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Justin Trudeau visits the University of Windsor

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the University of Windsor’s Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) lab to speak with students and faculty. The CHARGE lab is the developmental hub of all innovative technologies for electric vehicles. After this, he had a 1--hour roundtable conference with all the students currently working on the lab's projects, followed by a 20 minutes tour of the facilities in the engineering building. "The Prime Minister's office did visit the university as part of the bigger tour of Windsor as well as Canada itself with a main focus on electric vehicles and Supply

By |Wed, Jan 18th, 2023, 9:24AM|News|

Windsor Pediatrician is now a Canadian Senator

Image source: Senator Sharon Burey (sencanada.ca) Canada has a new Senator, and she is from Windsor.   Sharon Burey has been a Windsor-based pediatrician for the last 30 years and was fully booked when she received the news of her appointment.   Canada has not had a senator from Windsor in 40 years. Burey described herself as not politically connected but motivated to apply due to a recent push for reform within the senate. Specifically on giving voice to underrepresented groups such as women and visible minorities. This encouraged Burey, who had immigrated to Canada from Jamaica back in 1976, to put

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 8:31AM|News|

UWindsor Encourages Students to Mask Up

The University of Windsor is reminding students that ‘strict compliance to mask policy is required.’  In an email recently sent out to the UWindsor community, the university is encouraging mask wearing indoors, even if proper physical distancing is being maintained. The message comes following a provincial rise in COVID-19, the flu, and RSV.  Healthcare systems have been overwhelmed by this triple threat, and hospitals throughout the province are past full capacity. The university writes that ‘the cooperation of our campus community towards keeping each other healthy will also serve to minimize the burden on our healthcare system.  Dr. Kieran Moore,

By |Tue, Nov 29th, 2022, 1:08PM|News|

UWindsor’s Faculty of Law collaborates with the Canadian Red Cross to host conference on Urban Warfare

The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law will be hosting a conference with the Canadian Red Cross titled: War in Cities: An International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Perspective.   The conference will focus on Urban Warfare. It is a free, public conference held at Canterbury College. It features experts and academics to teach about the pressing issues surrounding International Humanitarian Law.  Urban warfare has been a common feature of many conflicts since the second world war. It is estimated that about 50 million people today suffer the consequences of such warfare- from Ukraine to Syria to Armenia to the Philippines. The

By |Mon, Nov 14th, 2022, 10:02AM|News|

Student support services at UWindsor

UWindsor students are preparing to head into exam season. The Lance wants to remind students that  The University of Windsor’s Student Alliance (UWSA) & the Student Success and Leadership Centre (SSLC) run services to help support students.  Below are two of their services; The Peer Support Centre and the Writing Support Desk. Peer Support Centre (UWSA) The Peer Support Centre provides a safe space for students to reach out to peer support volunteers and assist with navigating resources. Azza Shurutty, a second-year undergraduate student and volunteer said she enjoys her work at the centre and helping students. "People always ask for support, and

By |Fri, Nov 11th, 2022, 5:09AM|News|

UWSA Annual General Meeting Adjourned Early Following Contentious Discussion About Proposed By-Law and Policy Amendments and Former President’s Removal

The AGM, scheduled for Monday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m., abruptly ended at 7:28 p.m. after a majority of members voted in favor of a motion put forward to adjourn the meeting before all the topics on the agenda had been discussed. Of the 75 members present, 15 voted in favor of the motion, 8 voted against it, and 1 abstained from voting.   Students vocalized concerns regarding proposed By-Law and Policy amendments and asked questions about the former president’s removal. The By-Laws can be viewed here and the policies can be viewed here.  The motion to adjourn was put

By |Thu, May 5th, 2022, 4:07PM|News, Politics|

UWindsor Students Create Windsor-Specific Meme Accounts to Cheer Up Community in Covid Times

What do you get when you put together a pandemic, the ensuing social isolation and boredom, and Internet-savvy college students? Memes, of course. Assuming you don’t live under a rock, you have surely noticed that a variety of meme accounts lightly poking fun at the University of Windsor and the city of Windsor have recently cropped up on social media. These accounts have garnered the attention of thousands of students and Windsorites alike and have provided an outlet for lighthearted fun in these desolate times. The Lance reached out to the creators behind these accounts to learn why they decided

By |Wed, Apr 20th, 2022, 1:38PM|Arts + Culture, Technology|

The EPICentre Presents The Entrepreneurship SpeakHER Series

The EPICentre is hosting, the Entrepreneurship SpeakHER Series, funded by the US Consulate General office in Toronto. The series aims to empower post-secondary students, especially women and women-identifying students, to consider entrepreneurship a potential career path regardless of their fields of study.

By |Wed, Apr 20th, 2022, 1:29PM|News|
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