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Participants of United Way's On Track To Success pose with their purchases at Devonshire Mall on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.Participants of United Way's On Track To Success pose with their purchases at Devonshire Mall on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

UWindsor helps students get On Track To Success

It’s an experience Asheley wanted to hold onto forever.

And so, the 13-year-old snapped photos as she and her friends excitedly explored Devonshire Mall, trying on new clothes in anticipation of the first day of high school.

“It was the best day,” Asheley said, who will be going into Grade 9 at Assumption College Catholic High School in September.

“I took lots of pictures so I can remember this moment and look back and say, ‘remember when I went shopping?’”

Asheley was among a group of 50 students who are part of the United Way’s On Track to Success Program.

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Campus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk bannersCampus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk banners

Campus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk banners

The official dedication of Turtle Island Walk will take place on Thursday, Sept. 21, but the campus community got an early glimpse of the vibrant banners that will anchor the six prominent seating areas along the pedestrian thoroughfare this week.

The art featured on the banners is the work of First Nations artist Teresa Altiman who grew up on Walpole Island and draws inspiration from both the landscape and her indigenous heritage.

UWindsor psychologist Carlin Miller says preliminary findings show children with ADHD can benefit from regular meditation.UWindsor psychologist Carlin Miller says preliminary findings show children with ADHD can benefit from regular meditation.

Children with ADHD in grades 4 and 5 sought for meditation program

A UWindsor professor is looking to give children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder the greater self-control through meditation.

Psychology professor Carlin Miller is hosting the Mindful Living for Kids meditation program this fall and is seeking 24 to 30 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in grades 4 and 5 to participate.

“School changes a lot for children in grades 3 and 4 and there are more expectations of independence,” said Dr. Miller.

Researchers from around the world will converge on Windsor this week for the 2017 Canada-China Water Science Workshop hosted by UWindsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.Researchers from around the world will converge on Windsor this week for the 2017 Canada-China Water Science Workshop hosted by UWindsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.

Researchers converge on Windsor for 2017 Canada-China Water Science Workshop

Buried beneath the surface of China’s plateau lakes could lie the solutions to some of the challenges currently facing the Great Lakes.

It’s one of the topics that will be discussed in Windsor this week at the 2017 Canada-China Water Science Workshop hosted by the University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.

Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Maria Cioppa, History professor Guillaume Teasdale and high school student Grace Dycha examine the readings on the Noggin ground penetrating radar.  Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Maria Cioppa, History professor Guillaume Teasdale and high school student Grace Dycha examine the readings on the Noggin ground penetrating radar.

Project invites public to dig into local heritage

Members of the public are invited to participate in the WE Dig History Project at Assumption Park. A group of geoscientists, historians, archaeologists, and librarians are set out to take a closer look at local history and possibly unearth some new information about buildings once located on the site.

UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.

UWindsor prof digs into rare earth metals

A University of Windsor professor travelled across the globe this summer to dig into the origins of rare metals in the Earth’s crust.

Iain Samson, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, ventured to China for three weeks to teach and conduct fieldwork.

Dr. Samson began the trip by teaching a short course to researchers and graduate students on metals and fluids in hydrothermal systems at the China University of Geosciences Beijing (CUGB) on June 23.