Community

New Student Scholarship For 2SLGBTQ* Community

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate has approved a new scholarship for students who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQ* community. Available this fall, the newly created University of Winnipeg Alumni Association 2SLGBTQ* Student Award is a $500 award for a second-, third-, or fourth-year undergraduate student who is active in community service …Read more >

International conference examines access to justice

Featured speakers open and free to all – May 9 to 11, 2018 Participants from across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Africa will be gathering at The University of Winnipeg next week to explore barriers many people face in accessing justice. Find a full program of events and abstracts of each lecture here. …Read more >

Community celebrates grand opening of Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Guided by Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan, involving countless hours of community conversations and consultations, it is a dream seven years in the making: Today Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub that is transforming the iconic intersection of Selkirk Avenue and Andrews Street in Winnipeg’s North End, officially …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg — education, community, reconciliation

Innovative program aimed at building bridges  – read the Winnipeg Free Press story here. WINNIPEG, MB – Beginning next week, twenty University of Winnipeg students will come together in Winnipeg’s North End to spend the summer learning and working in community organizations, in an innovative program called YouthUnited@Winnipeg. In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, …Read more >

Merchants Corner – Grand Opening – Everyone welcome April 28

A Community’s Vision Comes To Life. Join us at this new community hub at 541 Selkirk Avenue. Saturday, April 28, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Come and go; light refreshments 11:30 am – 12:30 noon: Greetings and remarks 12:30 pm – Media Tour Everyone is welcome! An exceptionally exciting development has come to life …Read more >

Māori mega scholar is the next Axworthy Lecturer

World renowned Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) is the next Axworthy Distinguished Lecturer. She will speak on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

Dr. Shauna MacKinnon book release April 1

There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. But what does this actually mean? What is community-based participatory research (CBPR) and what does engagement look like? Find out more about Practising Community-Based Participatory Research here.

Lineup for UWinnipeg’s annual Middle East Week unveiled

UWinnipeg presents its annual Middle East Week from February 26 – March 2, 2018 on campus. All events are open to the public.

UWinnipeg’s 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg is excited to present Dr. Méira Cook as its 2018 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. She will give her Carol Shields Distinguished Lecture ‘Fin in the Water: An Only Slightly Dangerous Glimpse Beneath the Surface’ this Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to all.

Senators host public forum on refugees Oct 24

Two Canadian Senators, the Honourable Jim Munson and the Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, are hosting a free, public event at The University of Winnipeg titled Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story. Presented by the Department of Political Science at UWinnipeg, this is a community conversation and everyone is welcome. WHEN:     Tuesday, October 24  (coffee …Read more >