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Students tour local companies as part of annual Manufacturing Day

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:54

UWindsor students had the opportunity to participate in Manufacturing Day thanks to the Office of Experiential Learning.

On Oct. 4, Career Development and Experiential Learning organized a bus tour for 46 engineering students to tour manufacturing facilities and learn about their career options.

The annual event is coordinated locally by Workforce WindsorEssex.

Stephanie Dupley, career advisor in CDEL, said students were enthusiastic about their visits to Active Industrial Solutions and Valiant TMS.

Week-long showcase to spotlight tech industry

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:29

Tech Week YQG will provide unique perspectives from world-class speakers on what the future of tech holds.

Bookfest promises inspiration for readers

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:22

Reading Week may have slowed down use of the Armouries by students of the School of Creative Arts, but it will see plenty of traffic during Bookfest Windsor 2019.

The literary festival, now its 18th year, will run Oct. 17 to 22. It will feature readings, panel discussions, and workshops for adults and children.

“We have worked hard to plan a program that will inspire and intrigue all with various genres such as graphic storytelling, poetry, fiction, and non-fiction,” says planning committee chair Colleen Mitchell.

Campus mourns death of retiree Udo Sautter

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:08

Campus flags were lowered Thursday, Oct. 10, in memory of UWindsor retiree Udo Sautter, who died Sept. 25.

Campus closures to observe Thanksgiving holiday

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 00:30

UWindsor offices will close October 14 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Free session to train UWindsor employees in website management system

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 00:28

A free class for UWindsor employees will instruct them in the basics of the University’s website content management system.

Soft knit pullover right for cooler days

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 00:27

Now that autumnal weather appears to have arrived in earnest, the Campus Bookstore is promoting a ladies’ pullover that suits the season — the cuddle boxy crew.

Its ultra-soft knit fabric combines viscose, polyester, and elastane for a lightweight, soft feel and subtle stretch. It comes in a heather grey with the word “Windsor” and a couple of lances printed across the front.

General merchandise buyer Jackie Imeson says the garment combines comfort and style.

Grad making the most of opportunities

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 00:24

UWindsor grad Amanda Gatto looks back fondly on the experiential learning she enjoyed as an undergrad in Visual Arts and the Built Environment.

Non-animal biomedical lab a first for UWindsor

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 00:15

A new research lab dedicated to developing, validating, and promoting non-animal, human biology-based platforms in biomedical research, education, and chemical safety testing celebrated its grand opening Thursday at the University of Windsor.

Stock up for Thanksgiving at farmers market

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:47

Prepare for Thanksgiving at the campus farmers market Thursday, Oct. 10, in the student centre.

Special appointments committee issues call for applications

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:44

Apply by Nov. 15 for appointment as a Distinguished University Professor, Professor Emerita/Emeritus, or Honorary Professor.

Wellness program gives language learners mindfulness techniques

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:44

MindFlow is designed to provide ELIP students with mindfulness enhancing techniques applicable to any area of life.

University event to share the harvest this Thanksgiving

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:30

Students celebrating Thanksgiving on campus can enjoy a peer-run event featuring good food and good company.

Non-animal testing lab to celebrate grand opening

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:06

The Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) is celebrating its grand opening today.

The new research lab is dedicated to developing, validating, and promoting non-animal, human biology-based platforms in biomedical research, education, and chemical safety testing.

The Centre was founded with a $1 million donation in 2018 by the Eric S. Margolis Family Foundation. Eric Margolis was an internationally syndicated journalist, as well as former owner and chairman of Jamieson Laboratories.

Campus mourns death of retiree Maxine Holder-Franklin

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:34

Campus flags will be lowered Wednesday, Oct. 9, in memory of UWindsor retiree Maxine Holder-Franklin, who died Oct. 2.

New food outlet brings taste of China to campus

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:26

The newest concept in the Marketplace food court, Wok N Roll serves accessible Chinese dishes.

Web page lists opportunities for student leadership

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:24

The Leadership Opportunities page lists hundreds of volunteer and paid positions for students.

Academic data librarian looking forward to working with researchers

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:21

Berenica Vejvoda is the Leddy Library’s new academic data librarian.

Contest seeks answers to question: Why Humanities?

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:19

Contest offers cash for defending the value of the humanities.

Film’s reception extends annus mirabilis for professor

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:16

Film professor Nick Hector has been garnering accolades for his work as editor and co-producer of the documentary “Prey.”