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University of Windsor professors Phillip Karpowicz and Christina Semeniuk received the Early Researcher Awards from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.University of Windsor professors Phillip Karpowicz and Christina Semeniuk received the Early Researcher Awards from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

Science professors honoured with Early Researcher Awards

Two University of Windsor professors are among this year's recipients of the Early Researcher Awards, a provincial program that helps institutions build research teams.

Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz and Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research professor Christina Semeniuk were both awarded $150,000 over five years from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.

UWindsor presented with heritage plaque for preservation of former Windsor Star site

The storied past of the former Windsor Star building will be accessible to future generations thanks to the University of Windsor.

City of Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens presented UWindsor president Alan Wildeman with a plaque that recognizes the heritage value of the Beaux-Arts style building at 167 Ferry Street.

Survey invites students to share personal experiences with sexual violence

University and college students across Ontario are being invited this week to participate in an online survey to gather information on their experiences, general attitudes, and beliefs related to personal safety and sexual violence.

The Student Voices on Sexual Assault survey is the first of its kind in Canada and builds on stand-alone sexual violence policies now in place at every university and college campus in Ontario.

Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (193Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939).

UWindsor history project earns Ontario Heritage Award

There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.

It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.

That road to the championship game was onerous.

The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.

Faculty of Nursing Professor Judy Bornais was recognized as a 2018 3M National Teaching Fellow.Faculty of Nursing Professor Judy Bornais was recognized as a 2018 3M National Teaching Fellow.

Professor honoured with prestigious teaching fellowship

Windsor and Essex County is a healthier region thanks to Judy Bornais.

The University of Windsor nursing professor’s passion for learning and care for others has won her recognition from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education as one of its 2018 3M National Teaching Fellows.

University of Windsor women's basketball head coach Chantelle Vallée works with players during a practice on Jan. 31, 2018.University of Windsor women's basketball head coach Chantelle Vallée works with players during a practice on Jan. 31, 2018.

Value of same-sex coaches extends beyond the court, says UWin student

Taylor Imeson wants to see more women in head coaching positions.

Not only would it provide female athletes with same-sex mentors, but she says it would inspire future generations of female coaches to pursue the career.

"I had always noticed that women's sports were growing, but there were barely any female coaches," says Imeson.

"Participants felt they had the necessary skills and self-efficacy to coach, however, due to various reasons, a majority did not identify coaching as a career aspiration."

The Tea Party's Jeff Burrows performs at the Horse Shoe Tavern in Toronto while wearing one of Dr. Nadia Azar's BodyMedia Armbands. (Photo courtesy of Adrienne Jones/UWindsor)The Tea Party's Jeff Burrows performs at the Horse Shoe Tavern in Toronto while wearing one of Dr. Nadia Azar's BodyMedia Armbands. (Photo courtesy of Adrienne Jones/UWindsor)

Drummers wanted for online survey

Nadia Azar is looking for the particulars on the perils of being a percussionist.

The UWindsor associate professor of kinesiology has launched an online survey for drummers of all levels to gather information on playing-related pain and problems.

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