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Fourth-year civil engineering students tour the construction site of the new Windsor Public Library Sandwich branch on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.Fourth-year civil engineering students tour the construction site of the new Windsor Public Library Sandwich branch on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.

Civil engineering students get sneak peek at historic renovation

UWindsor students got a first-hand look last week at the challenges engineers face when working on heritage projects.

Visual Arts and the Built Environment professor Jason Grossi and sessional instructor William Tape led 48 fourth-year civil and environmental engineering students through the site of the future Windsor Public Library branch in historic Sandwich last Friday.

Grossi said the new library holds many lessons for students.

Cody Dey, a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher, says about 10 per cent of Arctic species have never been the subject of a published study.Cody Dey, a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher, says about 10 per cent of Arctic species have never been the subject of a published study.

UWindsor researcher finds Arctic species critically understudied

The focused scope of research in Canada’s Arctic potentially leaves dozens of species at risk, says a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher.

Cody Dey, currently studying in the Process-Driven Predictive Ecology Lab at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, said conserving Arctic wildlife poses a challenge because 10 per cent of birds, fish and mammal species have never been the subject of a published study.

Grade 11 students participating in the University of Windsor's Science Academy examine a jar containing the invasive spiny water fleas during a tour of the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.Grade 11 students participating in the University of Windsor's Science Academy examine a jar containing the invasive spiny water fleas during a tour of the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Past participants now mentors at UWindsor's Science Academy

Carefully tucked away in Layale Bazzi’s academic portfolio sits a certificate she received in Grade 11.

This certificate, while not her most notable accomplishment, represents a moment that forever influenced her academic career.

“When I first saw the University of Windsor’s department of physics in all its glory and met some of the students in the physics club at the time, it was like a whole new world opened up to me,” Bazzi said on Tuesday.

University of Windsor's Dr. Robin Gras has helped launch a company that uses artificial intelligence to manage social media channels.University of Windsor's Dr. Robin Gras has helped launch a company that uses artificial intelligence to manage social media channels.

UWindsor prof launches AI-powered social media publishing platform

Struggling to keep up with all the Tweets, Posts and ‘Grams? A University of Windsor professor has helped launch a company that takes the stress out of social media.

Computer science professor Robin Gras said his San Francisco-based Movyl Technologies not only automates the functions of composing, curating, scheduling and publishing content across social platforms but engages with influencers and learns from these functions over time.

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UWindsor criminology professor Randy Lippert will be travelling to Ireland later this month to present on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.UWindsor criminology professor Randy Lippert will be travelling to Ireland later this month to present on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

UWindsor criminology prof to deliver keynote on privacy as human right

A University of Windsor criminology professor will be giving a keynote address in Ireland later this month on the seminal Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The University of Windsor's Subba Rao Chaganti, Charu Chandrasekera, Cheri McGowan and Kevin Milne attend the Royal Canadian Institute for Science's 2018 Science Exchange Dinner on May 8, 2018.The University of Windsor's Subba Rao Chaganti, Charu Chandrasekera, Cheri McGowan and Kevin Milne attend the Royal Canadian Institute for Science's 2018 Science Exchange Dinner on May 8, 2018.

UWindsor researchers eat, drink and talk science

A pair of University of Windsor professors had the opportunity to eat, drink and chat about their research with The Royal Canadian Institute for Science.

Charu Chandrasekera from the University’s Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods and Cheri McGowan, from the Faculty of Human Kinetics, represented the University of Windsor as table hosts at the 2018 Science Exchange Dinner in Toronto last week.

“It was a career highlight for me to be there,” Dr. McGowan said following the event.

Chi Carmody, Canadian director of the Canada-United States Law Institute, presents the Sidney Picker Jr. Award to law professor emerita Maureen Irish.Chi Carmody, Canadian director of the Canada-United States Law Institute, presents the Sidney Picker Jr. Award to law professor emerita Maureen Irish.

Law professor emerita wins cross-border recognition

The Canada-United States Law Institute conferred its “Sidney Picker Jr. Award” on UWindsor law professor emerita Maureen Irish during its annual conference April 12 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The award recognizes leadership, efforts to foster Canada-United States relations, and contributions to the work of the institute. It is named to honour the founder of the institute, which is jointly operated by Case Western Reserve University and the University of Western Ontario.

University of Windsor President Dr. Alan Wildeman listens to speakers during his farewell dinner at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Wildeman will be retiring on June 30, 2018.University of Windsor President Dr. Alan Wildeman listens to speakers during his farewell dinner at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Wildeman will be retiring on June 30, 2018.

Farewell dinner honours president's lasting contributions

Alan Wildeman’s legacy of transformation will forever live on at the University of Windsor.

The outgoing president was honoured during a farewell dinner Tuesday night, where more than 500 people gathered to pay tribute to his contributions throughout his decade-long tenure.

Chancellor Ed Lumley announced on behalf of the Board of Governors that the new Freedom Way building will be renamed the Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts and Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presented Dr. Wildeman with a key to the city.

Current carries news of aquatic collaboration

A collaborative research project at the University of Windsor is starting to make waves.

The Council of the Great Lakes Region featured the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network (RAEON) in its semi-annual magazine The Current.

RAEON is led by University of Windsor professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems Aaron Fisk.

UWindsor Professor Charlene Senn is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual Violence, the Government of Canada announced.UWindsor Professor Charlene Senn is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual Violence, the Government of Canada announced.

Work against sexual violence earns Canada Research Chair for UWindsor professor

Charlene Senn’s goal is to empower women.

The University of Windsor professor has devoted her professional life to arming women with the knowledge and tools they need to better protect themselves against sexual violence without limiting their freedom.

And it’s that work that has led to her appointment as the Canada Research Chair in this field of study.

“During my undergraduate degree I really didn’t know what I was going to do and had always thought about careers like medicine or dentistry,” Dr. Senn said.