City briefs

See it before the final curtain call

The Department of Theatre and Film’s final production of the year, Blink by Phil Porter, will be performed over livestream every night at 7:30 p.m. until April 3. While admission is free, viewers need to register ahead of time on the department website to access the link. 

Physics and geography thesis presentations

The Departments of Geography and Physics are both holding thesis presentations in early April. Physics honours students Shawna Skelton and Sidney Leggett will present virtually on April 5, and geography honours students will present virtually on April 9. 

A new space to gather and learn in

The City of Winnipeg has announced the opening of a new library in River Heights-Fort Garry as of March 29. According to a press release from the City, the Bill and Helen Norrie Library, named after former mayor Bill Norrie and his wife Helen, takes much of its design inspiration from Rooster Town. 

Psychology students sharing research

The Department of Psychology is hosting a virtual undergraduate research conference featuring the work of honours students from the department and students from other regional universities on April 30. There will also be a keynote address by Dr. John E. Lydon from McGill University. Registration is open on the department website. 

Exploring strategies to end homelessness

On April 7, Kíkininaw Óma Strategy to Support Unsheltered Winnipeggers, the Right to Housing Coalition, Make Poverty History Manitoba and End Homelessness Winnipeg are hosting From
Crisis to Connection: Ending Homelessness in Winnipeg, an event exploring the causes and solutions to homelessness in Winnipeg. The event is free, and participants will need to register ahead of time. 

Published in Volume 75, Number 24 of The Uniter (March 31, 2021)

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