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Tina Keeper To Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association is proud to recognize Tina Keeper as the recipient of its highest honour, the Distinguished Alumni Award. She will be recognized at the 2020 Autumn Convocation celebration, which is taking place virtually on October 22 & 23. Keeper is from the Inninuak of Norway House Cree Nation in the …Read more >

Alum David Bergen nominated for the Giller Prize

David Bergen has been short-listed for the prestigious 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his short story collection, ‘Here The Dark’.

UWinnipeg alum returns to TIFF with solo effort

Ian Bawa returns to the Toronto International Film Festival with his solo effort. Strong Son, a short-film featuring his dad, Jagdeep Singh Bawa, based on his own story.

UWinnipeg prof co-edits new book on refugees

Global College’s resident expert on refugee law and resettlement, Dr. Shauna Labman, has published her second book.

Dr. Julie Nagam is Nuit Blanche Toronto’s artistic director

Dr. Julie Nagam is this year’s inaugural artistic director who will have the challenge to take North America’s largest public art exhibition online.

Co-op students gain skills and connections working remotely

While some employers had to cancel or post-pone work terms due to COVID-19, students who took part in remote work opportunities say it was a rewarding experience that helped them confirm career goals and showcase their knowledge to future employers.

Farewell message from Dr. Annette Trimbee

To the UWinnipeg community: It is with mixed feelings that I send you my final message as president of The University of Winnipeg. These last six years have been the most rewarding of my career and it has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your president. We have accomplished so much together …Read more >

UWinnipeg proudly recognizes inductees to Order of Manitoba

The University of Winnipeg congratulates the 2020 Order of Manitoba inductees.

‘A Legacy of Impact’ highlights Trimbee’s time at UWinnipeg

After serving as President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg from 2014 – 2020, Dr. Annette Trimbee is stepping down from her role at the end of July to take the helm of MacEwan University in Edmonton. While Trimbee’s accomplishments are too long to list, if there’s one certainty about her six years at …Read more >

UWinnipeg alumni develops software to aid COVID-19 research

With COVID-19 clinical trials underway, a University of Winnipeg alumnus has developed a software program to accelerate understanding of the disease. Daniel Iluz-Freundlich, along with colleagues at Refuah Solutions, developed PI-Enroll, a cell phone app that provides researchers access to study-related information.