Masters In Development Practice

UWinnipeg’s MDP earns Cando certification

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando), has approved MDP graduates to also obtain Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer certification. This gives UWinnipeg graduates a competitive advantage if they want to work with Indigenous communities in Canada.

MDP Field report annual symposium

MDP students will share their field stories from far and wide at the MDP Annual Symposium on Friday, September 8, 2017. Students travelled to as far as New Zealand and as close to neighbourhoods in our province.

UWinnipeg’s annual 3MT competition has a winner!

UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted the Fourth Annual Three-Minute Competition (3M) with eight courageous participants. Each graduate student had only three-minutes to explain their complex thesis ideas with one static slide using simple language.

Two UWinnipeg MDP students are Emerging Leaders’ Fellows

Naomi Gichungu (alumna) and Aliraza Alidina, are both recipients of Emerging Leaders’ Fellowship (ELF). They are working on separate projects focusing on Indigenous-Newcomer Relations with local community organizations.

Master’s in Development Practice scholarship winners

UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice program (MDP) announced five of their scholarship winners with a combined value of $90,000.

Doing business differently – free conference for youth

Doing business differently – conference teaches youth about the co-op movement A youth engagement conference to be hosted at The University of Winnipeg on October 22 will showcase cooperatives as viable businesses that are community-focused, balancing people, planet and profit. The conference is a collaboration between UWinnipeg’s Business Chair of Cooperative Enterprises and Populus, a …Read more >

MDP student earns CN Scholarship

Anna Huard is from Couchiching First Nation and is in her first year of UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice Program.

Research on the repatriation of birthing in Northern Manitoba

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jaime Cidro will be working with Norway House Cree Nation, Manitoba on research on birthing repatriation thanks to a Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) grant worth $114,300.00 over two years.

Free Public Lecture – Indigenous Food Sovereignty

Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Earth Democracy Dr. Vandana Shiva, world-renowned environmental activist, is giving a free public lecture, Earth Democracy on Saturday, March 29th at 7:30pm at the North Centennial Recreation Centre in Winnipeg, following a Feast of Forgotten Foods starting at 5pm at the same location. Event organizers, The Powers House Producers, are a …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP program has a new director

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire P. Reid as the new director of the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP), a graduate program specializing in Indigenous Development.