Events

Food festival at UWinnipeg celebrates compassion for animals and the planet

Winnipeg VegFest will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am. The first 150 attendees will receive a commemorative swag bag loaded with goodies. WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg VegFest aims to foster …Read more >

Jane Goodall to receive Honorary Doctorate on September 29

The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce that renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws at a special ceremony to be held on Friday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. in Convocation Hall. Dr. Goodall inspired a capacity crowd at UWinnipeg in September 2015 as the second speaker in The …Read more >

UWinnipeg hosting panel on healthy development for young athletes

In advance of the 2017 Canada Summer Games, The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health will be hosting a panel on supporting success in young athletes through healthy development. Taking place this Monday, June 26, the panel will feature experts from across the Canadian sports landscape discussing topics including injury prevention, recovery, …Read more >

Sinclair lecture postponed, free panel discussion this evening

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this evening’s campus lecture featuring Senator Murray Sinclair (part of UWinnipeg’s spring institute “The University and the Public Good”) has been postponed. In its place will be a panel discussion on the topic “Indigenizing the University,” with Dr. Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba; Dr. Mary …Read more >

All Welcome! Science Rendezvous this Saturday

Faculty members and students at The University of Winnipeg are helping promote science awareness and literacy during this year’s Science Rendezvous event on Saturday, May 13.

UWinnipeg students raising awareness about urban bees

A group of University of Winnipeg students is hosting an interactive event this week to raise awareness about some of downtown Winnipeg’s smallest — and busiest — residents. Students are invited to take part in the Urban Been Program on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm in McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence. The event …Read more >

Zach Kunuk to screen Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg’s office of Indigenous Affairs and the Prairie Climate Centre are pleased to host a free public screening of the film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change on March 6, at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Sixth annual PACE Cultural Evening a success

On Friday, January 27, The University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied and Continuing Education’s (PACE) sixth annual Cultural Evening was held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Growing art in the greenhouse

Formerly home to the Biology Department’s collection of exotic plants, the greenhouse on the fifth floor of The University of Winnipeg’s Library has been transformed into a different kind of laboratory.

Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty with Dr. Alex Wilson

All are invited to hear Dr. Alex Wilson present a lecture titled “Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty: Relationality and Resurgence” at tomorrow’s Weweni Indigenous Speaker Series event. This presentation will share an understanding of Cree philosophy and discuss contemporary understandings of relationality and relational accountability. Wilson will discuss how the global Indigenous social movement Idle …Read more >