graphic: UWill DiscoverRegister today for the March 29 UWill Discover undergraduate research conference.

Conference promises to transcend borders Tuesday

The UWill Discover undergraduate research conference—Tuesday, March 29, in the CAW Student Centre’s Ambassador Auditorium—will feature a keynote panel at midday.

“We’re excited to take this non-traditional approach to a keynote presentation,” says conference chair Simon du Toit.

The panel will feature six keynote speakers offering their unique perspectives on the theme “Transcending Borders: Visions from the Windsor/Detroit Corridor.” They are:

  • UWindsor president Alan Wildeman;
  • William Anderson, director of the Cross Border Institute;
  • professor Michael Darroch of the School of Creative Arts;
  • Russell Nahdee, director of the Aboriginal Education Centre;
  • Jaydee Tarpeh, president of the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance; and
  • Jerry Herron, dean of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College at Wayne State University.

Research presentations by students in a variety of disciplines make up the bulk of the day’s program.

Attendance is free and open to the public. To register, visit A random draw will select one registered audience member to receive a $50 prize.