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Julie SandoJulie Sando types out On The Road for her exhibit called "Tapping Jack."

Visual artist reimagines Kerouac's "On The Road"

Beat generation writer Jack Kerouac often told the story about how after several years of mad travels across the United States, he wrote his classic novel On The Road in three weeks, typing continuously onto a 120-foot scroll of teletype paper that he cut to size and taped together.

Calin MurguThird-year history major Calin Murgu holds up a copy of the inaugural edition of The Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History.

New journal recognizes undergraduate history research

Calin Murgu figured it was about time all the great historical research being done by his undergraduate colleagues was given some more permanent recognition.

“A lot of it just gets written up in papers, handed in and read by professors, assigned a grade, and that’s it,” said Murgu, a fourth-year history major. “We just felt that there wasn’t enough attention placed on the works of undergraduates and that there are times when there is some really good research that’s happening.”

This handsome Storm Duds umbrella awaits the winner of today’s quiz.This handsome Storm Duds umbrella awaits the winner of today’s quiz.

Keep dry with quiz on campus climate

A folding umbrella is the prize for a quiz on Windsor weather.
Sandy AntalRetired Canadian Forces Major and historical researcher Sandy Antal will deliver a free public lecture Thursday about the Patriot attacks on Southwestern Ontario in the late 1830s.

Patriot attacks in Essex-Kent subject of historical lecture

Despite a massive level of discontent that existed in Essex-Kent in the late 1830s, people here were still not dissatisfied enough to side with attacking “Patriots” from the United States who were trying to drive the British right out of North America, according to a visiting author who will lecture here on Thursday night.

Dr. Lisa Porter, Dr. Caroline Hamm and Kevin Laforet CEO of Caesars WindsorUWindsor biology professor and WCRG Scientific Director Dr. Lisa Porter, WCRG Clinical Director and Medical Oncologist of Windsor Regional Hospital's Cancer Program Dr. Caroline Hamm, and Caesars Windsor CEO Kevin Laforet at the launch of PASSPORTS: Bridging Research and Hope.

UWindsor researchers collaborate on new Global Cancer Research Office

The collaborative efforts of UWindsor researchers, local hospitals and community supporters reached another milestone Monday as the Windsor Cancer Research Group (WCRG) launched PASSPORTS: Bridging Research and Hope at Windsor Regional Hospital’s Cancer Centre.

UWindsor biology professor and WCRG Scientific Director Lisa Porter and Dr. Caroline Hamm, WCRG Clinical Director and Medical Oncologist for Windsor Regional Hospital’s Cancer Program, were joined by Kevin Laforet, CEO of Caesars Windsor, who presented a $25,000 cheque as seed money for the program.

2013 Athena Scholarship winners Leslie Skakun, Christie Kluytmans and Julia ChurchAthena Scholarship winners Leslie Skakun, Christie Kluytmans and Julia Church

UWindsor women honoured with Athena Scholarships

University of Windsor alumna Julia Church and student Leslie Skakun received two of three 2013 Athena Scholarships awarded by the Athena Scholarship Fund and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon on Thursday. The event also featured guest speaker and Canadian Olympic Boxer, Mary Spencer.