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Public forum to combat vaccine hesitancy in local African populations

(Windsor, ON, October 28, 2021) ­­– A UWindsor-led strategy to boost vaccine confidence among Africans in Windsor and Essex County will kick off Saturday, Oct. 30, with a free public forum over Zoom.

UWindsor sociology and anthropology professor Francisca Omorodion has launched the project to combat misconceptions about COVID-19 and hesitancy about the vaccines available to control the spread of the virus.

Alumni establishes first Indigenous scholarship for undergraduate business students

Tony HowardA scholarship for Indigenous undergraduate students of entrepreneurship will honour the late businessman and UWindsor grad Tony Howard.

(Windsor, ON, October 27, 2021) ­­– A ground-breaking undergraduate scholarship for Indigenous students studying entrepreneurship at the Odette School of Business has been established in honour of local entrepreneur and philanthropist Gregory Anthony “Tony” Howard.

University of Windsor alumni and brothers Mike, Bob, and John Howard approached the University in August to launch Odette’s first endowed Indigenous undergraduate scholarship to honour their late father who was a successful businessman and University of Windsor graduate.

Citizen scientists and UWindsor to monitor coastal changes at five national parks

Citizen scientists will team with UWindsor researchers to monitor coastal changes in new Parks Canada Coastie initiativeCitizen scientists will team with UWindsor researchers to monitor coastal changes in new Parks Canada Coastie initiative

(Windsor, ON., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2021) – When you take a photo of yourself, that’s a selfie. When you take a photo of the coast, that’s a coastie!

Parks Canada is launching the Coastie Initiative, a new citizen science program in five Parks Canada administered locations. Pictures taken by visitors in these places will help monitor coastal change over time.