Posted on: 03/21/18 | Author: Communications
Earlier this month, student volunteers helped sort and weigh nearly all of the garbage, recycling, and compost generated by the UWinnipeg community for the Campus Sustainability Office’s triannual waste audit.
Posted on: 11/22/17 | Author: Communications
Finding practical ways to tackle and talk about climate change is keeping three students busy this winter and spring. Caitlin McVicker, Maureen Hanlon and Avery Letkemann are interning with The City of Winnipeg’s Climate Action Stakeholder Group which is helping to develop a city-wide climate action plan. For Caitlin, who is studying business and rhetoric, …Read more >
Posted on: 11/09/17 | Author: Communications
Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons noted for accessibility features The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has developed two building projects which today are receiving City of Winnipeg Access awards. Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons are both included in the “Circle of Merit” category which singles out projects that incorporate accessibility and universal design. …Read more >
Posted on: 11/07/17 | Author: Communications
Students and visitors at The University of Winnipeg are eating some of the best and most sustainable campus meals in North America, thanks to Diversity Food Services. This week the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) released its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, and for the third year in a row, UWinnipeg …Read more >
Posted on: 10/17/17 | Author: Communications
UWinnipeg’s Campus Sustainability Office has teamed up with GoManitoba, a brand new ride matching service, to help the University community get to class and work in a more sustainable way.
Posted on: 10/04/17 | Author: Communications
UWinnipeg honours two campus sustainability champions, Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick and Alana Lajoie-O’Malley, for their meritorious contributions to campus sustainability at the 2017 Autumn Convocation.
Posted on: 09/25/17 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg and Vermont’s Sterling College are tied for number one spot in Sierra Magazine’s Cool Schools 2017 ranking in the food category, out of 227 undergraduate colleges and universities in North America which participated. Diversity Foods was founded as a partnership between UWinnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation and SEED Winnipeg in 2009 to …Read more >
Posted on: 09/22/17 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg hosted its first cohort of Norwegian exchange students this week as part of its ongoing Norway-Canada Sustainable Energy Project.
Posted on: 09/14/17 | Author: Communications
UWinnipeg’s Dr. Alan Diduck is involved in a study on the experiences of Winnipeg gardeners and the reasons some of them choose to incorporate native flora and fauna into their yard.
Posted on: 09/13/17 | Author: Communications
WINNIPEG, MB – A new scientific article published today, co-authored by a University of Winnipeg researcher, contains news relevant to the health of Canada’s freshwaters. Manitobans love their lakes and are keenly aware of the impact of algal blooms. The new study investigates why and how the blooms exist. Lead author, Dr. Diane Orihel, is …Read more >