Community

Significant RBC donation invests in tomorrow’s leaders

A dynamic, community-based program that exposes students to real-world work experience and cross-cultural relationships, while deepening Winnipeg’s inner-city resilience, expands as the result of a generous $500,000 gift, from RBC’s Future Launch. The University of Winnipeg’s Inner-City Work Study program is a partnership initiated by Winnipeg City Councillor Brian Mayes in 2017, with support from …Read more >

First Master in Management grads excel in senior roles

The first cohort of graduates from the Master in Management program are already making big impacts in their fields.

Institute of Urban Studies celebrates a milestone year

The Institute of Urban Studies celebrated its Golden Anniversary in 2019 with a new speaker series, expanded student paper contest, and the naming of a new director in July.

Future Student Night 2019

Hundreds of prospective students and their parents packed the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium on Tuesday, November 26, for Future Student Night. The evening featured a wide variety of interactive displays highlighting The University of Winnipeg’s faculties and departments, tours around campus, and the opportunity to talk with deans, professors, and current students. Here are …Read more >

Indigenous science students form UWinnipeg AISES chapter

University of Winnipeg biochemistry student, Evan Loeb, and honours physics student, Melissa Anderson, are leading the way for Indigenous students studying science to have increased access to networking, peer support, and mentorship during their studies. They are inviting all Indigenous students studying science to join them as they form UWinnipeg’s first chapter of The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES).

Culture Wars explored in new book by Dr. Jason Hannan

Dr. Jason Hannan, Associate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, has just published his new book, Ethics Under Capital: MacIntyre, Communication, and the Culture Wars.

UWinnipeg’s Wesmen Coding Team best in Manitoba

University of Winnipeg students Dilbarjot Randhawa, Aalekh Patel, and Harsh Patel of the Wesmen Coding Team have reason to celebrate. They were the top Manitoba team competing at the North American Region Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) at the University of Manitoba, Saturday, November 9.

UWinnipeg to host international Mennonite conference

The University of Winnipeg’s Chair in Mennonite Studies is hosting an international conference — Mennonites and Anthropology: Ethnography, Religion, and Global Entanglements — at Convocation Hall from October 25 – 26.  UWinnipeg professor of history and Mennonite studies, Dr. Royden Loewen, said this is the first time there’s been a conference using the lens of …Read more >

Congratulations to Manitoba’s MPs

The University of Winnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, offers sincere congratulations to the Members of Parliament elected in Manitoba yesterday (October 21, 2019) and looks forward to a constructive and collaborative relationship. A number of the 14 elected MPs have connections to the UWinnipeg community: Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood – Transcona); UWinnipeg graduate, BA …Read more >

Diversity Food Services wins provincial sustainability award

Diversity Food Services is once again being recognized for their sustainability efforts, this time by the Province of Manitoba. The social enterprise, which operates six food outlets at The University of Winnipeg, was named the ‘Champion for Sustainability’ in the annual Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards. This specific award is given to an individual, organization, or …Read more >