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Shelby ArmstrongFirst-year general sciences student Shelby Armstrong hits the books in the Leddy Library, one of the few campus amenities that will open on Good Friday.

University offices to close for Good Friday holiday

Most University of Windsor services will close Friday, March 30, in observance of the statutory holiday Good Friday.

UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk will be interviewed on the Cats Roundtable radio show on Sunday, April 1.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk will be interviewed on the Cats Roundtable radio show on Sunday, April 1.

Professor to be featured on east coast radio show

UWindsor’s resident Greenland shark expert will be making waves on the east coast this weekend.

Aaron Fisk, professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, will be a guest on the CatsRoundtable radio program airing this Sunday between 8:30 and 10 a.m.

Hosted by American businessman John Catsimatidis, the show is broadcasted weekly in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo.

Ian Thomas, biological sciences master's student, accepts his award from University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, during the Three Minute Thesis competition on Monday, March 26, 2018.Ian Thomas, biological sciences master's student, accepts his award from University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, during the Three Minute Thesis competition on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Biological sciences student soars in 3M Thesis Competition

The winner of this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Windsor is examining how the chirping of the Savannah Sparrow may help researchers to better understand the development of human language.

Biological sciences master’s student Ian Thomas took home the $1,000 top prize and the chance to represent the University of Windsor at the Ontario 3MT competition final at York University on April 19, 2018.

University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman says SMART Windsor Essex could "further define the nationally recognized strengths of Windsor and Essex County."University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman says SMART Windsor Essex could "further define the nationally recognized strengths of Windsor and Essex County."

UWindsor joins community partners in Smart Cities Challenge

Windsor and Essex County have accepted the Smart Cities Challenge.

Stakeholders in the initiative gathered for a formal announcement at the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre to launch the SMART Windsor Essex — Smart Cities Challenge, which tasks municipalities to think creatively in achieving meaningful outcomes for residents using innovation, data and connected technology.

The winner of the challenge can receive up to $50-million from Infrastructure Canada to implement their ideas.

University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, Marilyn Racotivis, Helena Ventrella and Drew Dilkens cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the School of Creative Arts' Freedom Way Building on March 22, 2018.University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, Marilyn Racotivis, Helena Ventrella and Drew Dilkens cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the School of Creative Arts' Freedom Way Building on March 22, 2018.

School of Creative Arts 'one of the most exciting creative spaces in Canada'

UWindsor president Alan Wildeman was joined by faculty, staff, students, and University supporters today as he cut the ribbons on the new School of Creative Arts (SoCA) buildings, located on downtown Windsor’s Freedom Way.

The president also announced that the Armouries main lobby will be named Veterans Hall to honour the building's military heritage.

UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.

Research community celebrates launch of Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network

Researchers will monitor the Great Lakes with a network of real-time sensors, autonomous sub-surface vehicles, and independent instruments.

UWindsor's Joel Gagnon, associate professor and department head of Earth and Environmental Sciences, examines a sample of well water taken from a residence in Chatham-Kent.UWindsor's Joel Gagnon, associate professor and department head of Earth and Environmental Sciences, examines a sample of well water taken from a residence in Chatham-Kent.

UWindsor prof brings analytical eye to Chatham-Kent well water issue

A teaching opportunity that mirrors the conditions and pressures of the real world doesn’t come along every day.

So when the University of Windsor’s Joel Gagnon was approached to analyze well water at the centre of a contentious debate in Chatham-Kent, he knew he had to get involved.

“This is the exact opportunity we want for students in our field school,” said Dr. Gagnon, department head in Earth and Environmental Sciences. “It gives us real word problems where they can create data that may have real value to decision makers.”

Dr. Chris Abeare, associate professor at the University of Windsor, is warning that invalid concussion baseline testing could see athletes returning to gameplay before they are fully recovered.Dr. Chris Abeare, associate professor at the University of Windsor, is warning that invalid concussion baseline testing could see athletes returning to gameplay before they are fully recovered.

Troubled testing: UWindsor prof warns concussion testing for young athletes may be flawed

Many young athletes who have suffered a concussion may be at risk of returning to play too early because of invalid baseline testing, warns a University of Windsor professor.

Psychology associate professor Chris Abeare recently completed a study of 7,897 athletes between 10 and 21-years-old and found that 55.7 per cent failed at least one of four validity measures, suggesting that their baseline test scores are lower than their actual cognitive ability.