Residence Applications deadline 2015-2016

Residence Applications deadline 2015-2016

  Applications began for students to become residence assistants for 2015 to 2016. Resident Assistants are full time students employed by the University who live and work in the 6 Residence’s buildings on the University campus. Being a residence assistant is a full time job. 1300 students live on the...

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Natural Remedies Set To Battle Cancer Cells In Clinical Trial Stage

Natural Remedies Set To Battle Cancer Cells In Clinical Trial Stage

Dr. Siyaram Pandey is a biochemistry professor at the University of Windsor and is best know for his work in researching natural remedies for fighting cancer. Now entering a clinical trial phase approved by Health Canada,  he spoke to us about his research, inspiration and what the future holds.

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The Loop of Misery: a look at depression in students

The Loop of Misery: a look at depression in students

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 25% of male and 26% of female post-secondary students in the United States and Canada report suffering from depression. Meaning, one in four students experience; emptiness, helplessness, insomnia, thoughts of suicide, pessimism, loss of interest in activities, fatigue, etc. Why would students in...

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Windsor-Essex Takes Steps to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Windsor-Essex Takes Steps to Reduce Childhood Obesity

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is taking new steps to reduce childhood obesity in the area. Taylor Campbell has more.   The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has applied for a $1.5 million grant from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in the form of the Healthy Kids Community...

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2014 May be the Year of the Dandelion

2014 May be the Year of the Dandelion

Chinese zodiac followers may know it as the year of the horse, but the spotlight might just be on the yellowy summer weed many people despise—dandelions. Head researcher Dr.Siyaram Pandey says the fate of promising cancer fighter, dandelion root extract, is likely to be seen this year. Headlines were made...

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Lack of Sleep Affects Mental Health of Students

Lack of Sleep Affects Mental Health of Students

Lack of sleep is a problem among many people, especially post-secondary students. While most people know the physical and emotional effects of sleep deprivation, many don’t realize its effects on mental health. “Sleep has a huge affect on our mental health,” says Judi Wilson, the University of Windsor Health Promotion...

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Students Learn about Sun Damage with UV Skin Clinic

Students Learn about Sun Damage with UV Skin Clinic

The University of Windsor had its first-ever UV Skin Clinic on Wednesday to educate students on sun damage and the effects of tanning. The clinic was hosted by the Canadian Cancer Society after a bill was passed in October to ban minors from using tanning beds in effort to prevent skin cancer. Previous UV skin...

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