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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.

UWinnipeg prof shortlisted Lambda Literary Award

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai has been shortlisted for the 2020 Annual Lambda Literary Awards, the most prestigious LGBTQ book prize in the world. 

Industry connections open doors for recent film studies grads

When Melissa Van Soelen, Tom Groom, and Jesse de Rocquigny graduated from The University of Winnipeg’s film studies program, they were already well-connected to the film industry, opening doors for successful careers.

UWinnipeg faculty and alumni featured in best-of book list

The 2010s was a great decade for Manitoban authors, and Winnipeg Free Press literary editor Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson complied a comprehensive list of the top 10 titles that “are sure to resonate with readers a decade from now.” Of the 10 books selected, eight were written by University of Winnipeg alumni and/or faculty. They are: After …Read more >

Practicum sparks lifelong stand against gender-based violence

UWinnipeg student, Keziah Toews is combining her photography skills with her passion for human rights to bring members of the Winnipeg community together as part of the international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign that runs November 25 to December 10.

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.