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UWindsor President Alan Wildeman accepts the Heritage Award from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens during the Celebrating 2017 Mayor's Award on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.UWindsor President Alan Wildeman accepts the Heritage Award from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens during the Celebrating 2017 Mayor's Award on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.

Mayor toasts UWindsor for preserving city's history

The University of Windsor was honoured by the Mayor of Windsor this week for its work in preserving historic buildings in the city’s downtown core.

President Alan Wildeman accepted the Celebrating 2017 Mayor’s Award Tuesday in honour of the city’s 125th anniversary.

"It was very nice to have the University of Windsor be recognized by the city for the efforts to preserve and reimagine historic locations," Dr. Wildeman said.

Josh Palmer, participant in Fit Together, performs a barbell push press at the Forge on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Fit Together is an exercise program for adults with autism spectrum disorder and an intellectual disability operated by UWindsor's Adapted PhyJosh Palmer, participant in Fit Together, performs a barbell push press at the Forge on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Fit Together is an exercise program for adults with autism spectrum disorder and an intellectual disability operated by UWindsor's Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) Research Group in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Living Essex County.

Community partnership expands exercise program for adults with disabilities

UWindsor’s Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) Research Group in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Living Essex County kicked off the continuation of their exercise program on Wednesday.

The program, titled Fit Together, takes participants with autism spectrum disorder and an intellectual disability and trains them in two, 90-minute exercise sessions a week for 12 weeks.

UWindsor writer-in-residence Donato Mancini will be reciting poems he has written during his time on campus at a year-end reading and celebration on Monday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.UWindsor writer-in-residence Donato Mancini will be reciting poems he has written during his time on campus at a year-end reading and celebration on Monday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.

Writer-in-residence reflects on time at UWindsor

Donato Mancini’s time at the University of Windsor provided him with something many writers yearn for — the opportunity to focus exclusively on his craft.

“That’s what everybody craves and wishes for,” the writer-in-residence said. “It’s why people take themselves off the grid and unplug for weeks at a time.

“The amount of progress you can make in a few really focused weeks is so much more than a whole year of working in fits and starts and in time off.”

M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

M.Eng students share co-op experience

A co-op placement provided more than practical work experience for Bhavesh Lakhankiya.

Not only did the master of engineering student gain invaluable experience working at Diageo Canada Inc. in Amherstburg, Ont., but Lakhankiya also said he learned something that can’t be taught in the classroom.

“As an international student, this was my first opportunity to work within the Canadian work culture,” Lakhankiya said, who grew up in India.

Julia Borsatto, UWindsor clinical neuropsychology graduate student, and Laura Pineault (B.Sc. 2016) are associate directors of Aphasia Friendly Canada.Julia Borsatto, UWindsor clinical neuropsychology graduate student, and Laura Pineault (B.Sc. 2016) are associate directors of Aphasia Friendly Canada.

Researchers work with businesses, community to support people with aphasia

There are few things more dispiriting than losing the ability to communicate. And yet, every year, thousands of people across Canada awake to a new reality filled with elusive words and illegible text.

It’s this growing population that a team from the University of Windsor has set out to provide with a new voice and a new lease on life.

tweed jacket and bowtieIt’s not all tweed anymore: come hear a panel discussing careers in academe November 17 in the Welcome Centre.

Panel to discuss careers in academe

A panel of successful academics will discuss careers in higher education November 17 in the Welcome Centre.

professional holding clipboardA workshop November 16 will give grad students resources to help them with their academic and professional communication skills.

Session to offer graduate students communication skills

A workshop November 16 will give grad students resources to help them with their academic and professional communication skills.