News Releases

Three students smile while walking and talking outside of the University of Windsor's Toldo Lancer Centre.
Jennifer D'Alimonte and Robert Gordon smile while shaking hands
Jun 21st, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — University of Windsor and Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre (CAIFC) representatives signed a memorandum of understanding on National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre.

The memorandum outlines a shared commitment to engage and work together in local initiatives advancing Truth and Reconciliation, learning, respectful knowledge creation, and the well-being of local First Nations and campus communities.

Clinton Beckford has accepted the position of Vice-President, People, Equity, and Inclusion. (Photo courtesy of the University of Windsor)
Jun 21st, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — Following a highly competitive search process, Clinton Beckford will begin a five-year appointment as Vice-President, People, Equity, and Inclusion, effective July 1, 2023.

Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Beckford will be the University’s leader in executing a progressive approach to supporting people and cultures, empowering faculty, staff and student efforts to advance the University’s commitment to cultivating an equitable, inclusive, respectful, and healthy campus environment and organizational culture.

Eight people shovel dirt in front of a yellow excavator
Jun 19th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — With shovels in hand, members from the University of Windsor and Tilbury Capital ushered in a new future for housing on campus and in the local community Monday.

During an event to mark the official groundbreaking of the new student residence, University of Windsor President Robert Gordon said the project will enhance the student experience and address a critical need for housing in Windsor.

Dr. Charu Chandrasekera is seen in her lab holding 3D ioprinted tissue.
Jun 14th, 2023

WINDSOR, Ont. — Advocacy from the University of Windsor’s Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) has helped shape a Bill that received royal assent Tuesday evening.

Bill S-5, an act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, includes revisions requiring the federal government to replace and reduce animals in chemical toxicity testing and to publish a plan within the next two years promoting the development and timely incorporation of alternative strategies for toxicity testing.