Undergraduate Students

Renee BondyRenee Bondy holds up a copy of the book in which her essay was published.

Liberal nuns inspired 'unruly' feminist writer

Growing up in a fairly liberal Roman Catholic family in the 1970s, Renée Bondy only ever heard stories about severe nuns in black habits, but still learned to dread them in the same way a child might fear an unseen monster under her bed.

The nuns she grew up with played acoustic guitar, looked like Joan Baez, and wore comfortable shoes and groovy wooden crosses on leather lanyards.

Bill Lloyd and Rosemary BriscoeBill Lloyd and his cat Jake accept an early Christmas gift of some LED light bulbs from campus police services community liaison officer Rosemary Briscoe on Friday.

Campus police reach out to area residents with free light bulbs

Sandra Lloyd says it’s “a bit of a ghost town” in the area around the front of her California Avenue home when students aren’t around.

So she was extremely happy when Rosemary Briscoe showed up on her front porch Friday morning with an early Christmas gift of some new LED light bulbs to help illuminate the area.

obese peopleAbout 25 percent of Canada's population is categorized as obese, but we need to be less obsessed with weight and more focused on promoting healthy living, according to Bill Bogart.

Combating obesity requires new approach, legal expert says

Rather than creating laws to help obese people lose weight, we need interventions that make people healthier, says a UWindsor law researcher.
John Murray, Suzanne Ali and Michael HattenGrad students John Murray, left, Suzanne Ali and Michael Hatten conducted research to learn more about how varsity football players' knowledge and attitudes about concussions influenced their behaviour.

Football players may disregard concussion consequences, student researchers find

Despite being aware of the long-term consequences of concussions, some football players are willing to continue participating because they’re able to rationalize putting their sport ahead of themselves.

Those were among the findings of a trio of first-year masters students in kinesiology who presented their work yesterday, the final day for their research methods course.

Ryan SnelgroveRyan Snelgrove has found an innovative way to incorporate the use of social media in his classroom.

Prof gives students something to tweet about

Rather than looking at modern communications technology as a hindrance, kinesiology professor Ryan Snelgrove is embracing it.
Michael Miller and Tricia CarmichaelPhD student Michael Miller, left, and chemistry professor Tricia Carmichael examine a piece of silicone rubber with silver nanowires embedded in it. Their method of making the prototype marks an important step towards making stretchable electronics a reality.

Chemists develop innovative method for making bendable electronics

A chemist and her team of researchers have made a major stride forward in the race to make electronics that can bend and stretch.