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Duncan Lam discusses the EPICentre Makers Base with an open house visitor on March 8, 2018.Duncan Lam discusses the EPICentre Makers Base with an open house visitor on March 8, 2018.

EPICentre’s Makers' Base officially open for tinkering

UWindsor students, recent alumni, and staff are now welcome to get a free membership to the EPICentre Makers' Base.

Research Associate Duncan Lam is busily recruiting members for the new program and gleams with excitement now that the doors and the possibilities of a tinkering network are open for business. EPIC Makers' Base is located in the EPIC Industrial Hub (Centre for Engineering Innovation Room 1133) and is a place for people from all academic and technical backgrounds to undertake experiential learning through hands-on activities.

University of Windsor professors Phillip Karpowicz and Christina Semeniuk received the Early Researcher Awards from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.University of Windsor professors Phillip Karpowicz and Christina Semeniuk received the Early Researcher Awards from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

Science professors honoured with Early Researcher Awards

Two University of Windsor professors are among this year's recipients of the Early Researcher Awards, a provincial program that helps institutions build research teams.

Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz and Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research professor Christina Semeniuk were both awarded $150,000 over five years from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

UWindsor students Monica Sokolowski and Stephanie Milling examine the architectural renderings for the Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre during the open house on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.UWindsor students Monica Sokolowski and Stephanie Milling examine the architectural renderings for the Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre during the open house on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.

Lancer sport centre will bridge University and Windsor communities

The future Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre will provide a cutting-edge facility that brings together University of Windsor students, academics, and the community.

"The Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre (LSRC) will completely transform the student experience at the University of Windsor," said Michael Khan, dean of the Faculty of Human Kinetics. "The facility will allow the Lancer family to be immersed in community groups, students will have more opportunities to be physically active and our researchers will be able to gain experiential learning thanks to the new LSRC."

Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.

UWindsor presented with heritage plaque for preservation of former Windsor Star site

The storied past of the former Windsor Star building will be accessible to future generations thanks to the University of Windsor.

City of Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens presented UWindsor president Alan Wildeman with a plaque that recognizes the heritage value of the Beaux-Arts style building at 167 Ferry Street.

Survey invites students to share personal experiences with sexual violence

University and college students across Ontario are being invited this week to participate in an online survey to gather information on their experiences, general attitudes, and beliefs related to personal safety and sexual violence.

The Student Voices on Sexual Assault survey is the first of its kind in Canada and builds on stand-alone sexual violence policies now in place at every university and college campus in Ontario.

Artwork by MFA candidate April MorrisA reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery. (Artwork by MFA candidate April Morris)

Exhibition traces 50 years of arts practice

A reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery.

Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (193Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939).

UWindsor history project earns Ontario Heritage Award

There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.

It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.

That road to the championship game was onerous.

The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.