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Science students win awards and accolades at provincial conference

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:28am

UWindsor science students won prizes for their research presentations at the Ontario Biology Day conference over the weekend in Waterloo.

Ambassadorial visit confirms ties of friendship and commerce

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:26am

The Polish ambassador to Canada made several campus stops during his first visit to Windsor, March 24 to 28.

Andrzej Kurnicki took up his post in September after a career that includes stints in business and academe; he earned a doctorate in economics from Warsaw University in 2011.

He was welcomed Monday at the Odette School of Business, where he addressed students, and visited the Leddy Library for a meeting with University Librarian Pascal Calarco. On Tuesday, he met with UWindsor president Alan Wildeman and other officials before touring the Cross-Border Institute.

Scholarships to reward grooming female leadership potential

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:25am

Applications for the Athena Scholarship are open through April 30.

Food Services to ladle out support for charity

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:23am

Campus Food Services staff will contribute a pot of soup to the fight against heart disease and stroke.

Provost announces appointment of dean of business

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:22am

Mitch Fields has been appointed dean of the Odette School of Business.

Colleagues plan tribute to deceased co-worker

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:20am

Friends and co-workers of Leddy Library retiree Marjorie Stephens, who died March 18, have launched a campaign to solicit donations to dedicate a campus bench in her memory.

Stephens worked 45 years at the University of Windsor in a variety of positions at the library until her retirement in 2015. The planned tribute is a wrought-iron bench with a plaque bearing her name and years of service.

Tax-deductible donations may be made by credit card or payroll deduction online at www.uwindsor.ca/donations:

“Love and War” theme of University Players’ 2018-19 season

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:44am

University Players will stage six shows in its 2018-19 season on the theme “Love and War.”

Activist, humanitarian Samantha Nutt to place Canada in global arena

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:42am

War Child Canada founder Samantha Nutt will deliver a free public lecture on Wednesday, March 28, in the SoCA Armouries’ Performance Hall.

Screen project goes silver for film students

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:41am

A team of UWindsor film students won a second-place prize in a national competition for their documentary video project.

Career advisor offers suggestions for successful networking

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:39am

UWindsor career advisor Stephanie Dupley says in an article published in University Affairs that networking can advance academic and employment goals.

Seminar to offer preparation for Rhodes Scholarship application

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:37am

A one-hour seminar Wednesday, March 28, will offer info on applying for the Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University.

Conference to feature research by graduate students in education

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:36am

Research by graduate students in education is the subject of an in-house conference Wednesday, March 28.

Entitled “Empowering new knowledge,” the event will run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Neal Education Building.

Mohsan Beg, director of the Student Counselling Centre, will deliver a keynote address on the subject of “Mental Health and Wellness: Challenges Faced by Graduate Students,” at 8:30 a.m. in the Education Building’s room 1121. This opening lecture is free and open to the campus community.

Bake sale promises unique culinary experiences

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:35am

A bake sale Wednesday will raise funds in support of the 2018 exhibition by graduating students in visual arts.