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Ramona Codreanu, Domenic Panetta and Noah Diesbourg explore smartphone functionality during a break in Campus Technology Day 2014.Ramona Codreanu, Domenic Panetta and Noah Diesbourg explore smartphone functionality during a break in Campus Technology Day 2014.

Registration now open for Campus Technology Day 2015


With a theme of “Empowering U,” Campus Technology Day 2015 will include interactive presentations discussing the impact of technology in enhancing learning, teaching, research, and building community, May 7 in the CAW Student Centre.

In addition to a keynote address by Nancy Walton, director of e-learning at Ryerson University, the conference will feature sessions on collaboration tools in Microsoft 365, using FluidSurveys for administrative purposes, and the virtual classroom available through Blackboard.

Registration is free and includes a complimentary lunch and wine & cheese reception. Early birds who register by 4 p.m. April 23 will be entered into a draw for an Apple TV.

Find a full conference agenda and online registration form at


The NerdThe Nerd

Quiz offers chance to win admission to University Players’ season finale

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see the uproarious comedy The Nerd, continuing through Sunday in the Essex Hall Theatre.

Performances Wednesday through Saturday are at 8 p.m.; matinees Saturday and Sunday are at 2 p.m. Order tickets online at or by calling 519-253-3000, ext. 2808.

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following three trivia questions. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 14.

  1. A run of more than 400 Broadway performances of the Nerd starred which Star Wars actor?
    a) Hayden Christensen
    b) Harrison Ford
    c) Alec Guinness
    d) Mark Hamill
  2. Among the actors who have taken on the play’s title role is which British thespian?
    a) Rowan Atkinson
    b) John Cleese
    c) Ricky Gervais
    d) Simon Pegg
  3. Which author is credited with the first published use of the word “nerd”?
    a) Philip K. Dick
    b) Jack Kerouac
    c) Dr. Seuss
    d) Larry Shue

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please.

Three Lancers selected to national football showcase

Lancers Randy Beardy, Austin Crumb and Frank Renaud are among the Canadian Interuniversity Sport football prospects set to play in the East West Bowl, May 9 at McGill University’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium.

The event showcases players who will be eligible for the following year’s Canadian Football League draft. In addition to the game itself, the week’s activities include daily practices, a combine for participating players, a coaches’ clinic and the annual banquet.

Beardy is an offensive lineman, Crumb plays defensive back and Renaud is a linebacker. The Windsor representatives will play on the West team. See the full story at