomed Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, to the University community during a pipe ceremony on Friday, September 20 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership roles at the Canadian Museum for Human …Read more >

Dr. Scott Forbes honoured with mentorship award

University of Winnipeg biologist, Dr. Scott Forbes, was honoured with a Jamie Smith Mentorship Award at the 2019 Society of Canadian Ornithologists meeting, which took place in August in Québec City.

Searching for a cure with cutting-edge biomedical research

UWinnipeg post-doctoral scholar, Dr. Sheryl Herrera is transforming biomedical research – and hopes to one day find a cure for debilitating diseases like Alzheimer’s. Thanks to a Mitacs Elevate postdoctoral fellowship, she is working with Cubresa, Inc., developing applications for improved diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system disorders.

UWinnipeg partners with the Canadian Red Cross

On September 23, UWinnipeg is once again the setting for a major Canadian Red Cross activity. This time, it’s Operation Ready — a full-scale emergency response simulation.

Undergraduate research highlighted at annual symposium

The 14th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium had 34 undergraduate students from across disciplines and departments presenting their research.

UWinnipeg prof shortlisted for book prize

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills (English) is one of five writers that has been shortlisted for the $60K 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

Chemistry prof invited to speak at Oxford symposium

Chemistry professor and Canada Research Chair, Dr. Chris Wiebe, will be at The University of Oxford September 21 – 25, an invited speaker at the 2019 Quantum Materials Symposium. His talk, High pressure routes to new pyrochlores and exotic magnetism, is based on the recent discovery of an exotic new metal, the details of which are …Read more >