Campus News

Hugh Grant appointed Dean of Business and Economics

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hugh Grant as Dean of Business and Economics for a five-year term starting July 1, 2019. A faculty member of UWinnipeg’s Department of Economics since 1986, Grant has previously served as the departmental chair (1993-99), as well as acting Associate …Read more >

UWinnipeg to be home to one of the city’s largest solar panel systems

In total, the 540 solar panels being installed on the Axworthy Health and RecPlex rooftop will provide roughly 20 per cent of the RecPlex’s annual electrical consumption.

2019-20 budget prioritizes student supports

Yesterday evening, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved a balanced budget of $144 million for 2019-2020. Tuition will increase 3.7% over last year for most programs. In keeping with the three-year budget strategy that was first adopted in 2016, UWinnipeg is stabilizing its financial position and taking a prudent approach that focuses on …Read more >

The passing of Dr. Marsha Hanen, past UWinnipeg President

The UWinnipeg community is saddened by the passing of Dr. Marsha Hanen, who served as The University of Winnipeg’s President & Vice-Chancellor from 1989 – 1999. She passed away on Saturday, April 13 at her home in Victoria, BC.  A memorial and burial is planned for Thursday, April 18 in Victoria (click here for details …Read more >

UWinnipeg hosts 2019 Manitoba Neuroscience Network Meeting

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network’s 2019 Scientific Meeting will be held at The University of Winnipeg on Friday, June 7, co-chaired by UWinnipeg Psychology Lecturer Dr. Domenico Di Curzio and Associate Biology Professor Dr. Renée Douville.

Jennefer Nepinak appointed AVP, Indigenous Engagement

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, is pleased to announce that Jennefer Nepinak is the new Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement at The University of Winnipeg, and will start in the role on August 1, 2019. Nepinak is a citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation) and is fluent in Ojibwe. Nepinak has held leadership …Read more >

Spring convocation postponed to avoid playoff hockey conflict

The University of Winnipeg will reschedule its 2019 Spring Convocation ceremony to ensure it doesn’t conflict with a deep Stanley Cup playoff run by the local NHL franchise. The annual two-day academic celebration was initially planned for June 13 – 14, but will be held over the summer break to ensure diehard hockey fans aren’t …Read more >

Brett Lougheed appointed Director of Oral History Centre

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Lougheed as Director of the Oral History Centre. Mr. Lougheed is Acting Associate Dean of the Library, and has served as University Archivist and Digital Curator. “Oral History is an important methodology, cutting across many university departments, and the Centre …Read more >

All welcome at “Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency” lecture

The public will have a chance to learn about Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency at a free public lecture by UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, on Friday, March 15.

Reaction to provincial budget: Dr. Annette Trimbee

The Manitoba government released the provincial budget this afternoon. The post-secondary education sector received a 0.9 per cent reduction to the operating grant, which is the same reduction that was budgeted last year.   Manitoba’s universities and colleges add significant value to our local economy. This is backed up by strong evidence. The University of …Read more >