Windsor Law Professor & Centre for Cities Director Anneke Smit and Allard Law Professor Alexandra Flynn published an opinion piece in the Toronto Star Monday making the argument that local governments are “bleeding democracy” in their rush to address COVID-19.
— Published on Apr 30th, 2020
An interdisciplinary research team has received $24,600 in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, another $3,000 from WIFF, and $2,000 in in-kind support from UWindsor’s School of the Creative Arts to find ways to improve the Windsor International Film Festival's (WIFF) year-round reach.
— Published on Apr 2nd, 2020
Windsor-Tecumseh MP Irek Kusmierczyk announced $125,000 in funding through the Climate
Action Fund to Windsor Law, represented by professors Anneke Smit, Patricia Galvão-Ferreira,
— Published on Mar 25th, 2020
About 30 Windsor Law students under the leadership of professors Anneke Smit and Patrícia Galvão Ferreira participated in a nationwide research-a-thon on municipalities and climate change Monday, Nov. 18.
— Published on Nov 21st, 2019
On Friday, November 8, 2019 professors Anneke Smit and Patrícia Galvão Ferreira and a team of students from Windsor Law launched a new project to support meaningful municipal climate action across Canada and beyond.
— Published on Mar 25th, 2020
Professor Anneke Smit shared a column with the Windsor Star regarding the planning tools available to City Council to influence the mega-hospital location. Read the full article on the Windsor Star website.
— Published on Sep 7th, 2018
In the midst of the global migration crisis, higher education opportunities for refugee youth can play a crucial role in their safety and protection.
Following the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016, universities and other members of civil society have been called upon to share responsibility for creating pathways to refugee protection. To assist these efforts, Windsor Law’s Professor Anneke Smit was engaged by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Europe and partner organizations in the European Resettlement Network (ERN+) as external consultant to conduct a feasibility study of higher education scholarships for refugees.
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— Published on May 10th, 2018
Windsor Law faculty and students were recently recognized at the 12th Annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence award ceremony.
— Published on Dec 5th, 2017
Windsor Law Professor, Anneke Smit, will be honoured during the Alumni Association Annual General Meeting for her efforts to guide and mentor students.
— Published on Nov 16th, 2017
Professor Anneke Smit wrote an article for Macleans Magazine titled, "Canadians have turned a blind eye to the Liberals’ refugee failures." In the article Smit posits that Canada’s big talk on refugees doesn’t align with the government’s private-sponsorship cap—which, she says, was swept under the rug.
— Published on May 16th, 2017