Students at St. Anne's School raised more than $2,500 this year to fund a scholarship for students researching breast cancer.
Nine finalists will explain their way to glory Monday during the final round of UWindsor’s Three Minute Thesis competition.
A PhD student in biology has spent his summer hunkered down in the lab trying to figure out why an anti-nausea drug used by cancer patients might put more stress on breast cancer cells and make them more resistant to chemotherapy.
Pupils at St. Anne’s French Immersion School were tickled pink to support cancer research again this year during their annual penny drive, raising $3,488 in copper, and more than $19,000 in total, including government fund matching, since the annual campaign began in 2008.
Students presented the donation to UWindsor representatives Friday during a school-wide assembly. St. Anne’s teacher and penny drive organizer John Dufour said he expects even more pennies to trickle in throughout the month of June.