Global College

A Conversation with John Prendergast at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg’s Global College presents this lecture with human rights activist and best-selling author John Prendergast on Saturday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2M70. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Dedicated students explore the human rights ‘Univercity’

Global College intensive summer course uses the “city as campus” WINNIPEG, MB – In partnership with the national Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), the 5th annual human rights summer institute at The University of Winnipeg Global College will allow students to explore “the city as a human rights campus” with multiple hands-on learning experiences …Read more >

Global College joins UN campaign to end violence against women

Winnipeg is joining neighbourhoods around the world to unite to end violence against women. The United Nations launched a 16-day campaign starting today, November 26, the international day for the elimination of gender-based violence in all its forms, from child marriage, to femicide, from attacks on women human rights defenders to violations of women’s rights …Read more >

UWinnipeg Graduate plans for Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Janna Barkman has been working with UWinnipeg’s Marilou McPhedran, at Global College, to develop teaching modules for the 2015 national education program at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

A Global Citizen’s Introduction to the CMHR

While Canada waits to catch a glimpse of what is inside its newest national museum, Rebecca Deng is already cherishing her experience previewing the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Deng’s tour this summer was included as part of the Adventures in Global Citizenship course at The University of Winnipeg’s Global College. A portion of the …Read more >

Winnipeg Police Chief Clunis Speaking at Sex Trafficking Community Forum

RSVP today for the “What can we do in Winnipeg to stop sex trafficking?” community forum UW RELEASE – 2014/076 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, May 8, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Global College is hosting a guest lecture on May 13th at 6 p.m. by Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis, followed …Read more >

UWinnipeg students to visit parliament and the United Nations

A group of Human Rights and Global Studies students are off to Ottawa and New York from October 27 to November 1 for a first hand look at the inner workings of government and the U.N.

UWinnipeg creates new United Centre for Theological Studies

 Creating a hub of ecumenical, interfaith, and intercultural studies and outreach WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is fortifying roots that go back more than a century while looking ahead to the coming decades to offer a rejuvenated theological education, creating a new United Centre for Theological Studies, to be located prominently on Portage …Read more >

Unearthing the truth about genocide in Guatemala

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) and the University of Winnipeg’s Global College will hold a panel discussion with Julio Solórzano Foppa – son of Guatemala’s first democratically elected president and leading human-rights defender – and Pascal Paradis, founder of Lawyers Without Borders Canada – just back from the groundbreaking genocide trial of former …Read more >