• Dr. Andrew Frey, associate physics professor

    Dr. Andrew Frey’s journey to academia might have been written in the stars.

    Some of his earliest memories include gazing at the sky while waiting in a car outside a daycare in North Carolina. He says these moments sparked a lifelong curiosity in and passion for understanding the cosmos.

  • Andrew McGillivray, rhetoric, writing and communications department chair

    While Dr. Andrew McGillivray comes from a family with a background in the sciences, he followed his passion for literature and took a slightly different path. He’s now the department chair of and an assistant professor in the rhetoric, writing and communications department at the University of Winnipeg.

  • Dr. Eunhee Buettner, instructor and Tutoring Centre acting coordinator

    Dr. Eunhee Buettner’s journey into academia began with her earliest memories of growing up in a small fishing village in Namhae, South Korea. Close-knit relationships between teachers and students influenced her views on education.

  • Ecological sustainability and theatre

    Dr. Dennis Gupa, a queer artist of Colour and assistant professor in the University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film, says “(Theatre) gives you the possibility of imagining.”

  • Jewish crime

    Sitting in his office in Centennial Hall, Alex Tepperman talks about his upcoming book on Jewish crime.

  • Learning through teaching

    Dr. Natalie Richer completed all of her degrees in human kinetics from the University of Ottawa.

  • The language of mathematics

    Dr. Iian Smythe grew up in Winnipeg and earned a bachelor of mathematics from the University of Manitoba with a minor in philosophy.

  • Critical mental health

    Jan DeFehr is a University of Winnipeg alum.

  • Workplace boundaries and microaggressions

    Grace O’Farrell moved to Winnipeg at 18 years old.

  • Curiosity and playfulness in ancient Greek literature

    Dr. Melissa Funke is an assistant professor in classics.

  • Fish biology

    Dr. Caleb Hasler grew up in a small town in Eastern Ontario.

  • A rich French culture

    Dr. Adina Balint is a professor of French literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Winnipeg.

  • ‘Canadians have connections to lakes and forests’

    In October, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) bestowed geography associate professor Dr. Nora Casson with the Erica and Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship.

  • Creativity in choice of work

    Originally from Kingston, Ont., Dr. Sara Good has lived in Winnipeg and worked at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) since 2008.

  • PROFile: Telling Indigenous Hawaiian History

    “Typically, I say that my specialization is in the study of the United States after World War II but with a focus on Pacific worlds,” Dr. Leah Kuragano says.

  • PROFile: ‘A positive perception of North American Indigenous people’

    Born in Dortmund, Germany, Roland Bohr remembers his mother reading him the biography of Sitting Bull, the Lakota spiritual leader from South Dakota.

  • PROFile: ‘A holy grail of diagnostics’

    Born in India, Anuraag Shrivastav arrived in Winnipeg by way of Saskatoon in 2009.

  • PROFile: Colonization of ‘New Iceland’ displaced First Nations

    Sitting in his home office, Ryan Eyford explains his Icelandic last name. “It’s an anglicization of an Icelandic place name,” he says.

  • PROFile: Bestselling author arrives at U of W

    Critically acclaimed novelist Lindsay Wong is a new faculty member at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) after holding a writer-in residence position at the University of Manitoba.

  • PROFile: Exploring a less male-oriented perspective

    Aileen Friesen was raised in Charleswood and is of Mennonite descent on both her parents’ sides.

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