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Diversity Food Services wins provincial sustainability award

Diversity Food Services is once again being recognized for their sustainability efforts, this time by the Province of Manitoba. The social enterprise, which operates six food outlets at The University of Winnipeg, was named the ‘Champion for Sustainability’ in the annual Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards. This specific award is given to an individual, organization, or …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates excellence

The University of Winnipeg will acknowledge six outstanding members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Autumn Convocation on Friday, October 18, 2019.

David Suzuki, Stephen Lewis, Pam Palmater to speak on climate at UWinnipeg

Three of Canada’s most high-profile public advocates will be at The University of Winnipeg campus on Friday, October 4.

Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities

Dr. Sylvie Albert launches her edited book ‘ Innovative Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities’ on Saturday September 21, at  7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Booksellers.  

UWinnipeg is home to the most sustainable campus meals in North America

According to AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index, UWinnipeg is home to the most sustainable campus meals on the continent.

Restoring prairie grasslands

A research team led by assistant biology professor Rafael Otfinowski and alumna Vicky Coffey are trying to understand the function of grassland ecosystems to improve restoration efforts.

UWinnipeg recognized for improved sustainability efforts

The University has received its second silver STARS rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, joining 26 other Canadian institutions.

Climate Atlas Helps Planners and Landscape Architects Prepare for Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB — Today is World Town Planning Day and the Prairie Climate Centre (PCC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) are working together to ensure that planning professionals have the information they need to design climate resilient natural …Read more >

World Premiere Of “Beyond Climate”

David Suzuki helps launch new film directed by UWinnipeg professor Dr. Ian Mauro’s latest climate change film, Beyond Climate, will have its world premiere at Planet In Focus International Film Festival in Toronto (Friday, October 26) and its Winnipeg premiere at the Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival (Friday, November 2). The film takes viewers beyond …Read more >

New Climate Atlas Explains How Climate Change Threatens Canada’s Forests

Today the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg launched a new section of their groundbreaking Climate Atlas of Canada that explains the effects of climate change on Canada’s forests: climateatlas.ca/topic/forests/. The recent release of the IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 °C underscores the fact that climate change threatens our irreplaceable forest …Read more >