50th Anniversary

Karl JirgensEnglish head Karl Jirgens sits in the department's seminar room with a large jar with an image of former writer-in-residence W.O.Mitchell's face imposed on it. The room's other jars - made by professor Tom Dilworth - include images of Alistair Macleod and Joyce Carol Oates, and are jokingly referred to as the shrunken heads.

Residency program draws Canada's best writers

Over the last 50 years, some of Canada’s most highly regarded writers have taken up author’s residencies with the University of Windsor's English department including Adele Wiseman, Morley Callaghan and Nino Ricci.
Hall and Oates silhouetted with guitars in handA concert by Daryl Hall and John Oates on Thursday, September 19, will open the University’s 50th anniversary Celebration Weekend.

Rock's top duo

Daryl Hall and John Oates in concert at Caesars Windsor on September 19.
50th anniversary postersThese posters and other materials are available for download on a site dedicated to tools and templates for UWindsor’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Share your pride

A series of tools and templates will help departments and individuals Join the Celebration of the University’s 50th anniversary.

Business professor proud to display film star car

When the University hosts a classic car show, September 21, during its 50th anniversary Weekend Celebration, Andrew Templer will be there.

A professor at the Odette School of Business, he is also the proud owner of a 1968 Wolseley 6/110. He purchased the car during a sabbatical in his native South Africa in 1991.