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Updated: 13 hours 27 min ago

School of Creative Arts 'one of the most exciting creative spaces in Canada'

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:45am

UWindsor president Alan Wildeman was joined by faculty, staff, students, and University supporters today as he cut the ribbons on the new School of Creative Arts (SoCA) buildings, located on downtown Windsor’s Freedom Way.

The president also announced that the Armouries main lobby will be named Veterans Hall to honour the building's military heritage.

Choral concert promises heavenly sounds

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:18am

Bruce Kotowich will direct the UWindsor Chamber Choir and University Singers in the spring choral concert, Sunday, March 25.

Heats set for Three Minute Thesis competition

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:16am

Competitors have been assigned to two initial heats for the UWindsor Three Minute Thesis contest, Monday, March 26.

Engineering students discuss benefits of co-op placements

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:14am

Students from the Master of Mechanical Engineering - Automotive program presented posters on their co-op placements Wednesday.

Event to provide introduction to Métis peoples

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:12am

Most Canadians understand that the term Indigenous represents First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, says Kat Pasquach, but they don’t necessarily know anything more about Métis culture.

Aboriginal outreach co-ordinator for the Turtle Island Aboriginal Education Centre, she has partnered with the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre to present a crash course, “Métis 101,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the Rose Room, Vanier Hall.

Campus opens doors to Japanese diplomat

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:12am

The Japanese consul-general to Toronto spoke with MBA students Thursday in the Odette School of Business.

Visiting speaker to discuss meaning of home in context of extended mobility

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:10am

“Home” is a noun while “homing” is a verb. Sociology professor Paolo Boccagni of the University of Trento heads an interdisciplinary team investigating the home experience and its determinants as affected, constrained, and redefined by international migration.

Law library to extend weekend hours for exam study

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:09am

The Paul Martin Law Library will extend its weekend hours of operation to accommodate end-of-semester study beginning March 24.

Weekend engineering program addresses demand for tech expertise

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:51am

A new technology program offered on weekends by the University of Windsor is helping local companies meet market demands.

Student film project in consideration for national award

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:49am

The UWindsor team behind the short documentary Marley’s Journey are finalists in a national competition for media and film students.

Local entry in national challenge to launch Friday

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:47am

The city, county, university, and college will announce a Windsor-Essex bid for the national Smart Cities Challenge, Friday in the EPICentre.

Olympic tour lights flame of enthusiasm in sport management students

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:46am

UWindsor sport management graduate students formed golden memories on a field trip to historic Olympic sites last weekend.

Indigenous artist to discuss interdisciplinary practice

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:43am

Interdisciplinary artist Susan Blight will discuss her work in a free public talk Friday at the SoCA Armouries.

Conference to showcase undergrad achievement and discovery

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:42am

More than 140 students will share what they have learned during the two-day UWill Discover conference, opening today in the CAW Student Centre.

Undergraduate students in all academic disciplines will engage in oral presentations, visual presentations, art installations, film productions, and performances through the event.

Novelist Nino Ricci will deliver a keynote address at 1 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium and about 30 poster presentations will fill the Commons area starting at 2:30 p.m.

Silver screen songs on concert program Saturday

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:41am

Vocalist Shahida Nurullah and pianist Tad Weed join forces Saturday for a concert of favourite songs from classic movies.

Luncheon reception celebrates alumni-employees

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:31am

A luncheon Wednesday celebrated UWindsor employees who are also graduates of the institution.

Campus mourns death of retired staffer Marjorie Stephens

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:16am

Campus flags will be lowered Thursday, March 22, in memory of staff retiree Marjorie Stephens, who died March 18.

Course to explore the dramatic side of science

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:20am

The Faculty of Science is partnering with the School of Dramatic Art on a new course to help students develop important soft skills.

UWindsor grads among city’s young leaders

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:18am

The United Way’s 40 Leaders Under 40 includes many graduates of the University of Windsor.

University and faculty officially conclude contract

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:17am

Officials from the University of Windsor and the Windsor University Faculty Association formally signed their collective agreement Thursday.