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Bob RaeBob Rae will deliver a keynote address at 11 a.m. today in Ambassador Auditorium.

Bob Rae to address Windsor Law conference

A former premier of Ontario and interim leader of the federal Liberal party will be on campus today to deliver a keynote address at a conference being sponsored by Windsor Law.

Bob Rae will deliver a lecture for the law faculty’s 2013 career conference The Law and Beyond: Justice at Work. His address will be at 11 a.m. in Ambassador Auditorium.

Kassem Bazzi, Matthew Vong, Tyler DoyleFrom left, students Kassem Bazzi, Matthew Vong and Tyler Doyle prepare to launch their trebuchet on Friday.

Trebuchet project puts student skills to the test

Engineering students were busy launching rubber balls through the industrial courtyard at the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation on Friday.

The students were taking part in an assignment for their course in dynamics, which required them to construct a trebuchet – similar to a catapult that uses counterweights to launch its projectile – out of nothing more than wood, string and pop cans.

Lisa StompLisa Stomp stands in the field house at the St. Denis Centre, where about 150 area high school students will participate in the Girls in Motion initiative today.

Physical activity helped breast cancer survivor cope with disease

If it weren’t for the fact that Lisa Stomp was a physically active young lady, she might not have withstood a lumpectomy, a partial mastectomy, eight rounds of chemotherapy and 28 doses of radiation therapy.

“If I wasn’t physically active going into treatment, it might have been a different outcome,” the breast cancer survivor and fourth-year human kinetics student said yesterday. “If I wasn’t aware of my own body and what it was telling me, I wouldn’t have known that I was sick.”

Oliver LoveOliver Love was named Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology during an announcement in Calgary yesterday.

Biologist appointed to Canada Research Chair position

An important new appointment for a biology researcher will help him connect with colleagues from around campus and around the world to tackle some of the most pressing environmental problems in the Great Lakes and the Canadian Arctic.

Oliver Love, an assistant professor in Biological Sciences was named a Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology yesterday. The position brings $500,000 in research funding to the university over the next five years.

Bal GosalMinister of Sport Bal Gosal, right, speaks to reporters after delivering a lecture to a first-year sport and ethics class.

Students need mandatory activity from JK to Grade 12, sport minister believes

The federal Minister of Sport believes the rest of Canada should follow Manitoba’s lead and implement mandatory physical education and activity for school children from the day they begin junior kindergarten until they graduate from high school.

Justin Mychek-LonderJustin Mychek-Londer is shown here on the banks of the Detroit River. He's one of nine graduate students who received scholarships from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Protecting water resources aim of Trillium scholarship winner

Armed with a new scholarship, a graduate student in the university’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research is trying to make the world a better place by protecting our water from invasive species.

New grants encourage more undergraduate research

Undergraduates at the University of Windsor will have even more opportunities to participate in research now that a new grant program designed to help faculty members encourage their involvement has been established.

The Vice-Provost of Teaching and Learning, the Office of Research Services, and the Centre for Teaching and Learning have teamed up to establish new Undergraduate Research Experience Grants.

Bill AndersonBill Anderson will join researchers from four other universities at an event in London to discuss some of the world's most pressing issues.

Connectivity matters now, border researcher says

Connectivity – that’s what matters now, according to Bill Anderson.

“Interconnectedness is the way the world is now,” says Dr. Anderson, chair of the university’s Cross Border Institute. “You don’t have the choice to opt out. Success depends on interconnections, and that goes for individuals, communities and corporations.”