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University to graduate 1,182 during Saturday Convocation ceremonies

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:16am

The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 1,182 graduating students during its 110th Convocation ceremonies Saturday, October 13.

Downtown home inspires creativity in UWindsor arts students

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:14am

View magazine interviews students in the School of Creative Arts who are inspired by their new downtown home.

Soccer only varsity action at home this weekend

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:12am

Lancer soccer will host Western at Alumni Field on Friday, October 12.

Professors to lead discussion on cancer research

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:11am

Two UWindsor professors of chemistry and biochemistry are among the participants in a WCRG Think Tank on October 26.

Author to discuss book on Jewish café culture

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:09am

A professor of Hebrew literature will discuss his book on the influence of cafés on modern Jewish culture in a free public lecture Monday.

Session to offer ePortfolios while you eat

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:15am

A lunchtime session Friday will introduce the ePortfolio program.

Registration now open for annual Take Our Kids to Work Day

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:14am

Take Our Kids to Work Day will bring Grade 9 students to campus on November 14.

UWindsor to host three days of discussion on Canada’s neutron sources

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:13am

A three-day workshop this weekend will seek to lay the groundwork for Canada’s future in neutron scattering.

Literary festival to celebrate the power of stories

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:12am

BookFest Windsor will explore “The Power of Stories” in a series of events through downtown Windsor, October 17 to 21.

Downtown campus to host business networking event

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:11am

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold an After Business Networking Event in Windsor Hall on Thursday, October 25.

Reminder: campus offices to close for UWinsite Student preparation

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:10am

In preparation for the launch of UWinsite Student, office closures will be in effect.

Parkette naming honours legacy of Clark family

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:44am

A ceremony Tuesday marked the dedication of the Charles and Anna Clark Corner, a new parkette at the corner of Sunset Avenue and Wyandotte Street.

Federal funding hailed as major boost to science and engineering

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:42am

Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced $558 million in Discovery research funding during a visit Tuesday to the UWindsor campus.

Bewitching novel selected as October read

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:40am

The Leddy Library Online Book Club will read the 1995 novel Practical Magic as its October selection.

Special Appointments Committee issues call for applications

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:39am

The Senate Governance Committee on Special Appointments welcomes applications for Distinguished University Professor, Professor Emerita/Emeritus and Honorary Professor.

Applications for eligible candidates must be submitted to Maria Giampuzzi in the University Secretariat by November 15. The criteria and process can be found here.

Student promotes YMCA summer camp to educate youth about cancer research

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:18am

An undergrad cancer researcher has developed a kids’ summer camp on the subject.

Accessibility design competition ready to launch

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:17am

The Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition is aimed at inspiring effective ideas to resolve accessibility barriers.

Event invites girls to explore engineering

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:15am

Go Eng Girl is a day of activities designed to encourage girls to explore the field of engineering Saturday, October 20.

Discussion on self-represented litigants headed online

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:14am

A celebration of the fifth anniversary of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project will include all those interested in joining the discussion online.

The organization, which works to advance understanding of the challenges facing Canadians who come to court without counsel, grew out of a research study by Windsor Law professor Julie Macfarlane.

Singing lessons: new study shows young birds learn from adults

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:31am

Researchers have found that wild birds learn to sing based on sounds they hear in their first year of life.