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Giving Tuesday effort to benefit library research space for students

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:02

A new student workspace in the Leddy Library is the focus of the University of Windsor’s fundraising efforts on Giving Tuesday, November 28.

Tickets on sale now for faculty-staff holiday gathering

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:11

Catering Services invites all UWindsor faculty and staff to its annual holiday luncheon on December 6.

Weekend home games to kick off Lancer clothing drive

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:09

The athletics department will collect donations of children’s coats, hats, and mittens during Lancer home games over the next week.

Smart parking solution claims top prize in student startup competition

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:07

A startup that automates paying for parking claimed the $10,000 grand prize in the EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition.

UWindsor prof to address cultural commercial association

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:05

UWindsor professor Bill Anderson is one of the featured speakers during a dinner November 24 celebrating local Polish culture.

Professors emeritus translate Sartre's It Is Right to Rebel

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:46

The notions and ideas that poured out of conversations with a renowned French philosopher are just as poignant today as they were in 1972. And for the first time, those words transcribed by Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, and Pierre Victor in It Is Right to Rebel have been translated into English, thanks to two retired University of Windsor professors.

Wind ensemble program to reflect on year of change

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:15

Director Nicholas Papador will take up his marimba mallets during the University Wind Ensemble’s fall concert Friday.

Bookstore patrons to scratch an itch for savings

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:13

The Campus Bookstore offers UWindsor employees scratch-and-save discounts on purchases Thursday, November 23.

December workshops offer opportunities for professional development

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:09

Looking to get more done in a day? The Office of Employee Engagement and Development presents several workshops in December that can help.

Sessions in its professional development series include:

Competition sees students coast to victory while honing design skills

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:44

More than 50 students took part in a gravity car competition Friday in the Centre for Engineering Innovation.

Day to provide stress relief to HK students

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:42

HK Wellness Day will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the atrium of the Human Kinetics Building.

Free trade negotiations subject of town hall meeting

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:41

A town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon will seek opinions on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Recruitment tour targets local international students

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:38

More than 40 international students attending local high schools toured the UWindsor campus Friday.

Session to train users in UWindsor website management system

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:36

A class December 5 offers free training to UWindsor staff and faculty who maintain official University websites.

New choice for meal plan diners

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:34

Patrons may now use the UwinCARD to settle their bills at Mare Nostrum.

Philosopher takes up mantle as dean of arts, humanities, and social sciences

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:32

Marcello Guarini began a term as dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences effective November 1.

Reception to celebrate retirement of Cathy Wilbur

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:46

Information Technology Services will host an open house reception celebrating the retirement of application programmer Cathy Wilbur after more than 37 years of service to the University of Windsor on Wednesday, November 22.

Over the course of her career, she primarily supported finance systems and also served on the team which designed the current Student Information System.

Wednesday’s drop-in will run 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room 205, University Computer Centre, and is open to all her friends and colleagues.

M.Eng students share co-op experience

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:31

A co-op placement provided more than practical work experience for Bhavesh Lakhankiya.

Not only did the master of engineering student gain invaluable experience working at Diageo Canada Inc. in Amherstburg, Ont., but Lakhankiya also said he learned something that can’t be taught in the classroom.

“As an international student, this was my first opportunity to work within the Canadian work culture,” Lakhankiya said, who grew up in India.

UWindsor lecturer to sign copies of award-winning book at Campus Bookstore

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:30

Renu Sharma-Persaud will sign copies of her book The Mastery of You at the Campus Bookstore on November 22. The book recently won a silver medal in the Readers' Favorite awards.

University Players to stage hilarious whodunit

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:11

University Players presents a comic adaptation of the 39 Steps, November 24 to December 3 at the Essex Hall Theatre.