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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.

Adoption of cross-discipline approaches is the new frontier, says social work theorist

Seeing the UWindsor School of Social Work prepare to relocate into the former Windsor Star buildings brings back a lot of memories for Francis Turner.

A native of the city, he delivered the newspaper on a route near his boyhood home between Bruce and Janette avenues near Giles Boulevard.

“This was just at the end of the Second World War, so people were very anxious for news,” he recalls. “You really felt you were providing an important service to them.”

Seminar to engage social workers in critical thinking

A seminar next month promises professional development for practising social workers and students of the profession, as Community Partners for Applied Research and Consultation presents “Social Work: What have we done to ourselves?” Wednesday, April 17.

Brent Angell, director of the UWindsor School of Social Work, will act as host for the event, which runs 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue.

Scheduled speakers include:

Key transfer video available online for viewing

A video recording the November 30 celebration of the University’s takeover of the former Windsor Star buildings is now available for viewing.

The video by Suede Productions captures the historic handover of keys to the complex from Star publisher Marty Beneteau to UWindsor president Alan Wildeman. Hundreds of students, staff, faculty, alumni and assorted well-wishers were on hand to witness the moment.