Mieke Ruth Van Ineveld

Campus reporter  

  • ‘Avoidable harm’

    Masked faces are few and far between as I walk through the University of Winnipeg (U of W)’s main campus in early January, watching as students brush past one another in hallways between classes or congregate around tables in the library’s mezzanines.

  • U of W researchers participate in historic NASA mission

    Researchers at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) are playing a prominent role in a historic NASA-led mission to collect and study samples from a near-Earth asteroid.

  • Theoretical physics prof earns field’s first provincial grant

    Pinning down the properties of the invisible “dark matter” that holds our galaxy together has eluded scientists for decades. A University of Winnipeg (U of W) professor recently received funding from the Province to support his inquest into one of astrophysics’ biggest mysteries.

  • UWSA Day Care celebrates 50 years

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Day Care is turning 50, and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate.

  • Wesmen undefeated in classic

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) men’s volleyball team delivered a commanding performance in the 2023 Wesmen Classic, winning all four of their games in the Dec. 28 to 30 weekend tournament. They were the only undefeated team.

  • Favourite on-campus spot

    1. Library

    2. Fourth-floor cafeteria

    3. The University of Winnipeg Club

  • Favourite local politician

    1. Wab Kinew

    2. Leah Gazan

    3. Uzoma Asagwara

  • Favourite local grassroots group

    1. Mutual Aid Society

    2. Bear Clan Patrol

    3. Winnipeg Police Cause Harm

  • U of W Rocky Cree Language Project launches app, teachers’ guide

    The language one speaks every day, like breathing, is easy to leave unexamined. But as many Indigenous educators, activists and artists point out, languages, and especially regional dialects, carry important, geographically specific cultural and historic context.

  • Wesmen goalkeeper named Canada West second-team all-star

    Wesmen women’s soccer goalkeeper Madison Priebe is now an all-star. The University of Winnipeg sophomore was recently named a Canada West second-team all-star after a record-breaking 2023 season.

  • Gallery 1C03 finds its ‘legs’

    Humility can be hard to find. In a culture where women’s empowerment filters through individualism, presented in terms of “badass,” “girlboss” and the “she-conomy” – one might struggle to draw the line between “owning it” and self-obsession, between humility and self-effacement.

  • U of W hosts expanded research week

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W)’s research office is hosting an expanded Research Week from Nov. 14 to 17. Research Week is a recurring series of “workshops, conversations and fun” focused on building research skills and providing opportunities for U of W faculty and students to share their ongoing research with attendees.

  • Lunch lecture highlights research on women in the workforce

    Gender-based wage disparities are a widely discussed topic, but popular discourse often fails to capture the evolving nature of their causes.

  • Breaking down barriers to trans healthcare

    “On a scale from zero to 10, where zero is being a woman and 10 is being a man, how much do you feel like a man?”

    This may sound like a question ripped from the pages of a teen magazine or an online quiz, but, until recently, it was one of the first questions encountered by many patients of the Trans Health Klinic, the only dedicated provider of transition-related healthcare in Manitoba for patients over the age of 14.

  • Wesmen training for ‘tough’ home opener

    The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s volleyball team will soon square off against some of the toughest opponents in the Canada West conference.

  • U of W Foundation embraces Net Zero, but not divestment

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) Foundation, which oversees the U of W’s $82 million endowment fund, has committed to ensuring its investment portfolio is “aligned with net-zero emissions” by 2050 or sooner.

  • In search of trans safety on campus

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) 2SLGBTQ+ Solidarity Collective is hosting a week of events to help reshape conversations surrounding trans issues on campus.

  • ‘We are still here’

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W)’s third annual Truth and Reconciliation Week kicks off on Monday, Sept. 25. Through a series of events, students can continue learning about Indigenous cultures and honour residential-school survivors.

  • U of W faculty to begin collective bargaining

    After a tumultuous summer of senior administrator departures, University of Winnipeg (U of W) faculty and administrators are headed to the bargaining table. The parties will negotiate replacements for collective agreements governing regular academic staff (RAS) and contract academic staff (CAS), which expired in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

  • Neuroscience profs building ‘first-of-its-kind’ research centre

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) is now home to three new pieces of cutting-edge neuroscience research equipment.

    Psychology professors Dr. Amy Desroches, Dr. Stephen Smith and Dr. Stephanie Bugden research children’s linguistic and neural development. They work within the U of W’s recently inaugurated neuroscience program that features a new Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience.

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