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UWindsor environmental engineering MASc students Rania Toufeili and Chrissy Ure show off their iron rings after graduation. Both were offered scholarships by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers.UWindsor environmental engineering MASc students Rania Toufeili and Chrissy Ure show off their iron rings after graduation. Both were offered scholarships by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers.

UWindsor engineering students claim three of four province-wide scholarships

University of Windsor engineering students clinched three of four scholarships offered province-wide by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers.

In partnership with The Personal Insurance Company, the society annually awards two undergraduate and two graduate students enrolled in engineering programs across Ontario.

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.

UWindsor biological sciences PhD student Katrina Switzer is working with 3D-printed yellow toads in the forests of Costa Rica to see how females choose among similarly coloured males.UWindsor biological sciences PhD student Katrina Switzer is working with 3D-printed yellow toads in the forests of Costa Rica to see how females choose among similarly coloured males.

Researchers use 3D printed toads in the wild

When the rains eventually blanket northwest Costa Rica, ushering in the country’s wet season, a booming chorus of yellow toads will fill the tropical forest.

And the moment that rain starts to fall, UWindsor’s Katrina Switzer will race to a pond in Santa Rosa National Park where she’ll match 3D printed “Robotoads” with unsuspecting mates.

“The Neotropical Yellow Toads have a large breeding event that really only happens once a year during the first massive rainfall,” Switzer explained, adding the rain usually starts falling in the middle of the night.

Dr. Carlin Miller, clinical neuropsychology faculty member and area coordinator, says the community and students at the University of Windsor will benefit from the Clinical Neuropsychology Service Clinic.Dr. Carlin Miller, clinical neuropsychology faculty member and area coordinator, says the community and students at the University of Windsor will benefit from the Clinical Neuropsychology Service Clinic.

Community enthusiasm greets grand opening of Neuropsychology Service Clinic

Friday’s grand opening of the Clinical Neuropsychology Service Clinic at the University of Windsor’s Psychological Services and Research Centre (PSRC) drew a large community crowd, with everyone from UWindsor president Alan Wildeman to community partners and potential clients on hand to check out the program’s new space.

Dr. Colin Novak's research into the Windsor Hum will be featured on the Japanese public television show Cosmic Front Next. The crew will be filming on campus on April 16, 2018.Dr. Colin Novak's research into the Windsor Hum will be featured on the Japanese public television show Cosmic Front Next. The crew will be filming on campus on April 16, 2018.

UWindsor prof to be featured on Japanese science show

Colin Novak is big in Japan.

And if the associate professor of mechanical, materials and automotive engineering isn’t yet, he will be soon.

A camera crew from Japan’s national public broadcaster NHK will be at the University of Windsor on April 16 to report on Dr. Novak’s investigation into the source of the infamous Windsor Hum.

Novak’s Noise Vibration and Harshness-Sound Quality Group set up low-frequency noise monitoring stations across the city’s west end to record noise within the hum’s frequency range.

UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk will be interviewed on the Cats Roundtable radio show on Sunday, April 1.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk will be interviewed on the Cats Roundtable radio show on Sunday, April 1.

Professor to be featured on east coast radio show

UWindsor’s resident Greenland shark expert will be making waves on the east coast this weekend.

Aaron Fisk, professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, will be a guest on the CatsRoundtable radio program airing this Sunday between 8:30 and 10 a.m.

Hosted by American businessman John Catsimatidis, the show is broadcasted weekly in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo.

Ian Thomas, biological sciences master's student, accepts his award from University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, during the Three Minute Thesis competition on Monday, March 26, 2018.Ian Thomas, biological sciences master's student, accepts his award from University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, during the Three Minute Thesis competition on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Biological sciences student soars in 3M Thesis Competition

The winner of this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Windsor is examining how the chirping of the Savannah Sparrow may help researchers to better understand the development of human language.

Biological sciences master’s student Ian Thomas took home the $1,000 top prize and the chance to represent the University of Windsor at the Ontario 3MT competition final at York University on April 19, 2018.

University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, Marilyn Racotivis, Helena Ventrella and Drew Dilkens cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the School of Creative Arts' Freedom Way Building on March 22, 2018.University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman, Marilyn Racotivis, Helena Ventrella and Drew Dilkens cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the School of Creative Arts' Freedom Way Building on March 22, 2018.

School of Creative Arts 'one of the most exciting creative spaces in Canada'

UWindsor president Alan Wildeman was joined by faculty, staff, students, and University supporters today as he cut the ribbons on the new School of Creative Arts (SoCA) buildings, located on downtown Windsor’s Freedom Way.

The president also announced that the Armouries main lobby will be named Veterans Hall to honour the building's military heritage.

UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.UWindsor's Dr. Aaron Fisk, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems, officially launches the Real-Time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network on Friday, March 16, 2017.

Research community celebrates launch of Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network

Researchers will monitor the Great Lakes with a network of real-time sensors, autonomous sub-surface vehicles, and independent instruments.