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Legacy videos tell UWinnipeg's story

Posted on: Oct. 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...

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Partying like it's 1967

Posted on: Sep. 15, 2017

The Monkees, Petula Clark, Frankie Valli, Diana Ross and the Supremes…this was the soundtrack when UWinnipeg became a university in 1967. Fifty years later, Winnipeg ensemble Retro Rhythm Review — along with Rocki Rolletti, aka Peter Jordan — revived the 60s...

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Rolling and rocking into a new semester

Posted on: Sep. 8, 2017

Students were welcomed back to campus this year with the two friendly competitions designed to kick off the Fall Term and celebrate UWinnipeg's 50th anniversary. First up was an event that hadn't taken place since the 1970s: The Great Tricycle Race! Twenty-five students and staff...

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A Living Test Tube: Examining fifty years as an urban university

Posted on: Jun. 1, 2017

This article by archivist Daniel Matthes was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine. Fifty years ago, a small downtown campus called United College received a charter and became The University of Winnipeg. The charter was granted thanks to...

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Celebrating 30 years of art at UWinnipeg

Posted on: Jan. 4, 2017

Award winning filmmaker Guy Maddin returns to his alma mater for Gallery 1C03's 30th anniversary to participate in Moving Images, an exhibition of 23 short films and videos created by artists affiliated with The University of Winnipeg on Thursday, January 12,...

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2017 is UWinnipeg’s 50th Anniversary!

Posted on: Jan. 3, 2017

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg community is proudly celebrating 50 years of nurturing talent with numerous events planned for 2017, ranging from academic lectures to a community fair to profiles of faculty, staff and alumni in a series called “Impact...

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