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Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

Communications technology helps immigrants adapt to Canada, recent grad finds

There’s often an expectation that when people move here from another nation they should immerse themselves in Canadian culture, but maintaining a close connection to their home country makes them better immigrants, according to a recent PhD graduate.

And modern communications technology is enabling that connection, says Frances Cachon who recently defended her thesis in Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology and is working as a sessional instructor there.

Very merry awards celebrate service and teaching in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Jennifer Rocheleau, secretary to then history department, made a most deserving recipient of an award recognizing staff service in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, professor Miriam Wright told attendees at the faculty’s end-of-year celebration, Wednesday in Vanier Hall.

Windsor band juggling life and school during busiest year to date

After releasing a debut EP, producing its first music video and playing several opening gigs for bigger Canadian acts, Windsor-based alternative rock band Pulp City Inn has had its busiest year yet.

Band members—lead singer Justin Zuccato, guitar player Darryl Festa, bass player Brandon Zuccato and drummer Brandon Lefrancois—have been struggling to juggle their academic and musical careers.

New study targets high-risk occupations for breast cancer

Women employed in such sectors as automotive plastics and food canning where there are potentially high exposures to carcinogens and endocrine disruptors have an elevated risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study published today.

Contest winner scores theatre tickets with hollow victory

Sociology student Michelle Gajewski won Monday’s DailyNews trivia contest and earned two tickets to see the University Players production of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Hollow at Essex Hall Theatre.

Gajewski’s name was drawn from all entrants who correctly identified Washington Irving as the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Godric’s Hollow as the Potter family village, and Jessica Verday as the author of the Hollow trilogy.

Sexual health youth forum this weekend

African, Caribbean and Black youth (ACBY) from Windsor and Essex County are being invited to take part in a research project that aims to establish a profile of the experiences that make them vulnerable to negative sexual health outcomes and develop a strategy to address them.