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MAIG student recognized with CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award

University of Winnipeg MAIG student Tammy Wolfe has been recognized with a CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award.

Theatre season opens with new work created and performed online

A virtual performance that tells the story of an unlikely friendship made during a time of isolation opens The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film’s 2020/21 season.

UWinnipeg is home to the most sustainable campus meals

Thanks to Diversity Food Services, UWinnipeg is once again the top-ranked campus in the food and dining category in AASHE’s annual Sustainable Campus Index, topping 500-plus other institutions from 14 different countries.

Wii Chiiwaakanak launches Virtual Toy Drive

As part of their annual Holiday Dinner, the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre has set up a Virtual Toy Drive to make sure families are able to celebrate the holiday season.

Community-based study aims to decolonize Canadian Food Guide

Taylor Wilson’s research into decolonizing the Canadian Food Guide has been published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

UWinnipeg student group aims to strengthen campus community

A University of Winnipeg student group is helping other student groups build an online presence and connect with students. UW Impact, which is mostly made up of applied computer science students, is offering to provide free websites to all approved student groups as an initiative to help reach out to and engage with more students. …Read more >

UWinnipeg theatre team recognized for theatre arts excellence

Three members of The University of Winnipeg’s theatre department; Allison Loat, Brenda Gorlick, and Eric Blais; were recognized at the Winnipeg Theatre Awards, held virtually on Monday, November 2, and hosted by UWinnipeg alum, Melissa Langdon and Matthew Paris-Irvine.

Virtual Soapbox Science event celebrates women in STEM

Women in STEM will be highlighted at a Winnipeg Soapbox Science event taking place virtually on the Soapbox Science Youtube Channel, Saturday, November 7, at 11:00 am.

Virtual Hackathon to help improve remote learning

Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions and North Forge Technology Exchange created the competition to help improve the move to remote learning for both students and educators.

UWinnipeg postdoc wins $20k Aquahacking Challenge

UWinnipeg postdoc Dr. Michael Beck’s team, Particuleye Technologies, have won first place – worth $20,000 in seed funding- in the Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge for their creation of an innovative tool to improve microplastics testing and analysis.