American Psychology Association recognizes UWinnipeg grad

A UWinnipeg graduate, Travis Todd (BAH, Psychology, 2007), has won a prestigious New Investigator award from the American Psychological Association, the world’s largest association of academic and applied psychologists with about 137,000 members. Travis recently completed his PhD at the University of Vermont in Dr. Mark Bouton’s laboratory. The award was granted for a 2013 paper published in one of APA’s flagship …Read more >

UWinnipeg student president wins human rights award

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg community congratulates UWSA President Megan Fultz who today was selected to receive the 2013 Sybil Shack Human Rights Youth Award. The Association for Rights and Liberties, The Manitoba Human Rights Commission and the Canadian Human Rights Commission announced the recipients of the 2013 Human Rights Commitment Award of …Read more >

Free public panel on community economic development

Everyone is welcome to attend a free public panel on November 21st which will explore the role a university can play in anchoring community economic development. Panelists will highlight concrete Winnipeg projects such as redevelopment of the Merchant’s Hotel on Selkirk Avenue and creation of Diversity Foods at UWinnipeg, and the critical role that collaborative …Read more >

UWinnipeg strengthens ties with Indo-Manitoba community

Creation of India Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence fosters new opportunities WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg and the India Association of Manitoba today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a stronger collaborative relationship through creation of the India Centre for Academic, Business and Community Excellence. The partnership will include initiatives such …Read more >

UWinnipeg Collegiate grad Chantal Kreviazuk to be honoured at 2014 Juno awards

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk and her husband Raine Maida who will receive the 2014 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Juno awards in Winnipeg in March. The talented Kreviazuk is a UWinnipeg Collegiate graduate (Class of ’90) who helped launch UWinnipeg’s “Opportunity Fund” in 2006, in conjunction with Dr. Lloyd …Read more >

Muslim Prayer Centre opens at UWinnipeg

Monday, October 28, 2013: The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) along with the Muslim Students’ Association welcomed guests to the grand opening ceremony of the UWinnipeg Masjid, a Muslim prayer centre located in Wesley Hall. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, welcomed guests and applauded the students and community responsible for the creation of …Read more >

UWinnipeg grad receives Governor General’s award

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Matt Henderson, who graduated with a degree in History from UWinnipeg in 1998, for receiving the Governor General’s award for excellence in teaching.  Henderson also served as President of UWSA. Read the Winnipeg Free Press story.      

UWinnipeg student activist in We Day spotlight

UWinnipeg grad and current UWSA president Megan Fultz will be among those taking to the stage at We Day Manitoba 2013 to inspire the crowd.

UWinnipeg co-hosts leadership symposium with Conference Board of Canada

  Entrepreneurs Mark Chipman and Paul Soubry to share their insights WINNIPEG, MB – What qualities make a good leader? What unique challenges do business leaders today face? How can local executives learn from and share their unique successes and challenges and stay on top of leadership trends? A day-long symposium dedicated to Building Tomorrow’s …Read more >

Michael Nuul Mayen honoured with UWinnipeg Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association will honour Michael Nuul Mayen (BA 4-yr ’07) with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University’s 100th Convocation Ceremony for the Conferring of Degrees on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at The University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre. Michael Nuul Mayen is a dedicated helper, advocate and friend …Read more >