Mieke Ruth Van Ineveld

  • U of W faculty no longer working under expired contract

    After nearly a full academic year at the bargaining table, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and the U of W Faculty Association (UWFA) ratified a collective agreement for 340 regular academic staff in early March.

  • Incoming UWSA executives ‘open for suggestions’

    Candidates from a single slate, Change, won a clean sweep of all three executive positions in the 2024 University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election. Jashanpreet Singh, Parth Kaushik and Saurav (Sherry) Dhand were elected president, vice-president student affairs and vice-president external affairs, respectively.

  • Former U of W prof returns to campus for trans genres keynote

    Celebrated poet and former University of Winnipeg (U of W) women’s and gender studies professor Trish Salah will deliver a keynote talk, titled “‘After T-Day it got worse’: trans genres for the interregnum,” on Friday, March 22 at 5 p.m. in Riddell Hall.

  • Airing out climate anxiety

    How do you prepare for a future that’s already unfolding?

  • Uncertainty, barriers persist for international students

    The federal government announced a suite of policies affecting international students in late January, including a two-year cap on new study permits. More than a month later, experts and students alike remain uncertain as to how the changes will impact Manitoba.

  • CFS-MB down, but not out

    The Canadian Federation of Students’ Manitoba chapter (CFS-MB) has kept a relatively low profile this year, but chairperson Marie Paule Ehoussou says the organization is still hard at work on its highest-priority issues, like international-student healthcare.

  • ‘Objectivity is a myth,’ human-rights journalist says

    Jodesz Galivan’s coverage of the Philippine drug war questions the limits of journalistic objectivity in the face of overwhelming human-rights abuses.

  • What to know about the UWSA referendum

    This year’s University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general-election ballots, which students can cast from March 4 to 6, include a vote on joining the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), an advocacy organization that lobbies federal politicians on issues facing post-secondary students.

  • ‘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.

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