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Social Work

Jenni HotteJenni Hotte, a doctoral student of social work, won an award for best poster presentation at the Windsor-Oakland Teaching and Learning Conference.

Student honoured for application of permaculture principles to teaching

As an avid gardener, Jenni Hotte understands something about working with nature to encourage growth and productivity within an ecological system.

The doctoral student of social work applies that principle to her teaching, an approach that earned her the Wilbert McKeachie International Poster Prize for top poster at the Windsor-Oakland Teaching and Learning Conference, May 18 and 19 on the Oakland University campus.

From left to right: At Libro Community Café’s recent event, Executive Chef Paolo Vasapolli, worked with Balal Mohamed, Vivian Hui and Veronica Miller to prepare fish tacos with pickled red cabbage, and served the meals to the community. From left to right: At Libro Community Café’s recent event, Executive Chef Paolo Vasapolli, worked with Balal Mohamed, Vivian Hui and Veronica Miller to prepare fish tacos with pickled red cabbage, and served the meals to the community.

Community café prepares youth for work

Over a period of a few months UWindsor student Vivian Hui learned new skills as a cook,  cashier and waitress, thanks to a community program that equips young people with leadership and employment skills through implementing and operating a community cafe.

UWindsor PhD student Naomi G. Williams (l.) and research partner Anika Altiman (r.) pose with their poster tailored to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island UWindsor PhD student Naomi G. Williams (l.) and research partner Anika Altiman (r.) pose with their poster tailored to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island First Nation, as part of their entry in 2015 Auto21 Highly Qualified People competition.

Walpole Island safety project wins kudos for PhD candidate

A UWindsor PhD student recognized for her work to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island First Nation.