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.

UWinnipeg prof is knighted by the French

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sante Viselli has been given the prestigious Knight in the Order of Academic Palms of the Republic of France.

Jennefer Nepinak welcomed to UWinnipeg with pipe ceremony

The University of Winnipeg officially welcomed Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, to the University community during a pipe ceremony on Friday, September 20 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership roles at the Canadian Museum for Human …Read more >

Dr. Scott Forbes honoured with mentorship award

University of Winnipeg biologist, Dr. Scott Forbes, was honoured with a Jamie Smith Mentorship Award at the 2019 Society of Canadian Ornithologists meeting, which took place in August in Québec City.

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 >