Fourth-year undergraduate Emma Blanchette and PhD student Aaron Bondy received scholarships from the physics department.
Doctoral student Aaron Bondy won plaudits for best student oral presentation at the Canadian Association of Physicists annual congress.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday officially opened the new Canterbury College residence on Patricia Rd.
Canterbury College is beginning construction of a student residence on Patricia Street south of Riverside Drive.
Kits distributed to residents of Canterbury College during its communal dinner Wednesday offered small items to help them get through the pending stresses of exams. Friends of Canterbury College, largely drawn from the local Anglican congregation, placed paper bags on a table filled with study supplies and convenience foods.
“They wanted to do something special for us,” says Sabrina Gismondi, who heads the college’s student council. “Administration knows we are going into a stressful time.”
UWindsor professor Gordon Drake will receive an award for service from the Canadian Association of Physicists.
Going back to the days of Sir Isaac Newton, there have always been certain problems of physics and mathematics that seem all-but unsolvable.
Many of those persist today, and the list is a lengthy one. What is dark matter made of? What causes a supernova to explode? Is there a grand unification theory, or a ‘theory of everything,’ which explains all fundamental physical constants?
Registration has already opened for what promises to be the biggest semester yet for the Canterbury ElderCollege, says coordinator Catherine Fettes.
“A community of individuals 55 years and better with a zest for learning and exploring life, we provide affordable classes and day trips designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests,” she says.