Students

Science outreach in the arctic

“You can literally teach STEM anywhere, with anything, and to anyone.” That was the main takeaway for UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science volunteer Ian Dimopoulos following a recent week-long education outreach trip to Hall Beach, Nunavut. Dimopoulos and his colleagues, Michelle Trudel and Renee Hadaller, visited the remote northern community at the beginning of May to …Read more >

Meet the 2018 Spring Valedictorians

Meet UWinnipeg 2018 Valedictorians. (listed in alphabetical order) Richard-Anthony Aquino, BBA Valedictorian – Science, Business & Economics Of Filipino descent, Richard-Anthony Aquino is the first child in his family to be born in Canada.  He says that growing up in Winnipeg’s inner-city, witnessing youth at risk and economic disparity, instilled in him the importance of an education, …Read more >

Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

Cameron Lozinski has big plans for Indigenous language revitalization in Canada — and he’s going to start by developing an app that will make his ancestral language more accessible.

Understanding diseases in the brain

UWinnipeg prof Melanie Martin and her students publish findings in two prestigious journals A team of researchers led by University of Winnipeg Physics professor Dr. Melanie Martin has found early signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). “We developed a method using MRI to isolate signals from parts of the …Read more >

UWSA election underway – time to vote!

Students may vote in the UWSA election from March 5 to March 7.  Get details here.    

Student, mom, inspiring role-model – meet Aja Oliver

  A few short years ago, Aja Oliver would not have believed she would be working as a community support worker while attending classes at The University of Winnipeg. The 35 year-old single mother with four children, who range from 7 to 18 years old, now feels “there is nothing I cannot do.”  The remarkable …Read more >

Enhanced campus safety

ENHANCED CAMPUS SAFETY – Monday, November 13, 2017 Your safety is extremely important to us. Effective immediately, you will a notice more security patrols as we have increased our guard complement by one third throughout the day and evening hours. Experienced guards will be stationed at the Lockhart Hall entrance (at the Ellice Avenue doors) …Read more >

Sexual Violence Policy in development – have your say

Manitoba’s new law (Bill 15), introduced in spring 2017, The Sexual Violence and Prevention Act, mandates that post-secondary institutions develop a policy on sexual violence aimed at promoting awareness, prevention and response to sexual violence. The policy will apply to everyone associated with The University of Winnipeg including students, instructors, faculty, staff, administrators and visitors …Read more >

Maples Collegiate grad wins $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg

It wasn’t a call she was expecting – not while she was busy touring the Toronto Zoo anyway. Navreen Gill was on vacation with her family when she found out she is the recipient of this year’s $5,000 tuition fee credit from UWinnipeg. Navreen has already registered for her fall/winter courses and the $5,000 prize …Read more >

UWinnipeg students share research at animal behaviour conference

Equipped with detailed posters about deer and elk, and a passion for animal behaviour, three UWinnipeg students traveled to Ontario last month to take part in the annual conference of the Animal Behavior Society.