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Faculty and staff qualify for family discount for football home opener

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:55

UWindsor employees can receive a family discount for tickets to the Lancer football home opener, Aug. 25 on Alumni Field.

Partnership to extend learning in entrepreneurship

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:54

Students in the Ways of Doing course can earn credit for completing the EPIC Discovery Program.

Catering menu to accommodate orientation week luncheons

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:53

Platters of deli sandwiches highlight the Welcome Week lunch menu from Catering Services.

Summer founders deliver closing pitches

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:50

St. Clair College graphic design student Jesse Thompson won top honours in the 2019 RBC EPIC Founders Program.

Research aims to reduce collision risks in partially automated vehicles

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 00:56

Most cars have cruise control, automatically slow down if you get too close to the vehicle in front of you, or alert you if you are drifting out of your lane.

But do such automations make drivers less attentive, increasing the risk of collisions?

Applications open for prestigious visiting fellowship program

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 00:14

UWindsor faculty with a penchant for travel have the opportunity to take their research around the world thanks to an international fellowship program from a top-ranked university in the United Kingdom.

Lancer shield graces hooded jersey

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 00:11

New sweatshirts from the Campus Bookstore boast a Lancer shield on the chest.

New Windsor Law professor to receive IP clinic funding

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:43

Last week, it was announced that Windsor Law Professor Wissam Aoun will receive government funding through the Intellectual Property Legal Program to expand the University of Windsor Faculty of Law’s intellectual property law clinic. 

Visiting scholar contributes to Great Lakes revival study

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:43

What do the Detroit River, Toronto Harbour and New York’s Buffalo River all have in common?

These waterways were once among the 10 most polluted in the Great Lakes. Now they boast magnificent waterfronts and restored habitat for fish and wildlife. They are the pride of their communities, drawing residents and tourists alike.

Workshop to teach participants on disclosures of sexual violence

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:20

Registration is now open for a workshop on how to respond to disclosures of sexual violence.

Facilitated by Bounce Back Program facilitator Caiti Casey and acting Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention Officer Anne Rudzinski, the workshop runs Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and provides an overview of trauma and responses.

Rudzinski said participants will gain an overview of empathetic responding, concrete responding skills, and resources for survivors of sexual violence.

Report details community impact of United Way

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:07

The United Way’s Impact Report details how its programs are benefiting people across Windsor and Essex County.

Evening event to orient mature and part-time students

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:06

An event on the evening of Aug. 15 offers orientation programming optimized for mature, transfer, or part-time students.

New UWinsite Finance Training Sessions

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:35

UWinsite Finance is offering new training sessions for anyone seeking extra guidance with expense reimbursement, posting journal entries or ordering goods and services.  

Join the Finance experts as they go through everything you need to know and get the opportunity to ask any questions you may have in person.

Goodbye Lynda, Hello LinkedIn Learning

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:29

On Monday, Aug. 5 2019, Lynda.com upgraded to LinkedIn Learning.

LinkedIn Learning, which acquired Lynda.com, has the same great content but  provides an even more personalized experience. And, it’s still free to all faculty, staff and students.

Now that the upgrade is complete, you will no longer be able to access Lynda.com — instead you will be redirected to LinkedIn Learning. Don’t worry, all your learning activity and history from Lynda.com was seamlessly transferred to LinkedIn Learning.

Flip-top mug suited for desk or car

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:09

This UWindsor travel mug is insulated to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold.

Preserving Queer Life in Southwestern Ontario: UWindsor digital archive project shared with international audience

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:54

As parades and celebrations took place around the world in June to celebrate Pride Month, Information Services Librarian Scott Cowan used his platform to highlight the importance of queer stewardship in Windsor-Essex to an international audience at the 2019 ALMS conference hosted in Berlin, Germany.

Over 400 participants from over 40 countries gathered to discuss the collection and preservation of materials of all types from LGBTQ2+ communities.

UWindsor researchers test the waters for harmful algae bloom

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:45

Scientists from UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research fanned out across western Lake Erie Wednesday as part of a binational project to assess the danger posed by this summer’s algal bloom.

Saturday session to conclude summer orientation

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:30

Aug. 10 marks the last session of Head Start orientation for summer 2019.

New programs offering student work opportunities in Canada or India

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:20

New opportunities for UWindsor students with concentrations in social sciences and humanities, arts, commerce and management, and STEM are being accepted for grants, fellowships, and programs by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute.

The institute operates in two directions:

Book explores Windsor German immigrant experience

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:10

A new book by a member of the UWindsor Board of Governors explores the role of faith communities in integrating immigrants.