Press Release Archive

Sculpture to honour local abolitionist activist, journalist, lawyer

(Windsor, Ontario, Feb. 8, 2021) ­­– The planned October unveiling of a sculpture honouring pioneering publisher Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823-1893) by the University of Windsor will be appropriate for several reasons, say members of the committee organizing the event. 

Forbes names UWindsor among Canada’s best employers

(Windsor, Ontario, Jan. 26, 2021) –The University of Windsor has been named one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes magazine. 

The University is listed 31st on the 2021 Forbes list of the top 300 employers that have more than 500 employees. As well, the University placed in the Top 10 among Universities in Canada. 

Alumna hired as UWindsor Executive Director of Public Affairs & Communications

 (Windsor, Ontario, Jan. 21, 2021) –UWindsor alumna Renée Trombley (BA 2003) will take up an appointment as Executive Director of Public Affairs and Communications effective Feb. 22, Vincent Georgie, Acting Associate Vice-President, External, announced Thursday. 

Trombley will succeed John Coleman, retiring after having served six years as PAC director. 

She comes to the University from the County of Essex, where she worked for the past five years as the Manager, Communications and Organizational Development. 

Agreement with airline to give international access to affordable flights

(Windsor, Ontario, Jan. 18, 2021) ­­– Canada’s largest airline will help international students coming to the University of Windsor find affordable flights under an agreement between the institutions.

Air Canada serves more than 200 airports on six continents. Chris Busch, UWindsor associate vice-president for enrolment management, says the new partnership will help students from abroad seeking to travel to Canada.

On-campus COVID testing to help ensure student safety

(Windsor, Ontario, January 14, 2021) –An on-campus clinic to test for exposure to COVID-19 will be available this Friday and Saturday to international students arriving at the University, and students arriving for campus residence. 

The clinic, which is only open to those students who are asymptomatic, is an extra measure in the University’s efforts to keep the campus and community safe.  

Canada Research Chair recognition for engineering innovator

(Windsor, Ontario, Dec. 16, 2020) – When it comes to the motors that make electric cars go, UWindsor engineering professor Narayan Kar is one of the world’s leading experts.

The federal government highlighted that today by naming Dr. Kar a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair holder in electrified vehicles.