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Dr. Christopher Wiebe elected fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Canada Research Chair and University of Winnipeg Professor, Dr. Christopher Wiebe, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of chemistry.

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Anna Evans-Boudreau

Valedictorian Anna Evans-Boudreau is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in sociology, and plans on attending law school next year.

UWinnipeg prof is knighted by the French

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sante Viselli has been given the prestigious Knight in the Order of Academic Palms of the Republic of France.

Jennefer Nepinak welcomed to UWinnipeg with pipe ceremony

The University of Winnipeg officially welcomed Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, to the University community during a pipe ceremony on Friday, September 20 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership roles at the Canadian Museum for Human …Read more >

Dr. Scott Forbes honoured with mentorship award

University of Winnipeg biologist, Dr. Scott Forbes, was honoured with a Jamie Smith Mentorship Award at the 2019 Society of Canadian Ornithologists meeting, which took place in August in Québec City.

Chemistry prof invited to speak at Oxford symposium

Chemistry professor and Canada Research Chair, Dr. Chris Wiebe, will be at The University of Oxford September 21 – 25, an invited speaker at the 2019 Quantum Materials Symposium. His talk, High pressure routes to new pyrochlores and exotic magnetism, is based on the recent discovery of an exotic new metal, the details of which are …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof publishes book on 17th century Dutch expedition to Chile

UWinnipeg history professor, Dr. Mark Meuwese, has a new book titled To the Shores of Chile: The Journal and History of the Brouwer Expedition to Valdivia in 1643, published by Penn State University Press. To the Shores of Chile presents the remarkable story of an expedition that took place in Latin America during the height of the …Read more >

Connecting across cultures with ELP alumnus Hiroki Nakajima

Hiroki Nakajima has a unique connection to Winnipeg. He arrived in 1998 to improve his English skills in UWinnipeg’s English Language Program (ELP), and has returned annually ever since. Over the past 20 years, he has inspired more than 10,000 students to study English in Canada before launching careers in Japan.

New tool designed to improve children’s literacy and numeracy

UWinnipeg professor Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk and a grassroots Manitoba team are creating a new support tool to help parents advance their children’s numeracy and literacy skills.

Dr. Peter J. Miller appointed 2019 Chancellor’s Research Chair

The Assistant Professor of Classics will be working on a book that showcases the ways classical antiquity continues to influence the contemporary world.