Art gallery to showcase work of Aboriginal youths

An exhibition opening this weekend at the Art Gallery of Windsor will feature works by local youths participating in an educational program through the campus Aboriginal Education Centre.

The 4 Winds STEM – Beginning Time Teaching Project is aimed at encouraging Aboriginal students in grades six, seven and eight to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.

Campus community asked to contribute to sleeping bag collection

Between 30 and 40 people are homeless in Windsor on any given night, says Christine Wilson, administrator of Street Help, a downtown drop-in centre for homeless and low-income people.

The organization has issued a call for sleeping bags to help keep its clients safe and warm through the Canadian winter. Paolo Vasapolli of Food Services has offered to collect contributions from the UWindsor community.

Researchers collaborate with industry on innovations to benefit cognitive abilities for school-aged children and diagnostics for patients at risk of brain injury

UWindsor president Alan Wildeman will join Essex MP Jeff Watson and David Bogart, director of research programs and industry relations for the Ontario Brain Institute, for a media event Thursday showcasing two leading-edge research projects funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).

The projects have the potential to

UWindsor faculty members headline evening of jazz

Two UWindsor music instructors headline a great line-up for a fundraising jazz concert at All Saints’ Anglican Church on Friday, January 25.

Vocalist Shahida Nurullah and guitarist Vaughn Klugh will lend their talents to an “Evening of Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s Scott Hall, 330 City Hall Square. Alumnus Jeff Wilkinson on guitar and current students Dan Lankoff on piano and Keith Wilkinson on bass are also part of the ensemble, along with saxophonist Dave Belch, singer Leah Wilkinson, and drummers Justin Kersey, Kent McMillan and Jeff Simpson.

UWindsor leads the way with sexual assault awareness training

The University of Windsor is taking a lead role in trying to prevent sexual assaults on Canadian campuses, according to Charlene Senn.

“We are doing something truly unique here,” says Dr. Senn, a professor of psychology and women’s studies, who will deliver a talk on the subject this afternoon.

Acoustics expert to study “Windsor Hum”

Area residents frustrated by the mysterious humming noise that’s been disrupting their lives for the last two years may soon have some answers about its origin now that a UWindsor acoustics researcher is on the case.

“Hopefully we can find what the source is and do something to rectify it,” said Colin Novak, an engineering professor who specializes in noise, vibration and harshness, acoustic measurement, and environmental noise impact.