stopwatch displaying three minutesThe Three Minute Thesis competition challenges grad students to present their research to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.

Registration open for Three Minute Thesis competition

Registration is open through March 1 for the Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges UWindsor graduate students to offer a presentation on their dissertation, thesis, or major research paper to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.

The contest gives participants a unique opportunity to promote their innovative research while vying for cash prizes of $1,000 for first and $500 for second place. Audience vote will select a $250 People’s Choice award after the public presentations, March 26 in Alumni Auditorium.

The local champion will go on to represent the University of Windsor at the provincial final to be held at York University on April 19.

Find competition and eligibility rules, registration forms, and video recordings of previous presenters on the UWindsor 3MT website.

Mike Rocca takes a shot over a Brock defenderGuard Mike Rocca led all scorers with 27 points in a 96-83 victory Saturday over Brock to close the regular season having earned a home game in the playoffs.

Lancers to host Waterloo to open men’s basketball playoffs

The Lancer men’s basketball team will host the Waterloo Warriors in the first round of the Ontario University Athletics playoffs on Wednesday, February 21, in the St. Denis Centre.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, $8 for youth and seniors, $3 for UWindsor students, available at the gate or at Note: All-Sport passes, LYFE tickets, and guest tickets are not valid for entry to post-season games.

Shaelyn HarasymShaelyn Harasym (BA 2010, JD 2013) is one of the criminology alumni who will speak to professional opportunities for grads March 15.

Session to discuss career possibilities for criminology grads

The wide array of careers open to criminology graduates is the subject of a lunchtime session March 15 in Katzman Lounge, Vanier Hall.

The professional development event will feature a guest panel of four recent grads of the program:

  • senior constable Nick Goy, forensics identification officer with the LaSalle Police Service;
  • Shaelyn Harasym, major gift officer, UWindsor Faculty of Law;
  • Stephanie Keyes, executive director of Windsor-Essex John Howard Society;
  • Travis Potts, outreach officer for Ontario Probation and Parole Services.

The event will run 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology will serve lunch and refreshments to attendees who RSVP by March 9 to

chain of paper dollsThe February 2018 edition of “Workplace Wellness E-Digest” offers ways to find your inner athlete.

Attitude critical to achieving life goals

You may never hit a tennis ball like Serena Williams or dominate a basketball court like LeBron James, but that shouldn’t stop you from being the best athlete you can be regardless of your age or ability, according to the February edition of Workplace Wellness E-Digest.

Published by the Department of Human Resources’ Office of Employee Engagement and Development, the newsletter uses examples of world-class athletes to show that more than talent and training are required to reach the top.

It also offers the most recent research on the amount of sleep necessary for peak performance, and information for pet owners on canine influenza. Read the Workplace Wellness E-Digest.