Faculty of Business and Economics

UWinnipeg researcher takes an inside look at goals and motivation

Dr, Olya Bullard’s research into how goal progress influences regulatory focus will be in the hands of business students across Canada this fall, as it is featured in the fall 2019 edition of a popular Canadian textbook. Bullard has a SHERC grant to continue her research, examining how a person’s active goals influence the purchase decisions they make for others.

Five economic students carving their paths to success

Economics students Camila Navarro, Katherine Nemeth Crapper, Keelan Dagdick, Huiqi Deng, and Razia Seman are not only excelling in the classrooms, but also as interns in large local companies.

UWinnipeg business students win first place at case competition

UWinnipeg BBA students, Jordy Costa, Logan Kilmury, Bernardo Arias, and Hamdallah Zeid won first place at the 2019 Okanagan Case Competition, hosted by UBCO’s Management Student Association.

Economics grad at the helm of two creative local businesses

UWinnipeg economics grad Clinton Skibitzky took his two favourite hobbies — audio production and board games — and turned them into successful local businesses.

ERDE grad takes top prize in national essay contest

Chukwudi Ezeani, a recent graduate of the Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE), won the top prize in the 2018 Progressive Economics Forum (PEF) essay contest. Ezeani competed in the graduate student category for his paper The Effect of Deregulation on the Cost of Electricity in the United States. Papers in …Read more >

Investing in universities produces great dividends

In today’s Winnipeg Free Press, (March 19, 2018), Dr. Manish Pandey calculates the economic effect UWinnipeg has on the provincial economy. Dr. Pandey is a Professor (Economics) and Acing Vice-President, Research and Innovation, at UWinnipeg. Read the article here.    

Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

India Centre Awards dinner honours champions for children

The India Centre is hosting its third annual India Centre Awards dinner, which this year honours the tireless fundraising work of an organization dedicated to ensuring children living in poverty in India can attend school and achieve their dreams. Dr. Terry Papneja, President of the AIM for SEVA board of directors, is the keynote speaker …Read more >

Three ERDE students receive PhD funding

Three graduates of UWinnipeg’s Master of Arts in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE) begin their PhD studies this month, each having earned significant funding of $20,000 or more. Miao Dai is attending McGill University on renewable funding consisting of teaching assistantship, research assistantship, university scholarships, and department awards. “The small size of the ERDE program ensured …Read more >

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >