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Open house shares vision for Freedom Way corridor

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:08

A pedestrian corridor and community space on Freedom Way is a massive opportunity for downtown Windsor, says the project’s architect.

Program provides certification in multidisciplinary mechatronics

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:06

The University of Windsor has launched a world-class industry certification in mechatronic systems.

Session to educate faculty and staff on changes to Ignite program

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:04

A session for UWindsor staff and faculty will provide information on changes to the Ignite work-study program.

Professor touts Windsor’s advantages for Toronto readers

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:03

UWindsor professor Vincent Georgie, a relative newcomer to Windsor, says he appreciates what the city has to offer.

Network maintenance to extend Blackboard downtime Tuesday, June 26

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:03

An update to campus firewalls will disable Blackboard for two hours in the early morning June 26.

Date change for shutdown of campus electrical service

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:02

Annual preventative maintenance will require an outage of electrical and steam services to campus on the weekend of July 6.

Reminder: reception to honour service of VP planning and administration

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:01

An open house reception from 2 to 3:30 p.m. today — Thursday, June 21 — in Assumption Hall’s Freed-Orman Commons will honour Sandra Aversa (BComm 1982) as she concludes her role as the University’s vice-president of planning and administration.

The campus community is invited to wish Aversa well as she transitions to a new role as special advisor, major capital projects, on July 1.

Campus mourns death of retired professor Chris Lakhan

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:14

Campus flags will be lowered Wednesday, June 20, in memory of retired geography professor Vishnudutt (Chris) Lakhan, who died June 12.

Researcher looks to body's natural rhythm for insight into cancer growth

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:48

Phillip Karpowicz's lab is studying the circadian rhythms of intestinal stem cells to see how they influence the growth of cancer cells.

Party to show international students how to celebrate Canada Day

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:44

Join international students in celebrating Canada Day a little early — Monday, June 25, in the International Student Centre.

Start-up company aims to tap potential in waste

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:43

Environmental studies major Dane Fader is the founder of GreenerBins Composting, which aims to convert food waste into natural fertilizer.

Luncheon reception recognizes employee donors

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:41

A luncheon Thursday celebrated the successes of the 2017-18 Annual Giving Program, which raised about $333,000 from current and retired employees.

Law student addresses millennial support for charities before Senate committee

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:36

Law student Kayla Smith told a Senate committee that young Canadians offer more than money to charities.

Library offers button making as stress-relieving measure

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:35

The Leddy Library invites students to release all their stress and worry into making a button — and then wear it with pride!

Kinesiology professor honoured for service to sport history

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:34

Kinesiology professor Vicky Paraschak received the North American Society for Sport History Service Award at its annual convention, May in Winnipeg.

Bookstore bundle throws a little shade on buyers

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:32

The Campus Bookstore is offering a bundle of a UWindsor ballcap and T-shirt for just $25.95.

Reception to bid farewell to Chuck Macdonald and Inga Sliskovic

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:31

An open house reception Friday, June 22, will give friends and colleagues a chance to bid farewell to Charles Macdonald and Inga Sliskovic as they prepare to leave Windsor for new opportunities in Ottawa.

Dr. Macdonald is a professor and head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Sliskovic is a research funding officer in Research and Innovation Services.

The reception promises light appetizers and a cash bar, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Mare Nostrum, the Mediterranean restaurant adjacent to the Education Building.

Community open house to showcase vision for downtown corridor

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:23

An open house Tuesday, June 19, will share the University of Windsor’s vision of a pedestrian corridor on Freedom Way.

Organizers invite proposals for Welcome Week involvement fair

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:21

Involvement Fair, September 4, gives campus organizations a chance to reach out to students interested in opportunities to engage.

Orientation program schooling incoming class on university life

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:20

The Head Start orientation program welcomed incoming students and their families on the weekend.