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Centre for Engineering InnovationThe University of Windsor will celebrate the official grand opening of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation on Friday, May 31.

Event to officially open Centre for Engineering Innovation

The University of Windsor will celebrate the official grand opening of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation on Friday, May 31.

Lance alumni look through bound copies of the student newspaper“Hey, remember this!?” Alumni Desmond McGrath (BA 1984), Mike Lyster (BA 1986), Dan Murphy (BA 1985) and John May (BA 1988) flip through old copies of the Lance student newspaper during a 2010 visit to their alma mater.

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Concert promises something for everyone

Music professor emeritus David Palmer presents a program that promises “Something for Everyone” when he takes to the organ at All Saints’ Anglican Church for a performance Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m.

“My selections will feature composers whose anniversaries fall in 2013, a brilliant Canadian composer and then composers who see treat the organ with humour and whimsy,” says Palmer.

Magazine profiles music therapy instructor

“As soon as people experience music therapy, they become believers,” says Amy Clements-Cortes.

The UWindsor professor is profiled in Class Action, a column devoted to careers and education in the Toronto weekly, Now magazine.

Senior music therapist practice adviser at the Baycrest health sciences centre, she says it is frustrating to have to reiterate that the profession is more than entertainment.

“We have clinical aims and objectives,” says Dr. Clements-Cortes. “It’s a frequently prescribed complementary therapy.”

Lancer grads to grace Canadian athletics roster

Two UWindsor alumnae are among the 56 athletes who will represent Canada on the track at the 2013 Summer Universiade, July 7 to12 in Kazan, Russia.

Melissa Bishop (BHK 2010, B.Ed 2011) and Noelle Montcalm (BScN 2012) will suit up in the red and white; Bishop will run the 800-metre event, while Montcalm will compete in the 400-metre hurdles.

Papal politics subject of public presentation

For more than 25 years, John Thavis held one of the most interesting jobs in journalism: reporting on the inner workings of the Vatican as the head of the Rome Bureau of Catholic News Service.

His daily exposure to the power, politics, and personalities in the seat of Roman Catholicism gave him a unique, behind-the-scenes perspective on an institution that is far less monolithic and unified than it appears to outsiders.

Nursing professor receives "jewel" of faculty research awards

A nursing professor who focuses her attention on improving heart health was recently presented with “the jewel” of awards that recognize top researchers in her faculty.

Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, the faculty’s acting associate dean was given the Faculty of Nursing 2013 Research Excellence Award at an event held May 16 in the McPherson Lounge at Alumni Hall.

Dual lives result in better well-being for Arab youth: visiting lecturer

Children who immigrate to Canada may lead dual lives in order to fit in with their peers while maintaining the cultural traditions of their families, according to a visiting psychology researcher who will deliver a lecture here next week.

“The research shows that it’s possible to have double identities, and in fact, those who do, usually have better psychological well-being,” said John Berry, professor emeritus at Queen’s University.

Business student recognized for youth leadership

Kristy McLean says she was “very honoured” to receive a Youth Leadership Award from Windsor’s mayor during a riverfront celebration of the 121st anniversary of the city’s founding, May 20.

“I am very appreciative to be recognized for contributing to the quality of life and standard of living of our community,” says McLean, just finished her third year of studies at the Odette School of Business and just beginning a term as president of its Enactus chapter.