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The University of Windsor DailyNews is an e-newsletter published by the Public Affairs & Communications department.
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Engineering magazine profiles Windsor grad student

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:07am

A magazine for the province’s engineers has profiled Dylan Verburg’s work to improve water quality in the Indian capital city of New Delhi.

Holy guacamole! These avocados are more than just dip

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:06am

Executive chef Paolo Vasapolli takes avocados beyond guacamole with his recipe for avocado fries.

Maintenance to shut down campus electrical and steam services

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:04am

Annual preventative maintenance will require an outage of electrical and steam services to campus on the weekend of July 6.

Interim president issues initial communiqué

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:35am

Douglas Kneale, interim president of the University of Windsor, has issued an official hello as he begins his tenure.

Architectural design project wins notice for student

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:34am

His design of a theatre for the University of Detroit Mercy campus earned an architectural award for VABE grad Dennis Duku.

Publication ranks UWindsor MHK program top in Canada

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:30am

The UWindsor MHK in Sport Management has been ranked the best postgraduate sports business program in Canada by SportBusiness International.

Start-up hopes to keep opioid overdose victims breathing

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:28am

Fourth-year nursing student Abrahim Abduelmula is working with EPICentre to develop an app that will hasten help to opioid overdoses.

Newest addition to campus almost ready to be revealed

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:27am

The end is in sight for the construction of the Science Research and Innovation Facility adjacent to Essex Hall.

Update to UWinsite Finance improves process for expense reimbursement

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:24am

A change to the UWinsite Finance will make it easier to claim expense reimbursements.

Pitt-Ferry building to bear name Windsor Hall

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:23am

The University has named the building at the intersection of Pitt and Ferry streets Windsor Hall.

Engineering prof honoured for work on clean water

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:22am

UWindsor engineering professor Nihar Biswas received an honorary doctorate June 12 from the University of Guelph.

Chemistry research centre to build on strengths in organic materials

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:19am

Chemistry professors Simon Rondeau-Gagné, Tricia Carmichael, and John Trant will head up a new Functional Organic Materials Research Centre.

Scholarship establishes common ground with community orchestra

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:17am

Music grad Cody Weldon received the Common Ground Scholarship.

Symposium examines studies of sustainability

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:15am

The sustainable production and use of energy was the focus of a symposium and industry summit hosted last week by the University of Windsor.

Student food bank serves up healthy, delicious options

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:15am

Sandi Rose credits the success of the Iona Campus Food Bank to its donors and volunteers.

The food bank is open one day a week during the summer, but even with reduced hours, she said more than 80 students utilize the service.

“Money is tight for students and even if you have enough for tuition and books, you may not have enough for food,” Rose said, director of the Iona Campus Food Bank. “It’s so important for their education and their brain to be well fed.”

Clinic aids mechanical engineering faculty in patent for improving motorcycle steering

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:14am

Engineering professor Bruce Minaker is seeking a patent on a multilink design of front suspension for motorcycles.

Chef’s perfect risotto owes its success to science

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:12am

Executive chef Paolo Vasapolli says a good stock and short-grain rice are the keys to making risotto.

Lower-income Canadians need to invest in stocks: professors

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:10am

Two UWindsor instructors are calling for tax incentives for lower-income Canadians to invest in capital markets.

UWindsor prof launches AI-powered social media publishing platform

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:48am

Struggling to keep up with all the Tweets, Posts and ‘Grams? A University of Windsor professor has helped launch a company that takes the stress out of social media.

Computer science professor Robin Gras said his San Francisco-based Movyl Technologies not only automates the functions of composing, curating, scheduling and publishing content across social platforms but engages with influencers and learns from these functions over time.

Welcome Week organizers seeking partners for scavenger hunt and involvement fair

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:25am

Organizers of a Welcome Week scavenger hunt are seeking partners to provide targets for participants.