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New platforms to support communication and service experiences

11 hours 48 min ago

UWinsite Engage and UWinsite Service are designed to support communication and service experiences for constituents.

Summer series on teaching and learning to feature student and faculty voices

11 hours 51 min ago

The Summer Series on Teaching Learning runs August 14 to 16.

Construction to close Sandwich traffic circle through start of classes

11 hours 53 min ago

Construction around the roundabout at the intersection of Sandwich Street and University Avenue will close it to traffic through September 7.

Film documents history of Assumption parish

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:32

A documentary film exploring the history of Assumption Church will premiere Tuesday, August 14.

Workshop to introduce international students to entrepreneurship

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:31

A Canadian immigration lawyer will lead the free workshop “Entrepreneurship for International Students” on Thursday, August 16.

Sweatshirt sends message to get active

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:30

A stadium fleece hoodie combines a Lancer shield and Nike swoosh to send the message: “Just do it.”

Payroll office to close Tuesday and Wednesday mornings

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 00:29

Starting next week, the UWindsor payroll office will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jersey raffle to support football fan memorial scholarship

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:48

Tight end Luke Willson autographed a Detroit Lions jersey for a raffle to benefit the Shawn Yates Memorial Scholarship.

Workshops promise professional development for graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:46

GATAcademy offers a full day of teaching and learning workshops designed especially for graduate assistants (GAs) and teaching assistants (TAs).

Student honoured to join national order

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:44

Business and law student Tara Chan was invested into the Order of St. John during a ceremony June 23 in the Senate chamber in Ottawa.

Assistant comes off bench to coach women’s basketball squad

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:42

Emma Duinker will step in as acting head coach of Lancer women’s basketball for the 2018-19 season, while Chantal Vallée takes a sabbatical leave.

Fast-talking faculty share research during orientation event

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:15

About 50 fast-talking new faculty members had the opportunity to share their research projects and interests on Wednesday.

The event, part of the 2018 New Faculty Orientation, was hosted at the Freed Orman Commons and allowed the new faculty members to discuss their research in one-minute “elevator pitches.”

It's the second year new faculty have had the opportunity to share their research in this forum.

Many commented after the event that it provided a great opportunity to learn about other areas of research and paved the way for future collaborations.

Civil engineering students get sneak peak at historic renovation

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:15

UWindsor students got a first-hand look last week at the challenges engineers face when working on heritage projects.

Visual Arts and the Built Environment professor Jason Grossi and sessional instructor William Tape led 48 fourth-year civil and environmental engineering students through the site of the future Windsor Public Library branch in historic Sandwich last Friday.

Grossi said the new library holds many lessons for students.

Federal health minister hosts roundtable discussion at UWindsor

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:09

Canada’s Minister of Health was on campus Wednesday to lead a roundtable discussion on the impact substance use and addiction has on the region.

The Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor spent the afternoon at the University of Windsor’s Windsor Hall for the roundtable that included 18 participants comprising local first responders, health care providers and community partners.

President Douglas Kneale said the discussion was productive and provided constructive insight into the opioid epidemic and its wide-ranging consequences.

Campus community mourns death of retired library clerk Bonita Pye

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:02

Campus flags will be lowered Thursday, August 9, in memory of staff retiree Bonita Pye, who died August 5.

University mourns death of retired professor Ching Lai Sheng

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:43

Campus flags will be lowered Wednesday, August 8, in memory of retired computer science professor Ching Lai Sheng, who died June 23.

Provost announces restructuring of admin for CEPE course-based graduate programs

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:48

Following an external review of the University’s practices around recruitment and enrolment in CEPE course-based graduate degree programs, and in line with the Strategic Enrolment Management plan, Acting Provost Jeff Berryman announced Friday that the University has put a new structure in place to support and facilitate these essential programs.

Professor Berryman said that under the new plan, academic and financial responsibility, including student success and orientation, will return to the academic departments and faculties that house these programs. 

New agreement gives MoM students better access to certification

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:46

Supply Chain Management Association Ontario and the University of Windsor have reached an agreement to provide graduates of the Master of Management, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Program with an opportunity to pursue a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation at an accelerated pace and a discounted rate.

Students who graduate with a cumulative grade point average of 70 percent or above will be exempt from five SCMP study components – saving valuable time, and approximately $4,700.

University seeks campus participation in civic street festival

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:45

The University invites campus groups and individuals to participate in its activity hub during Open Streets Windsor on Sunday, September 23.

Survey taking pulse of community

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:43

How is Windsor-Essex doing as a community in which to live, work, play, and grow? A survey of residents aims to find out.