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Meet the 2019 Spring Convocation Valedictorians

Larissa Chubenko, BA, BEd Valedictorian (Theology, Education, Kinesiology, Physical and Health Education, and Marriage and Family Therapy) Larissa Chubenko is passionate about working with inner-city children. After initially graduating from The University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in international development, Chubenko chose to return to school and is now graduating with a Bachelor …Read more >

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.

UWinnipeg students accepted into new leadership program

Two University of Winnipeg students have been accepted into the inaugural President’s Student Leadership Program. Introduced this past January, the program is a unique and immersive learning opportunity that’s bringing together 27 students from various disciplines and institutions to build their leadership potential. It runs from June 8 – 16. Representing UWinnipeg this summer are Marie-Josée …Read more >

International Transgender Day of Visibility

To mark International Transgender Day of Visibility we invite you to meet two of UWinnipeg’s transgender instructors.

Bob Silver receives 2018 Duff Roblin Award

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to honour Bob Silver — University Chancellor, UWinnipeg Foundation Board Member, and community leader — with the 2018 Duff Roblin Award in recognition of his contributions to education and community through visionary business leadership, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Silver will be honoured at the 12th annual Duff Roblin Award Dinner on …Read more >

UWinnipeg recognizes community engagement & sustainability at Convocation

Dr. Lee Anne Block will receive the Campus Sustainability Recognition Award, and Dr. Jino Distasio will be given the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service at the upcoming autumn convocation.

Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University of Manitoba, and …Read more >

Jarita Greyeyes is California dreaming

Jarita Greyeyes, Acting Associate Vice President of Indigenous Affairs and Director of Community Learning and Engagement, is heading to Stanford University to pursue her PhD in in Race, Inequality and Language in Education.

Janet Walker to receive Distinguished Alumni award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Janet Walker as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be honoured at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremony to be held on the morning of Thursday, June 14 (9:30 am). Janet Walker completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English …Read more >

Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at …Read more >