Mary Brownlie

Josh Allen, Mary BrownlieSelf-defence instructor Mary Brownlie (right) demonstrates a release technique using a kubaton keychain weapon on Sandwich Secondary student Josh Allen during the zombie survival field trip to the UWindsor campus Friday.

University disciplines demonstrate anti-apocalypse utility

The University of Windsor offers a lot of valuable skills to survive a zombie attack, students from local high schools learned during a field trip to campus Friday.

About 70 Grade 11 and 12 students attended workshops highlighting various academic disciplines, explains organizer Lydia Miljan, professor of political science and chair of the interdisciplinary arts and science program.

Course to instruct women in self-defence

A course presented by the Campus Safety Audit Committee will teach women members of the University community to defend themselves against an attacker.

The Women’s Self-Defence Course is free to faculty, staff, and students, and is offered on campus in six weekly one-hour sessions at 1 p.m. Mondays starting February 11.