Ten years ago, Nora Decter, an English instructor at the University of Winnipeg, was finishing up her undergraduate degree.
Over the past decade, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) has experienced significant change and transformation. During this time, the university has, among many things, had two presidents, added new programs and rapidly expanded its campus.
For Gary Brownstone, his interest in teaching comes from wanting to bring “the real world into the classroom.”
A book belonging to the University of Winnipeg (U of W) Library may finally return home after more than 40 years. Then-philosophy student Siegfried Laser borrowed Karl Popper’s The Poverty of Historicism from the library in August 1977 before embarking on a trip to Europe.
New U of W chancellor // Support for Manitoba tenants // Wellness checks during pandemic // UWSA’s response to COVID-19 // Employment insurance top-up during pandemic // Transit union calls for improvements
In the last few months, Winnipeg Transit went from working with students to revise and consider expanding the U-Pass discount student plan to unceremoniously dumping the program with no explanation other than the inevitability of budget cuts.
Growing up, Jens Franck, a biology professor at the University of Winnipeg, always had an interest in science.
On Friday, March 6, the City of Winnipeg tabled their 2020 to 2023 budget, which included increases in road-repair spending, decreases in community grants and reductions in library hours.
COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus) has, in the last few months, caused sickness, death and major disruptions across the world. This virus’ outbreak, recently declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, has forced major institutions and businesses to close to the public or modify their daily operations.
New campus hours // City events postponed amid pandemic // Still safe to donate blood // Library launches new program // Mutual Aid Society // Oral history grant
Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage joined the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at the University of Winnipeg in 2009.
As the volleyball season winds down, three University of Winnipeg (U of W) Wesmen players are being recognized by the Canada West conference for their outstanding seasons.
After a tumultuous election campaign, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students have elected a new team to lead the Uni- versity of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).
On March 13, the Manitoba Climate Action Team (MCAT) will host Get Moving On Climate! A Transportation Event at the Dakota Community Centre/Jonathan Toews Sportsplex at 1188 Dakota St.
On March 11, Keeping the Peace?, an event exploring the relationship between peace and the police, was held at First Mennonite Church. On March 15, the March Against Police Brutality will be held at city hall, organized by Winnipeg Police Cause Harm (WPCH).
Heart Médicin Gathering // Search for the associate dean of arts // On-campus golf program // Free film screening // Disease control seminar // Disabled bodies in literature
Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick, an associate professor for the geography department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), is doing remarkable work while on study leave.
On March 10, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host a workshop entitled “Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Planning for 2030 and beyond.”
Make Poverty History fundraiser // Virtuosi Concert // Creative writing presentation // Annual Spring Pow Wow // Women in the Criminal Justice System // U of W President to end position
While many university students view their summers as time to relax, travel or earn some money, one University of Winnipeg (U of W) student will take part in a prestigious internship.