People

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.

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 >

Krypton calling: Alumna creates languages for Hollywood blockbusters

Dr. Christine’s Schreyer’s fictional languages have appeared in some of the biggest movies of the last few years, including the Kryptonian language used in the 2013 film “Man of Steel.”

Empowering marginalized voices through theatre and film

This profile is part of our Education with Impact series. Find out how you can make a difference by studying theatre and film at The University of Winnipeg here. Melissa Langdon is a fourth-year honours student in UWinnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film. Her decision to study theatre at a post-secondary level stems from her …Read more >

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

80 Métis students receive Louis Riel bursaries for 2017-2018 WINNIPEG, MB –As we approach Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate the achievements of 80 Métis students who have received Louis Riel bursaries for this academic year.  Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis …Read more >

The people you meet on campus: Physical Plant

Meet some of UWinnipeg’s Physical Plant team. They are literally the Jack of all trades, and masters of all on our campus.

The people that you meet on campus – the department assistants

Department Assistants are often the first point of contact for students, faculty and staff within the department. They have the institutional knowledge to provide answers to a wide range of questions. Meet some of our DA’s.

UWinnipeg film director wins significant award for The Last Ride

The Last Ride was recently selected as the Jury Awards Best Canadian Documentary Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). The Director is Rick Skene, University of Winnipeg associate professor, Department of Theatre and Film. It is now eligible for an Oscar. The documentary is the story of music icon Errol “C-Weed” Ranville, his …Read more >

Faculty and staff are honoured at Autumn Convocation

UWinnipeg will honour Dr. Narad Rampersad with the Erica and Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship; and Barbara Read will receive the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service at the 2017 Autumn Convocation.

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Annie McBay

McBay graduates from a 4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture with an impressive academic and research track record. She has consistently produced high quality research papers while maintaining a strong grade point average.