The Tea Party brings North American tour home to Windsor with Autumn Kings

Early to bed and early to rise makes a band healthy, wealthy and ready to rock. Iconic Windsor rock band The Tea Party brings their North American tour back home Thursday night with a show at Caesars Windsor. After 30 years in the game, their road routine is more about morning stretches than all-night parties. […]

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Relay for Life enlists students in fight against cancer

Sarah Columbus, a student in the concurrent Bachelor of Education program, knows too well the devastating effect that cancer has on Canadians. She felt compelled to become involved in UWindsor’s Relay for Life because she’s about to celebrate being 16 years cancer-free. At five years of age, Columbus was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and […]

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Cancer research gets $1 million funding boost

A team led by UWindsor biologist Lisa Porter has received more than $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to advance research on an aggressive form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM, is the aggressive cancer that claimed the life of Gord Downie, lead singer for the Canadian rock band […]

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Grant to bring together chemistry and biology researchers in cancer fight

Two UWindsor professors have earned a $100,000 grant to conduct research that could lead to new therapies for particularly aggressive cancers. Biologist Lisa Porter and chemist John Trant have been awarded a grant from the Ontario Institute of Cancer Research (OICR). The agency, founded by the provincial government in 2005, has chosen Dr. Porter and […]

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