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  • What We Make

    May 28th, 2015

     

    What We MakeWHAT WE MAKE is the first exhibition of visual art shown in Gallery 1C03 that has been produced by current faculty, staff, and students of The University of Winnipeg. An open call for submissions has resulted in an exhibition that features a rich sampling of more than 40 pieces of creative work by 17 makers from the University’s community. Gallery visitors will view media that includes painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, ceramics, glass, textiles, and video. Participating artists include Helen Lepp Friesen, Paul Friesen, T. Furmaniuk, Lisa Gabel, Lane Gibson, Kami Goertz, Bruce Hanks, Cathleen Hjalmarson, Glen Johnson, Randy Kroeker, Karen Malcolm, Eric Napier Strong, Davis Plett, Barbara Lynn Read, Laura Smith, Jillian Xenia Sunderland, and Marc Vachon.

    Opening Reception is today from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. See you there!

     

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  • LOCATION CHANGE: Now in Bulman Students' Centre next to UWSA Offices

    May 26th, 2015

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    We hope that UWinnipeg students and larger community give a warm welcome to our sister from Guatemala.

    Indigenous activist Ana Guadalupe Matzir Miculax will be in Winnipeg speaking about mining in her home country of Guatemala. Ana will be in Canada participating in the Truth and Reconciliation process in Ottawa, and is coming to Winnipeg to present at the UCC’s annual conference.

    While in Winnipeg, she will also be sharing her story of Guatemalan mining and human rights for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ Oral History Project. She is a student of legal and social sciences and works with CEIBA, the Association for Community Development and Promotion in Guatemala. Ana has been involved in issues related to Indigenous rights including the rights of women, youth and Indigenous land.

    She will speak alongside Jo Seenie, Gi-gaa-aki-kwe, Healing Earth Woman, Wolf Clan (Marten Clan) and Anishinabe Nation. She is a mother of two sons and two daughters. A member of the Warrior Alliance Movement. As a member of the Wolf Clan, she is a land and water defender.

    And, Rachel Warden, a Latin American Partnerships and Gender program coordinator for KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives.

    The event is sponsored by the UWSA, KAIROS, Amnesty International and Migrante Manitoba.

     

    Find the event on Facebook!

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  • We have an opportunity for you!

    May 21st, 2015

    We are currently hiring an LGBT* Centre Coordinator and a Womyn-Trans Spectrum Centre Coordinator.

    Please read the job descriptions for more information:
    LGBT* Centre Coordinator
    Womyn-Trans Spectrum Centre Coordinator

     

    Apply for one of these jobs here:
    http://theuwsa.ca/opportunities/job-application-form/

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  • Congrats Candace!

    May 20th, 2015

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    Congrats Candace! You’ve won two tickets to the I Heart UWinnipeg dinner this Thursday! We’ve emailed you with details on how you can pick them up from us.

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The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association democratically unites the students of the University of Winnipeg in order to advance student interests. Our efforts include promoting the exchange of ideas and information among students, and within the greater University community. In aid of this, we support and encourage the development of student groups and societies on campus. As well as promoting communication within the University, the UWSA advocates on behalf of students to administrative bodies.

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