University of Windsor Alumni Magazine

Fall 2016

  • Antioxidant May Protect Against Age-Related Brain Diseases

    A vitamin-like nutrient that exists naturally in young brains has been shown to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases in laboratory animals, according to new University of Wi
  • An Academic Double Threat

    If you’re ever invited to the DiCecco house for dinner—study up. The family is home to engineering graduates and current students, a midwife and a biochemistry major.
  • The Fight to Fund a Cancer Killer

    According to Forbes, a pharmaceutical company can expect to spend $350 million on a new drug before it is even for sale.
  • Fall 2016

  • UWindsor’s Downtown Footprint - A Creative and Collaborative Community

    On a chilly day in November 2012, a crowd gathered in front of the same building where reporters, editors and printers had churned out thousands of editions of The Windsor Star newspaper for more than