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Dr. Susan Thompson lends her legacy to help support students

Fri. Nov. 18, 2022 12:00 AM
A great deal of ink has been spilled talking about the impact Dr. Susan Thompson’s tenure as mayor had on the City of Winnipeg prior to... Read More


Alumni Feature: Richard Dopson

Thu. Oct. 20, 2022 12:00 AM
Thirty-five years ago, Richard Dopson helped create a West Coast reunion for UWinnipeg graduates living in British Columbia. Now for 2023, Richard... Read More


Duff Roblin Dinner: Save the Date

Mon. Aug. 15, 2022 12:00 AM
  For those of you in the know, The University of Winnipeg and University of Winnipeg Foundation’s annual Duff Roblin Dinner is... Read More


Back in the Office and Ready to Meet!

Fri. May. 27, 2022 2:30 PM
With summer right around the corner and most workplace restrictions fully lifted, I’d like to take this opportunity to let our community... Read More


Latest Collection of Tribute Awards Making a Difference at UWinnipeg

Thu. Apr. 21, 2022 12:00 AM
  Over the last year, we’ve seen a wide array of newly created tribute awards hit our virtual “shelves”... Read More


January: New Year, New Challenges

Fri. Jan. 21, 2022 12:00 AM
Welcome to 2022! I am not sure about you, dear reader, but to quote Yogi Berra right now, “It's like déjà vu all... Read More



Foundation Gift Guide!

Thu. Dec. 16, 2021 3:00 PM
Season’s Greetings from the Foundation family! As wish lists from friends and family members begin to swirl in the heads of our community... Read More


Hiring Opportunity at the Foundation!

Thu. Nov. 18, 2021 12:00 AM
JOB OPPORTUNITY: DONOR ENGAGEMENT & GIVING OFFICER (permanent, full-time position) PLEASE APPLY BY: Monday, December 13 @ 10AM Central Standard... Read More


Establishing an Award is as easy as answering five key questions

Tue. Oct. 20, 2020 12:00 AM
Interested in making a difference, supporting students or research, honouring a loved one or a mentor and leaving a lasting legacy by creating an... Read More


UWinnipeg Foundation Welcomes Elena Anciro, Collegiate Engagement Officer

Tue. Aug. 31, 2021 12:00 AM
A day after my appointment at the Foundation was made public, the first people who reached out to me were The University of Winnipeg Collegiate... Read More


Foundation donors, please tell us what you think!

Mon. Jun. 7, 2021 12:00 AM
Listening is an art, and for a community-driven organization, an imperative. Opinions matter a great deal to all of us here at The University of... Read More


March Matchness - We did it!

Thu. Apr. 29, 2021 12:00 AM
When the provincial government announced that post-secondary institutions would soon have the chance to benefit from a limited-time expansion of... Read More


March Matchness

Tue. Mar. 2, 2021 12:00 AM
For those of you interested in College basketball, March is a hectic month. Admittedly, I won’t be able to cast even a modest guess as... Read More


Campus Campaign 101: It all starts at home

Thu. Jan. 28, 2021 12:00 AM
Whether you’re taking time out of your day to check on your neighbor, or simply being there for a friend, making the effort to look after... Read More



Five common questions we’re asked about Endowment Funds

Tue. Dec. 15, 2020 12:00 AM
Photo courtesy of The University of Winnipeg Flickr Hi! My name is Teresa Murray, I’m the Stewardship and Communications Manager at the... Read More

Finding ways to stay connected with you beyond the computer screen

Tue. Dec. 1, 2020 12:00 AM
Starting in a new job in 2020 has been a unique experience. My entire job interview process, meetings with the selection committee and post-hiring... Read More


Charting (y)our road to 2022

Thu. Nov. 12, 2020 12:00 AM
“There is no ‘I’ in team” is a phrase often used to highlight the importance of teamwork as opposed to the... Read More