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UWindsor to honour four at 2016 Clark Awards

The University of Windsor will honour four outstanding supporters during the 21stannual Clark Awards ceremony taking place Tuesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. in Ambassador Auditorium.

The Clark Award was established in 1994 in honour of the late Charles J. Clark Sr., O.C., Q.C., LL.D, former Chancellor of the University of Windsor, to recognize recipients’ outstanding service to the University of Windsor and the community.

This year’s recipients are:

UWindsor researcher appointed to national ethics panel

Dr. Pierre Boulos

University of Windsor faculty member Pierre Boulos has been appointed to the Panel on Research Ethics (PRE) for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR); the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

The agencies – also known as the Tri-Council – created PRE in 2001 to set out basic standards and processes for research ethics policies and practices of institutions receiving Agency funding.

Scholarship gift to medical school continues Toldo family legacy of support

Deserving Essex and Kent County students wishing to pursue the study of medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry – Windsor Program, will have additional opportunities for support thanks to a $250,000 gift from the Toldo Foundation to the Toldo Foundation Medical Excellence Scholarship.

UWindsor digs deep to boost holiday spirit

Hundreds of local people in need will be celebrating a merrier Christmas this year thanks to the efforts of the University of Windsor community in supporting the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society’s Adopt-a-Family program.

For the past 23 years, Adopt-a-Family has marked the unofficial start to the University’s holiday season, with teams of students, faculty, staff, and individual donors fulfilling the Christmas wishes of 37 local families and youth. This year’s efforts yielded $18,415 in donations.

Fall 2015 Convocation ceremonies scheduled for Saturday

Reid Bigland

(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 14, 2015) ­­– The University of Windsor will confer degrees on more than 800 graduating students during two sessions of the University’s 104th Convocation ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. this Saturday, October 17, in the St. Denis Centre, College and California Avenues.

Welcome Centre celebrates official opening

The Stephen and Vicki Adams Welcome Centre

The University of Windsor officially opened The Stephen and Vicki Adams Welcome Centre today - a unique building on the northeast corner of Wyandotte and Patricia that will serve as a gateway to the main campus.

UWindsor President and Vice-Chancellor Alan Wildeman said that placing the names of Stephen and Vicki Adams on this important new building recognizes their exceptional gift of $2 million to the University. It includes support for the Welcome Centre, a scholarship fund and an art collection that is on display throughout the new building.