As 2022 comes to a close, we have an opportunity to look back and celebrate the many good news stories and accomplishments The University of Winnipeg community shared this year.
All of our stories in one handy place.
The University of Winnipeg will be closed for the holiday break from Friday, December 23 to Monday, January 2. The University will reopen on Tuesday, January 3. We wish all faculty, staff, students, and members of our community a joyful and peaceful holiday season.
When the holiday season arrives, Diversity supports a variety of local organizations. In addition to catering Wii Chiiwaakanak’s annual Holiday Dinner on campus, it also makes large seasonal donations to food banks across Winnipeg. Diversity also has also been assisting Agape Table’s Easter, Thanksgiving, and holiday dinners for a decade.
Jessica Boucher-Cowie, Daniel Nychuk, and Amber Balan are half of the six recipients of the $3,000 National Indigenous Economic Education Foundation Scholarship, which is awarded annually by the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers.
Cameron Adams was in Ottawa in November for the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award (TFHA) Program and its partnership with the Government of Canada.
The University of Winnipeg community mourns the loss of The Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, who passed away at the age of 71 on Monday, December 12.
Dr. Ed Cloutis and his team of students have partnered with Mission Control Space Services in the development and deployment of a terrain classifier, MoonNet, which has launched to the moon with the ispace HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lander.
TerraByte, a UWinnipeg research team led by Dr. Christopher Bidinosti, Department of Physics, and Dr. Christopher Henry, Department of Applied Computer Science, received more than $500,000 in funding support.
Dr. Rurprai was awarded in recognition of her work to advance the art of writing.
Dr. Sara Murphy, Assistant Professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Business and Administration, and co-applicant Lisa Keeping, Vice Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, received a $60,747 Insight Development Grant for their project 'Cross-Cultural Differences in Stories Within Behavioural Interviews.'