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.

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 >

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.

Slideshow: Winona LaDuke On Campus

The University of Winnipeg partnered with Spur Winnipeg to present the festival’s event In Conversation with Winona LaDuke on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Knox United Church. A reception with the US-based Indigenous rights activist and self-proclaimed ‘protector’ of the environment was held on the UWinnipeg campus prior to the event, during which members of …Read more >

The Passing of Dr. Mary Young

We regret to inform the University of Winnipeg community of the passing of Dr. Mary Young on July 20, 2015. Dr. Young joined the University of Winnipeg Student Counselling Services on July 2, 1984 as a Native Student Advisor/Counsellor. From April 1, 2003 to April 30, 2008, Mary served as the Director of Aboriginal Student …Read more >

Historic Bedford records available in UWinnipeg archives

The archival records of English professor and University of Winnipeg historian, A. Gerald Bedford, are available for research. The records include historical research material; records of when he was a student; records detailing his academic career including faculty records, his professional associations, course materials, professional correspondence, and addresses and writings; as well as some of …Read more >

I Heart Dinner on May 21 helps inner city youth

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg invites everyone from the community to attend the 6th Annual I Heart UWinnipeg Dinner in support of the Opportunity Fund. Since its inception in 2007, the Opportunity Fund has provided $2 million in assistance to more than 1,765 students. Tracy Benjoe is an Opportunity Fund student. An adult …Read more >

TRC award recipient plans to teach inner-city youth

Christine M’Lot says she always knew she wanted to be a teacher, and spent countless hours practicing in front of a full sized chalkboard her father gave her as a child. “I always used to be the teacher for my younger sister, who was four years younger than me,” M’Lot remembers, “I taught her how …Read more >

Outstanding student awarded Chancellor W. John A. Bulman Scholarship

Third-year biopsychology major Hannah Stirton says receiving the Chancellor W. John A. Bulman Scholarship is helping her to focus completely on school. Stirton, who is currently maintaining an average of 4.48 GPA, approaches her studies with balance in mind. The well-rounded student is also earning a minor in Religious Studies, and says she chose biopsychology …Read more >

Bridging two worlds: Helping refugee youth succeed in Canada

 UWinnipeg leads Canadian study to better meet school and career needs of refugee youth They arrive in Canada by the thousands each year — children who have lived through the trauma and violence of war, family separation and loss. Many struggle in classrooms to fit in, and too many drop out. The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >