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The University of Windsor DailyNews is an e-newsletter published by the Public Affairs & Communications department.
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Events to foster understanding of Islam

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 1:18am

Islam Awareness Week features a series of events to educate the UWindsor community about the religion.

UWindsor researchers create wearable tech for the golden age

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:58am

A UWindsor research group has cleared a major hurdle to wearable technology by creating conductive fabric that looks and feels like real clothing.

Engineering school invites industry to explore research capacity

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:56am

The UWindsor Faculty of Engineering showcased its research expertise for representatives of more than 40 industrial concerns Friday.

Business students welcome high school debaters

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:55am

Business students hosted about 100 high schoolers Friday for the Odette Debate Tournament.

Provost’s monthly contest to investigate undergraduate research

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:53am

Question of the Month for March 2018: If you’ve been involved in undergraduate research, what is the effect it has had on you?

Awards to recognize instructional contributions of graduate and teaching assistants

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:51am

Nominations are open for the 2018 GATA Awards recognizing contributions to the University’s learning environment by graduate and teaching assistants.

Reading to feature Vancouver-based writer

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:49am

A reading Monday by acclaimed poet Daphne Marlatt is free and open to the public.

Campus mourns death of retired business professor Cecil Birch

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:13pm

Campus flags will be lowered Monday, March 12, in memory of retired business professor Cecil Birch, who died February 13.

University Players presents dark comedic thriller Love and Human Remains

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:52am

The University Players production Love and Human Remains opens Friday, March 2, in the Hatch Studio Theatre.

Concert to feature trio of strings

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:50am

Wei Yu, Eric Nowlin, and Yoonshin Song of the DSO Trio will perform in recital Sunday in the SoCA Armouries.

Season ends for Lancer basketball; senior players win provincial recognition

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:48am

Lancer women and men finished their basketball playoff runs with losses Wednesday to Carleton.

UWinsite Finance team provides update after one month’s operations

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:46am

The University’s new financial information system, UWinsite Finance, has been operational for a month.

“On behalf of the UWinsite Finance implementation team and the Department of Finance, I want to thank the hundreds of staff and faculty members who have attended training,” says Gillian Heisz, University controller and lead of the UWinsite Finance implementation. “Your assistance helping others use UWinsite Finance is greatly appreciated.”

With the transition to the new financial information system, the campus community is asked to note the following:

Program provides research opportunities, says student

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 1:44am

Student Eric Parker cites the Outstanding Scholars program as a foot in the research door.

University to open doors to prospective students Saturday

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:40am

The University of Windsor will welcome thousands of prospective students and members of their families to Spring Open House on Saturday, March 3.

Fraternal recital to provide musical warming

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:38am

A recital Friday in the SoCA Armouries will feature duets for violin and piano.

Lancer sport centre will bridge University and Windsor communities

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:28am

The future Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre will provide a cutting-edge facility that brings together University of Windsor students, academics, and the community.

"The Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre (LSRC) will completely transform the student experience at the University of Windsor," said Michael Khan, dean of the Faculty of Human Kinetics. "The facility will allow the Lancer family to be immersed in community groups, students will have more opportunities to be physically active and our researchers will be able to gain experiential learning thanks to the new LSRC."

Update on the search for the seventh president and vice-chancellor

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:26am

The University of Windsor Board of Governors announced today that the search for the seventh president and vice-chancellor will not conclude by June 30, 2018, when current president Alan Wildeman is set to conclude his term. The search committee had identified a highly preferred candidate from a broad and diverse pool of applicants, who, for personal reasons unrelated to the University of Windsor, declined the offer.

UWindsor presented with heritage plaque for preservation of former Windsor Star site

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:20am

The storied past of the former Windsor Star building will be accessible to future generations thanks to the University of Windsor.

City of Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens presented UWindsor president Alan Wildeman with a plaque that recognizes the heritage value of the Beaux-Arts style building at 167 Ferry Street.

Survey invites students to share personal experiences with sexual violence

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:14am

University and college students across Ontario are being invited this week to participate in an online survey to gather information on their experiences, general attitudes, and beliefs related to personal safety and sexual violence.

The Student Voices on Sexual Assault survey is the first of its kind in Canada and builds on stand-alone sexual violence policies now in place at every university and college campus in Ontario.

Accounting student tots up advantages of co-operative education

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 1:12am

Business students returning from co-op work placements discussed their experiences in poster presentations Wednesday in the Odette Building.