Dave Cooke

Dave Cooke, Janet Graybiel, Alan Wildeman, Drew DilkensFormer Board of Governors chair Dave Cooke, Windsor Star scion Janet Graybiel, UWindsor president Alan Wildeman and Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens cut a ribbon to signify the official opening of the first of the University’s downtown campus buildings.

Ceremony marks official opening of downtown campus building

A ceremony Monday marked the official opening of the School of Social Work and Centre for Executive and Professional Education.

Faculty, staff and board members among Diamond Jubilee honourees

A significant number of University of Windsor staffers, faculty members and both past and present members of the board have been awarded for their contributions to country in conjunction with the sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne.

The following people have received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal:

Biologists hope nesting boxes attract swallows to research centre

If you build it, they will come.

That’s the hope of a team from the Department of Biological Sciences who installed 51 nest boxes at the University’s Pelee Environmental Research Centre on Saturday, August 27, to attract tree swallows, a blue-and-white species of songbird that breeds in the area.

“Tree swallows are an important part of our local bird community and they are excellent study animals,” said biology professor Dan Mennill, an ornithologist who helped to organize the project.