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$75K gift establishes Rose Nolan Memorial Scholarship

The Ted Nolan Foundation recently pledged $75,000 over the course of three years to establish the Rose Nolan Memorial Scholarship at The University of Winnipeg. Beginning in the fall of 2020, a $5,000 award will be given annually to a female First Nations student at UWinnipeg who demonstrates a superior level of commitment to both …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s tech sector works to bolster remote learning

Since UWinnipeg’s campus closed in March, the Technology Sector has been working hard to assist remote teaching and learning.

Virtual activities encourage student connections

Since fall 2019, Andrea McCluskey has been hosting a weekly quilting workshop for international and Indigenous students, an extension of a mentorship program designed to welcome and connect new students. When the campus closed due to the COVID-19 situation, she continued teaching quilting online.

Mentorship program provides connection for international students

International, Immigrant, and Refugee Student Services has moved their mentor program online and added weekly webinars to keep international students updated during the adjustment to online learning.

Virtual tutoring during COVID-19

UWinnipeg Education student pre-service teachers are offering virtual tutoring for children stuck and their parents stuck at home during COVID-19.

Diversity Food Services turns to curbside delivery

Diversity Food Services has reinvented itself amid the COVID-19 pandemic to deliver hot meals and groceries.

New literacy and numeracy tool released amid COVID-19

A new tool is now available to parents to help them improve their children’s numeracy and literary skills while schools are closed.

Free film screening: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

UWinnipeg sociology students, along with Dr. Kimberley Ducey, and alumni Ivana Yellowback, are hosting a free film screening of the documentary, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Thursday, March 12, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, in UWinnipeg’s Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

Alootook Ipellie: Walking both sides of an invisible border

Gallery 1C03 is pleased to host a touring exhibition honouring the work of Inuit artist and writer Alootook Ipellie (1951-2007).

You are (t)here: an original UWinnipeg theatre production

A seven person ensemble of fourth-year theatre students explore the complexity of life’s journey in the original production, You are (t)here, performed at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, March 19 – 21, 2020.