Awards to recognize student dedication to equity in STEM fields

The Office of Research and Innovation Services has created two awards valued at $500 each to be given to students in a STEM-related discipline who have demonstrated a dedication to and mastery of the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The award was created in lieu of a speaking fee for Lisa Willis of the University of Alberta, who gave a seminar titled “Writing Effective EDI Statements” to the University of Windsor community on Sept. 15.

Students can nominate themselves or their peers. Faculty are also invited to nominate students. Nominations are due by 4 p.m. Oct. 21 using the form at:

Results will be announced during the week of Nov. 9. For more information, email

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