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Kim and Rob NelsonKim and Rob Nelson will both receive awards at today's Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, which happens to fall on their 14th anniversary. Photo by Hagen Nelson.

Award winning researchers to be recognized on wedding anniversary

Today is an especially rewarding one for Kim and Rob Nelson.

Besides taking home a pair of awards at today’s annual Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, the two professors are celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary.

HK studentsDoug Koomson, Mike Sartor and Justin Staffiere are the three organizers of the HK Student Society Tri4Life event, which takes place March 30 at the St. Denis Centre.

HK students host 'mini' triathlon to help put kids in sports

Growing up in Ghana, Doug Koomson used to play soccer as much as he could. He got pretty good at it, and by the time he moved to Oakville, Ontario, his favourite sport became a great way to break down barriers that can make it difficult for new Canadians to integrate.

“When I came here, that’s how I made friends,” said Koomson, now a third-year kinesiology student. “Sports really give kids a chance to meet each other.”

curiosity shopStudent ambassadors and volunteers from Ottawa staff the Curiosity Shop when it was set up at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. The display will be at Devonshire Mall on March 19 and at the CAW Student Centre on March 20.

Researchers to provide answers to the curious

What are you curious about?

If there’s ever been a pressing question that’s kept you up at night, there are now tens of thousands of researchers at Ontario’s 21 universities who may be available to provide you with an answer.

The Curiosity Shop is a traveling pop-up venue that allows people across the province to ask questions ranging from “Why is the sky blue?” to “How do you make a light sabre?”

non-state actorsPrivate mercenaries and decentralized terrorist organizations simply didn't exist in the same kinds of numbers today as they did when the Geneva Convention protocols were established, according to the organizer of a conference examining how international humanitarian laws can be applied to them.

Applying humanitarian law to 'non-state actors' focus of conference

Trying to sort out how international humanitarian laws govern everyone from terrorists to private mercenaries seems far removed from everyday life in Windsor, but it really should concern everyone.

Olympic ringsDick Pound says that five Olympic rings have become an iconic image that nearly everyone in the world recognizes.

Former IOC VP Dick Pound to deliver two lectures here

For Olympic athletes who tested positive for banned substances at the Winter Olympics in Sochi last month, Dick Pound has a very simple message.