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.

Hugh Grant appointed Dean of Business and Economics

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hugh Grant as Dean of Business and Economics for a five-year term starting July 1, 2019. A faculty member of UWinnipeg’s Department of Economics since 1986, Grant has previously served as the departmental chair (1993-99), as well as acting Associate …Read more >

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.

UWinnipeg business student recognized with national scholarship

Samarah McRorie is one of 10 university business students from across Canada to receive the Futures Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership. She’ll be accepting the award at a gala dinner in Toronto on February 6.

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.    

Jamie Wilson lecture on Indigenous economic development

FEB. 26: PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Guest Speaker Jamie Wilson – Indigenous Economic Development – all welcome Wednesday, February 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Leatherdale Hall A new course is underway at The University of Winnipeg that examines economic development issues facing …Read more >

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 >