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Course combines science and law in considering water safety

- Nov 30, 2022

A new interdisciplinary class that blends law with science encourages UWindsor students to step out of their academic comfort zone.

In the Special Topics in Earth and Environmental Sciences/Advanced Tort Law course, the students learn about the physical and social aspects of water hazards and beach safety as well as the legal liability of public authorities for drownings, near...


Leadership and research skills earn national award for chemistry student

- Nov 29, 2022

Synthetic chemist Joseph Zurakowski has won a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. As a Vanier Scholar, the doctoral student has demonstrated leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies.

These awards are competitive — this is the first to be awarded to a UWindsor Faculty of Science student in over 10 years, and Fallon Mitchell is the first-ever...


Science graduate explores the nature of art

- Nov 28, 2022

Recent graduate Dante Bresolin (BSc 2022) took scientific training and passion for the arts to become the latest emerging artist in residence with Art Windsor Essex.

The 2022 three-month residency runs September through November and includes community outreach, a solo exhibition, and creating digital content as an educational tool.

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Computer science students enjoy networking opportunity

- Nov 24, 2022

Undergraduate computer science students got a chance to meet Windsor-based tech innovators during a networking event downtown on Friday, Nov. 18.

Networking Hubs are held across Ontario in the lead up to the annual Canadian Undergraduate Tech Conference (CUTC). Computer science students were invited to 300 Ouellette Ave. for networking, discussions, and learning about STEM in Windsor...


Seminar to consider charitable contribution to community well-being

- Nov 17, 2022

A seminar Thursday, Nov. 24, will look at charitable organizations and community well-being, with an emphasis on Indigenous communities. It is open to the campus community and will run 4 to 5:30 p.m. in room 104, Anthony P. Toldo Health Education Centre.

Hosted by the Department of Economics and presented by Rose Anne Devlin, a professor of economics at the University of Ottawa, “...


Organization a leap forward for neutron research

- Nov 14, 2022

The University of Windsor is part of a new not-for-profit research organization, Neutrons Canada, established to lead a critically needed research infrastructure program.

Led by McMaster University and the University of Saskatchewan as co-chairs of the Canadian Neutron Initiative, 15 member universities, including Windsor, have come together to...


Science Olympiad puts high schoolers on the podium

- Nov 11, 2022

Nearly 200 high school students competed at the 2022 Science Olympiad on Friday, Oct. 14.

The Faculty of Science hosts the annual competition for Grade 11 and 12 students who are passionate about science. This year saw the return of in-person science challenges.

“This was the first time the event was held back...


Scholarship winner tops in tech

- Nov 11, 2022

The contributions to technology by a UWindsor medical physics undergraduate have caught the attention of Canadian technology company Telus.

Jordyn Matthews won Telus’ 2022 Diversity in Technology scholarship. The $5,000 award recognizes women and minorities in technology.

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