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Eight UWinnipeg science students head into dentistry together

Eight dynamic students who all spent time as undergrads in The University of Winnipeg’s science labs are studying together at the University of Manitoba, pursuing careers in dentistry.

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.

Dr. Erin Millions appointed to Welcoming Winnipeg Committee

University of Winnipeg Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Millions has been appointed to the newly formed Welcoming Winnipeg Committee, which has been set up to to review applications and make recommendations to Council on creating new, adding to, or removing/renaming place names and historical markers.

Livestream: UWinnipeg student in 3MT Western Regional Finals

UWinnipeg student Breanna Meek is gearing up to compete in the 2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Western Regional Finals, Wednesday, September 23, 2:00 pm CDT. 

UWinnipeg’s Golden Key Chapter recognized with award

For a fifth consecutive year, The University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter (UWinnipeg-GK) academic student group has been awarded the highest recognition by the International Golden Key Honour Society — The Key Chapter Award. It is awarded annually to chapters that exceed the expectations rooted in the Golden Key pillars of academics, leadership, and service. Each fall, …Read more >

UWinnipeg Alumna named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

University of Winnipeg alumna Alannah Hallas has been selected as one of 13 scholars in the prestigious Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Azrieli Global Scholars program.

UWinnipeg panelists discuss structural racism

  On June 2, 2020, the University of Winnipeg released a statement rejecting racism and its effects. It read:  “The images we have seen the past few days are undeniable reminders of social injustice and racial inequalities. We reject racism in all its forms and proudly stand with those who are rising up to have …Read more >

Our Shared Future: A Book on Reconciliation

A new groundbreaking book on reconciliation contains contributions from some of Canada’s leading scholars, including UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee.

Assessing street art in the West End

The West End Biz has partnered with UWinnipeg’s geography student Anya Ingram to help evaluate the community’s inventory of public mural art in the West End.