Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology News



Wesmen Classic Updated & Expanded

Sun. Sep. 11, 2016 11:00 AM
Wesmen Athletics Expanded and More Inclusive The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Athletics announced in late August that the annual Wesmen Classic... Read More

New Chair Selected

Sun. Sep. 11, 2016 11:00 AM
Gregg to be Chair Contact: Dr. Melanie Gregg Location: Department of Kinesiology & Applied Health - office 3D09 Melanie Gregg, PhD, Voted... Read More

Bergeron weighs in on Concussions in Boxing Film

Thu. Sep. 14, 2017 4:00 PM
Bergeron featured in Documentary to air Saturday, September 16th The documentary Predator's Last Stand about Olivia "The Predator"... Read More


Athletics Restructuring

Tue. May. 2, 2017 12:00 AM
UWINNIPEG Forced to Make Tough Choices as Provincial Funding Stagnates Operating Budget preserves academics, eliminates $3.7 million in... Read More

Dr. Jan Stewart Appointed Acting Dean

Thu. May. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
Congratulations and welcome to Dr. Jan Stewart who was appointed Acting Dean of The Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology & Applied Health which was... Read More


Gregg Presents at University of Almeria, Spain

Thu. Mar. 23, 2017 12:00 AM
Dr. Gregg attends 6th Annual International Congress on Inclusive Sport - University of Almeria, Spain Acting Chair, Dr. Melanie Gregg, was part of... Read More

UWinnipeg 'Beauties' look good in Kin Games

Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg "Beauties" Look Good in 2017 Kin Games WHAT ARE THE KINESIOLOGY GAMES? ​Every year in March, 800+... Read More


Wesmen True Sport Lives Here Manitoba Night

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017 6:00 PM
What is True Sport? Have you ever had a bad sport experience? Been picked last on a team, yelled at by a coach or jeered at by a rowdy... Read More

SAVE the DATE! February 24, 2017

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017 6:00 PM
Wesmen Athletics True Sport Lives Here Manitoba Night Friday, February 24 at Women's and Men's Volleyball Join Wesmen Athletics as they... Read More


Dr. Melanie Gregg Appointed Acting Chair

Wed. Jan. 4, 2017 12:00 AM
Melanie Gregg, PhD, Appointed Acting Chair Congratulations to Dr. Melanie Gregg who has been appointed Acting Chair from January 4, 2017 to... Read More



Second Successful KIN-ect: Linking Research

Fri. Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
There was a healthy crowd for this second iteration of conference style research presentations by members of the Department of Kinesiology &... Read More

Kin-ect with Kinesiology Research!

Fri. Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Presenters at KINect (L-R): Dr. Danielle Stringer; Dr. Rob Pryce; Meaghan Michaluk; Jeff Billeck; grad student, Florent Thezard; Dr. Melanie... Read More

Kinesiology and Applied Health is "Standout Program" in MacLean's: University Rankings 2016: Primarily Undergraduate

Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 12:00 AM
The annual ranking juggernaut noted UWinnipeg's campus expansion, including the Axworthy Health and RecPlex: "The university has embarked... Read More

Canada's latest Certified Athletic Therapists from UWinnipeg

Sat. Oct. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Congratulations to the following University of Winnipeg grads who recently successfully completed the National Certification Exam with the CATA and... Read More


Men's Volleyball Rocks in Rio!

Fri. Aug. 19, 2016 12:00 AM
Although their Olympic medal dreams were dashed by the Russians - Canada's Men's Volleyball Team was an outstanding success in the Rio... Read More


Dr. Nathan Hall and Dr. Robert Pryce promoted to Associate Professor

Fri. Jul. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Drs. Hall and Pryce have recevied Tenure and been promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2016.  Congratulations... Read More

Dr. James Currie, Acting Dean as of July 1st

Mon. Jun. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
The search for a Dean of the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health concluded with no ideal candidate identified.  Dr. Glen... Read More


MPESA Awards Exceptional Students at annual breakfast, June 24th

Fri. Jun. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Award receipients (from L-R): Christina Vasquez, Renee Plante, Carlyn Graff, Tim Ireland and Tia Boroski. Jordyn Bain (not pictured) also received... Read More

Bergeron Recognized with Chuck Badcock Award

Mon. Jun. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
PHOTO courtesy Val Pelleck Congratulations to outgoing Acting Dean Dr. Glen Bergeron who was presented with the Chuck Badcock Special Recognition... Read More

Kin Student is 2016 Valedictorian

Fri. Jun. 10, 2016 12:00 AM
Brenna Pomanski - ValedictorianGupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health Miss Brenna Pomanski is graduating from UWinnipeg’s Gupta... Read More

MATA awards Dr. Glen Bergeron 2016 Chuck Badcock Award

Wed. Jun. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Acting Dean, Dr. Glen Bergeron, 2nd from left, celebrates prestigious Chuck Badcock Award with his family at the June 1st event. Congratulations... Read More


Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology - Founders and Donors Recognized

Fri. May. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
A plaque in honour of Dr. Chander and Dr. Daya Gupta was unveiled in the Duckworth Centre in May with President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette... Read More


Jim Schrofel Scholarship Awarded to Basketball Players

Tue. Apr. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
The Department of Athletics has set up a scholarship in memory of Jim Schrofel who was Manager of the Wesmen Women's... Read More


New signage for Axworthy Health and RecPlex mounted in March 2016

Tue. Mar. 1, 2016 12:00 AM


2 CIS National Champions!

Sun. Feb. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
The Winnipeg Wesmen Men's Wrestling team won three medals and three individual awards at the CIS Wrestling Championships Feb 27-28 at Brock... Read More



Congratulations to the 2015 Athletic Therapy Award Recipients

Wed. Nov. 25, 2015 12:00 AM
A small reception was held for the 2015 Athletic Therapy Award Recipients and the Award Sponsors on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in The University... Read More

Val Pelleck Named Volunteer of the Year by Softball Canada

Mon. Nov. 2, 2015 12:00 AM
Congratulations to faculty member Valerie Pelleck on receiving the Rose Hodgson Volunteer of the Year Award. Pelleck has... Read More


RecPlex named for Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, 2004-2014

Mon. Oct. 5, 2015 12:00 AM
On October 5, 2015, the Board of Regents unanimously approved the re-naming of the new multi-sport field house as the Axworthy Health and... Read More

Wesmen Wrestlers at the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Olympus Exhibit

Sun. Oct. 4, 2015 12:00 AM
    Pictured from Left: Finn Higgins, Kyle Nyugen and Wrestling Coach, Adrian... Read More


Lovely Day for the Annual Great Rock Climb

Fri. Sep. 11, 2015 12:00 AM
Many came out to cheer the teams of three who raced to scale the giant rock on the lawn of Wesley Hall in the Annual Great Rock Climb, Friday,... Read More


Dean and Graduate Receive Honours at Spring Convocation

Mon. Jun. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence in Contributing to Self-Governance Dr. David Fitzpatrick was awarded the Robin H. Farquhar Award... Read More

MPESA Awards Breakfast - June 19, 2015

Fri. Jun. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Kinesiology Students Brenna Pomanski, Matthew Antonio and Mavis Meisner, along with three Physical Education Teachers... Read More

Congratulations Kin Grads!

Fri. Jun. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology & Applied Health Spring Convocation Friday, June 12th 9:30 a.m. for the conferring degrees in Theology,... Read More

Athletic Director Doran Reid Announces Retirement

Thu. Jun. 18, 2015 12:00 AM
After more than 27 years of dedicated service to Wesmen Athletics, Doran Reid will be retiring as Athletic Director at the end of June to explore... Read More


MPESA Awards Breakfast - June 19, 2015

Mon. Jun. 15, 2015 12:00 AM
Kinesiology Students Brenna Pomanski, Matthew Antonio and Mavis Meisner, along with three Physical Education Teachers... Read More

Attack on Sport! February 5, 2015

Mon. Jun. 15, 2015 12:00 AM
Attack on Sport!  A Panel Presentation and Discussion Forum Sport: A Changing Landscape 2015 is the Year of Sport – and Sport is... Read More


Congratulations to Kinesiology and Applied Health's Dr. Rob Pryce

Mon. Jun. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Photo l- r – Neil McDonald, Florent Thezard + Dr. Rob Pryce UWinnipeg’s Rob Pryce Receives $11,000 for Medical... Read More

Canadian Footwear donates new shoes for teens

Wed. Apr. 8, 2015 12:00 AM
WINNIPEG, MB –Today 26 students from Gordon Bell High School got to put their best foot forward. Brian Scharfstein, President of... Read More


'KIN Games' March 20-22, 2015 at UBC

Fri. Mar. 20, 2015 12:00 AM
UWinnipeg Team off to Vancouver The 2015 edition of the U of W KIN Games team will be competing in the KIN Games on the UBC campus March 20 -... Read More


Attack on Sport! February 5, 2015

Thu. Feb. 5, 2015 12:00 AM
Attack on Sport!  A Panel Presentation and Discussion Forum Sport: A Changing Landscape 2015 is the Year of... Read More



Introducing: The Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health

Tue. Jun. 14, 2016 12:00 AM
Dr. Chander Gupta and Dr. Daya Gupta, one of Manitoba’s top medical families, have made a substantial donation to The University of... Read More



Kinesiology Student Association 2013 Pedometer Challenge Raises over $1K for United Way!

Fri. Nov. 22, 2013 12:00 AM
The Kinesiology Students’ Association (KSA), led by Andrew Clark, raised $1324.18 during a three day pedometer challenge. From November... Read More


Experiential Learning Fund Recipients Announced

Fri. Mar. 1, 2013 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Associate Dean Glen Bergeron (also on this project Valerie Pelleckand Rob Pryce); and Professor Nathan Hall who are among the... Read More


Open House 2013 Slideshow

Fri. Mar. 1, 2013 12:00 AM
A look at the University of Winnipeg's newest faculty, The Faculty of Kinesiology! Read More


Athletic Therapy Students “Hurry Hard” for a Cause!

Sat. Jan. 26, 2013 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy Students Association (aka WATSA) put on a costume curling event at the Rossmere Curling Club on... Read More



Kinesiology Students STEP UP for United Way of Winnipeg

Thu. Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 AM
The Kinesiology Students Association organized a Pedometer challenge to promote the value of physical activity in our day-to-day lives and to raise... Read More


“Concussed!” Book Launch and Press Conference

Thu. Oct. 4, 2012 12:00 AM
The book Concussed! Sports-related Head Injuries: Prevention, Coping and Real Stories is a look at the world of concussions... Read More