Feature Story

Manitoba Food History project trucking along remotely

Since they began working remotely, the Oral History Centre (which provides consultation, training and support for oral history projects) has produced two episodes of Preserves, the podcast of the Manitoba Food History Project.

Undergrad MRI researcher to present at virtual conference

Melissa Anderson will be presenting her undergraduate research to an international community at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine scientific meeting taking place online August 8 – 15.

UWinnipeg postdoc to explore climate change in the boreal forest

In collaboration with the International Institute for Sustainable Development – Experimental Lakes Area, Dr. Matthew Morison will be investigating the impacts of climate change on carbon cycling in the boreal forest.

Statistics Canada welcomes UWinnipegger

UWinnipeg statistics student Jody Krahn plans to apply her stats expertise as a methodologist with Statistics Canada.

UWinnipeg’s research data secured

Jaime Orr, UWinnipeg’s Research Data Management Librarian helps manage UWinnipeg’s research.

Reviving ancient Egypt in the time of COVID

UWinnipeg classics’ students are bringing Egyptian artifacts virtually to homes and classrooms across the city with the Lux Project.

Virtual activities encourage student connections

Since fall 2019, Andrea McCluskey has been hosting a weekly quilting workshop for international and Indigenous students, an extension of a mentorship program designed to welcome and connect new students. When the campus closed due to the COVID-19 situation, she continued teaching quilting online.

Recruitment goes online with fun, informative webinars

Every spring, recruiters from The University of Winnipeg visit high schools across Manitoba to connect with accepted students and help them plan a smooth transition from high school to university. This year, those personal connections are taking place online.

UWinnipeg health historian turns to past to understand present

When COVID-19 began turning her world upside down, the first thing UWinnipeg historian, Dr. Mary Jane McCallum did was look back at her own family’s history of diseases. “I had to find a personal connection to what was happening, to look to the past – because I just didn’t know what to do,” she said.

Mentorship program provides connection for international students

International, Immigrant, and Refugee Student Services has moved their mentor program online and added weekly webinars to keep international students updated during the adjustment to online learning.