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The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university with 16,000 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including professional schools such as Law, Business, Science, Engineering, Education, Nursing, Human Kinetics and Social Work. The University has strong student-faculty engagement, exceptional award-winning teachers and researchers, and dedicated staff. With comparatively small class sizes and an array of student services, clubs and associations, UWindsor provides students with a friendly and supportive learning environment. The University overlooks the Detroit River on one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts and is minutes away from North America’s biggest international border crossing. This location speaks to UWindsor’s strength as an internationally oriented, multi-disciplinary institution that actively enables a broad diversity of students, faculty, and staff to make a better world through education, scholarship, research, and engagement.

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Norman Jewison (left) and Lynne St. David-Jewison arrive on the red carpet at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

A look back at Norman Jewison’s stellar directing career and commitment to Canadian filmmakers

Jewison had a trailblazing commitment to the development of film in Canada, seen both in his founding of the Canadian Film Centre and when he visited us at the Windsor International Film Festival.
Checking the weather frequently can serve to preemptively avoid injury pitfalls from extreme cold or slippery surfaces. (Pexels)

How to jump-start your New Year with cold weather running

Winter running has all the health benefits of aerobic exercise, as well as fresh air. However, be aware of the specific safety and injury-prevention concerns that come with cold weather.
Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks players and spectators stand for a moment of silence for Adam Johnson, before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Oct. 31, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hockey organizations need to address the psychological impacts of team trauma, not just the physical ones

Hockey culture’s tendency to prefer attributes like mental toughness over emotional vulnerability can damage athletes when they’re confronted with traumatic events. This needs to change.
Migrants heading north arrive in Panama on Oct. 6, 2023, after walking across the 100-kilometre stretch of treacherous jungle shared by Colombia and Panama known as the Darien Gap. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Darien Gap: As migrants take deadly risks for better lives, Canada and the U.S. must do much more

Migrants who cross the treacherous Darien Gap between Panama and Colombia often experience violence and abuse, extortion or detention by migration authorities.
Disasters affect all, human and non-human alike. It is imperative that we consider the harms to non-human life and ecosystems as both a moral obligation and a realistic effort to preserve the ecosystem services upon which we all rely. (Jesse Brothers/Sioux City Journal via AP)

Why we must address the interconnected harms to people, animals and ecosystems in train derailments

Focusing solely on humans at the expense of other life in the aftermath of train derailments limits the effectiveness of our disaster response management.
Kate Winslet mempromosikan film ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ di London pada bulan Desember 2022. Winslet menahan napas selama lebih dari tujuh menit selama syuting film tersebut. (Shutterstock)

Ilmu menahan napas: bagaimana Kate Winslet dapat bertahan di dalam air selama lebih dari 7 menit dalam Avatar 2?

Kate Winslet menahan napas selama 7 menit dan 15 detik saat syuting, tapi rekor dunia saat ini adalah lebih dari 24 menit. Inilah cara orang belajar menahan napas di dalam air.
There are several ways to help prevent a perilous rise in core temperature while being physically active in the heat. (Shutterstock)

How to train your body for hot weather if you are active or work outdoors

Heat exposure is inevitable for those who work or are active outdoors. A heat acclimation protocol, combined with heat-mitigating strategies, is the best defence against heat-related injuries.
UNESCO’s new report calls for corporate responsibility and stronger governance to regulate education technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Banning cellphones in classrooms is not a quick fix for student well-being

A new report from UNESCO analyzes the many challenges of the growing presence of technology in education and notes 14 per cent of countries have policies that ban mobile phones.

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