University of Winnipeg | 50 Years Search

Legacy videos tell UWinnipeg's story

Posted on: October 4, 2017

To celebrate its golden anniversary, The University of Winnipeg has created a series of mini-documentaries about the institution's history, strengths, and impact on our community over the past 50 years. The videos below cover the topics of Community Connection, Founding Ideals, Strong Governance, Athletic Excellence, Indigenous Opportunities, and Student Voice.

Please take a few minutes to watch and learn about the University's legacy.

Community Connection

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is UWinnipeg's past President and Vice-Chancellor. In this video he discusses the University's identity as an urban institution.

Founding Ideals

Dr. John Bulman is past Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg. He talks about the ideals of our founding colleges and how they've shaped our institution today.

Strong Governance

Brenda Keyser is a past Chair of The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents. In this video she discusses the University's long history of strong governance.

Athletic Excellence

Bill Wedlake is the past Wesmen Men's Basketball coach and past UWinnipeg Athletic Director. In this video he discusses the University's legacy of athletic excellence.

Indigenous Opportunities

Kevin Chief is a UWinnipeg alumnus and former Coordinator of the University's Innovative Learning Centre. In this video he reflects on the opportunities afforded to him as a student athlete at UWinnipeg.

Student Voice

Marilou McPhedran is a UWinnipeg faculty member and Senator for Manitoba. She reflects on impact outspoken student leaders have had on our institution.

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