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University community mourns death of retired physics professor Lucjan Krause

- Jul 13, 2022

Campus flags will be lowered Wednesday, July 13, in memory of retired professor of physics Lucjan Krause, who died July 4.

Dr. Krause commenced his employment with the University of Windsor in September 1958 as assistant professor in the Department of Physics, receiving promotions in 1959 to associate professor and in 1965 to professor, a position he held until his retirement in 1993....

Coastal researcher says drownings demonstrate need for beach safety awareness

- Jul 13, 2022

A spate of recent drownings in the Great Lakes and elsewhere in Canada has put the spotlight on beach safety, says University of Windsor researcher Chris Houser.

Dr. Houser, dean of the Faculty of Science, heads the Coastal Research Group. Its members study the physical and social dimensions of the drowning hazard posed by rip currents in field sites along the Great Lakes, in the...

Newsletter provides update on Faculty of Science

- Jul 13, 2022

From the return of studying abroad field courses to Costa Rica and Iceland, to a strong showing of new research projects, the students, faculty, and staff in the Faculty of Science are enjoying a return to in-person activities.

Check out the Summer 2022 edition of Science Matters, the faculty’s...

Beach research featured in The Atlantic

- Jul 12, 2022

UWindsor rip current researchers Chris Houser and Summer Locknick know there’s a threat lurking off our coasts, and now thanks to an article in The Atlantic magazine, readers around the world know it, too.

Dr. Houser, dean of the Faculty of Science, and Locknick (BSc 2018, MSc 2020), a former graduate student in Houser’s Coastal Research Group, were the focus of an article in...

Program prepares incoming students in science and engineering

- Jun 20, 2022

Incoming transfer and first-year science and engineering students can prepare for classes through the UWindsor Prep Program.

Offered every summer, the program provides a condensed review of the grade 12 curriculum, readying students for their first year of post-secondary studies before starting in the fall.

Courses within the program include:

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Prof recognized as champion of world’s lakes

- Jun 17, 2022

A University of Windsor professor’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion has made her one of the inaugural recipients of the Large Lake Champion Award from the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR).

The debut award recognizes and honors five individuals whose work...

Alumni honour physics prof for dedication to teaching

- Jun 16, 2022

The University of Windsor Alumni Association will bestow its Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching on physics professor Steven Rehse during Spring Convocation ceremonies today.

The award honours faculty members — nominated by colleagues, alumni, and students — as incentive and encouragement for achieving excellence in teaching and learning...

Study of imperilled fish earns notice for biology student

- Jun 16, 2022

Sumeet Sekhon, who graduates today with an honours baccalaureate in biological sciences, beat out the provincial competition at the Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium to win Best Presentation in Ecology.

Sekhon characterized the genetic make-up of the federally endangered lake chubsucker, a small freshwater fish, across its entire...

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