Faculty and Staff

Welcoming Evidence Network to campus with new editor Sampert

WINNIPEG, MB – Effective April 1, 2017, Shannon Sampert will be taking over as director and editor-in-chief for Evidence Network, which will be housed at The University of Winnipeg. Dr. Sampert is an associate professor, Political Science at UWinnipeg who most recently joined the Winnipeg Free Press as perspectives and politics editor on a two-and-a-half …Read more >

Student service excellence recognized by student

Stephanie Rozzi, an Adult Learner Academic Advisor was recently recognized by one of her students. Rozzi is one of many who serve on the Student Services Team and are appreciated for the role they play in the UWinnipeg experience.

AnX area named The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education today unveiled a plaque naming the lower level of the AnX The Annabelle and Herb Mays Education Commons. The area consists of classrooms, offices, and a student lounge. Annabelle and the late Herb Mays were instrumental in the early creation of what is today, a flourishing Faculty of Education. …Read more >

New Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory

UWinnipeg welcomes the appointment of Dr. Angela Failler a new Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory. UWinnipeg now has five prestigious CRCs on campus that strengthen UWinnipeg’s position as a world leader in research and development.

UWinnipeg’s Wong awarded prestigious post in China

WINNIPEG, MB–Dr. Charles Wong, University of Winnipeg’s Canada Research Chair in Ecotoxicology, has been appointed Jinan University Chair Professor at the School of Environment of Jinan University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China. This endowed three-year visiting professorship, which begins November 2016, is designed to attract outstanding researchers with an international reputation to share their expertise …Read more >

Female suicide bombers book launch on campus Nov. 23

UWinnipeg Associate Professor of political science, Dr. Tanya Narozhna is launching a book co-authored with Professor W. Andy Knight, University of Alberta, entitled Female Suicide Bombers – A Critical Gender Approach, published by University of Toronto Press.  Their research examined 300 female suicide bombers dating back to the 1980s. Everyone is welcome to attend the …Read more >

Campus sexual violence – creating a culture of collaboration

UWinnipeg staff and student share keynote at national conference in Toronto; premiere student video WINNIPEG, MB – When Jan Byrd was asked to deliver a keynote address at a national conference dedicated to campus sexual violence later this week, she agreed….as long as she could share her platform with a University of Winnipeg student leader. …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof appointed to Senate

All three new Manitoba Senators have ties to UWinnipeg — McPhedran takes her human rights expertise to Ottawa; UWinnipeg instructor Bovey appointed to serve; UWinnipeg graduate Chochinov also appointed WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg community proudly congratulates Marilou McPhedran, Director of the Institute for International Women’s Rights, Global College, on her appointment to Canada’s …Read more >

David Atem presenting at Peacebuilding and Reconciliation conference

UWinnipeg Academic Advisor and former child soldier David Atem is presenting an International Graduate Student Conference entitled Peacebuilding and Reconciliation in Divided Societies that takes place October 21 and October 22, 2016. The theme, Peace Leadership, is understood broadly to include various approaches to developing innovative, communicative, and empowering processes for transforming, managing, and resolving …Read more >

Examining female suicide bombers – new book by UWinnipeg prof

We increasingly read grim news stories from around the world involving female suicide bombers. We often assume these women have been victimized, based on our gender stereotypes of women as nurturing, maternal and peaceful.  Associate Professor of political science, Dr. Tanya Narozhna’s research examined 300 female suicide bombers dating back to the 1980s. She has …Read more >