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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.

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.

UWinnipeg prof competes at world archery championships

Dr. Charles Wong of the Department of Chemistry and Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences excels not only in the classroom and research laboratory, but also on the range.  Dr. Wong recently represented the United States at the World Archery Masters Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland (held August 14-18, 2018). This inaugural event fielded 356 athletes …Read more >