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Full slate of music to fill downtown campus Friday

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:42am

Saxophonist Jeffrey Price will perform in a free public recital the evening of Friday, March 16, in the SoCA Armouries.

Health fair brings back memories for nursing student

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:33am

First-year nursing students ran a health fair for local Grade 5 students last week.

Lawyer to discuss work defending detained youth

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:22am

Lawyer Dennis Edney will discuss “Defending Omar Khadr” Friday at Windsor Law.

UWindsor prof brings analytical eye to Chatham-Kent well water issue

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:15am

A teaching opportunity that mirrors the conditions and pressures of the real world doesn’t come along every day.

So when the University of Windsor’s Joel Gagnon was approached to analyze well water at the centre of a contentious debate in Chatham-Kent, he knew he had to get involved.

“This is the exact opportunity we want for students in our field school,” said Dr. Gagnon, department head in Earth and Environmental Sciences. “It gives us real word problems where they can create data that may have real value to decision makers.”

Survey seeks feedback on need for advanced training in content management system

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:11am

A survey seeks feedback on the campus need for more advanced training in the Drupal website content management system.

Lancer wins nod as country’s best of the week

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:06am

U Sports named Kelsey Balkwill its female athlete of the week after her four medal performance at the national track championships.

St. Paddy bringing a taste of the Emerald Isle

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:04am

Traditional corned beef and cabbage is on the menu in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Friday in the student centre and Saturday at the Croc.

UWinsite Finance provides progress report

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:02am

Now entering its second month since activation, the team behind UWinsite Finance is providing some updates and points of note to the campus community.

Taskforce

Assistance with the transition to the University’s new financial information system is available through the UWinsite Finance Support Taskforce.

The taskforce is hosting regular drop-in centres during the month of March:

Computing partnership to support industrial application of additive manufacturing

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:40am

A fellowship funded by a provincial program will support an academic-industry partnership in additive manufacturing.

Students list the foods they miss

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:39am

The world is filled with different kinds of food cultures, dare to explore them all, says Swedish exchange student Ida Karlsson.

Riverfront cleanup to celebrate World Water Day

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:37am

The public is invited to join a shoreline cleanup of the Detroit River near campus.

Program to fund summer work experiences for youth

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:35am

Applications for the 2018 Summer Experience Program must be submitted by Monday, March 19.

Survey to explore UWindsor teaching culture

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:34am

UWindsor is one of nine Canadian universities partnering on a survey to examine perceptions of institutional teaching culture.

Course to explore practical tools and strategies for technology-enhanced teaching

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:31am

A free open online course offered by the Office of Open Learning will explore teaching in online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced settings.

UWindsor T4 slips now available online

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:29am

T4 tax slips are now available to UWindsor employees through the myUWinfo portal.

Marketplace menu going multicultural

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:33am

The Marketplace will serve lunch dishes of many lands this week, leading up to Thursday’s Celebration of Nations festival.

Economics program enhances business communication skills

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:20am

The Master of Applied Economics and Policy program bridges theory, policy, and business.

Campus Bookstore discount to have clients in clover

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:18am

The Campus Bookstore is offering its customers savings of 10 and 25 per cent Wednesday, March 14.

Troubled testing: UWindsor prof warns concussion testing for young athletes may be flawed

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:11am

Many young athletes who have suffered a concussion may be at risk of returning to play too early because of invalid baseline testing, warns a University of Windsor professor.

Psychology associate professor Chris Abeare recently completed a study of 7,897 athletes between 10 and 21-years-old and found that 55.7 per cent failed at least one of four validity measures, suggesting that their baseline test scores are lower than their actual cognitive ability.

Campus mourns death of retired biology professor Winfred Benedict

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 2:42pm

Campus flags will be lowered Tuesday, March 13, in memory of retired biology professor Winfred Benedict, who died February 28.