News Releases

Three students smile while walking and talking outside of the University of Windsor's Toldo Lancer Centre.
The Rodziks stand in front of a concrete panel of the new six story residence
May 29th, 2024

WINDSOR, Ont. — Marking a significant milestone, the University of Windsor proudly announces the naming of its latest student residence as Rodzik Hall, in recognition of the Don Rodzik Foundation’s substantial contributions to the University and the Windsor-Essex community.

“Rodzik Hall symbolizes our commitment to supporting the educational journey and well-being of students here at the University of Windsor,” said Don Rodzik.

“We are honoured to contribute to a project that will have a lasting impact on the university and the broader community.”

The University of Windsor's Residence Hall West is pictured with the Ambassador Bridge in the background.
May 6th, 2024

WINDSOR, Ont. – The University of Windsor is excited to announce the appointment of Camisha Sibblis as the Director of the Black Scholars Institute (BSI), marking a significant step forward in the University’s commitment to research excellence and community engagement.

Dr. Mike McKay examines a water sample with researchers pictured in the background
May 6th, 2024

WINDSOR, Ont. — The University of Windsor is leading a $15 million research project to help Canada respond to future pandemics by strengthening our country’s biomanufacturing sector.

A person holds a stylized lightbulb next to a laptop to represent intellectual property.
Apr 9th, 2024

WINDSOR, Ont. — In a significant boost to innovation and commercialization, the University of Windsor has been awarded $300,000 by Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON) to fortify its intellectual property capabilities.

The funding is earmarked for UWindsor’s Office of Research Partnership, a key player in technology transfer and industry collaboration, enhancing the university's capacity to bring inventions to market.

The investment is part of IPON's broader initiative, investing $2.9 million into 10 Ontario postsecondary institutions to fuel innovation and commercial endeavours.

University of Windsor President Robert Gordon
Mar 13th, 2024

WINDSOR, Ont. — Dr. Robert Gordon has been reappointed as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Windsor.

The University’s Board of Governors made the decision recently, following a review process.

"President Gordon's leadership in guiding this University is truly exceptional,” said Helga Reidel, chair of UWindsor’s Board of Governors.