Alumni

Working to eradicate invasive species

UWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett.  Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl BoyesUWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett. Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl Boyes.

A UWindsor biologist and students use pheromone research to outsmart the invasive sea lampre, an eel-like fish in the Great Lakes.

Campus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk banners

Campus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk bannersCampus gets early glimpse of Turtle Island Walk banners

The official dedication of Turtle Island Walk will take place on Thursday, Sept. 21, but the campus community got an early glimpse of the vibrant banners that will anchor the six prominent seating areas along the pedestrian thoroughfare this week.

The art featured on the banners is the work of First Nations artist Teresa Altiman who grew up on Walpole Island and draws inspiration from both the landscape and her indigenous heritage.

Maple Leafs great to greet golfers at alumni tourney

Al IafrateThe UWindsor alumni golf tournament Monday will welcome a special guest, Toronto Maple Leafs alumnus Al Iafrate.

The UWindsor alumni golf tournament Monday will welcome a special guest, Toronto Maple Leafs alumnus Al Iafrate.

Civil engineering grads give back in celebration of 50th anniversary

Second-year civil engineering student Jason Duic speaks with alumni David Strelchuk, Philip Waier, and Henry Regts.Second-year civil engineering student Jason Duic describes the use of fibre reinforced polymer composites to strengthen concrete to alumni David Strelchuk, Philip Waier, and Henry Regts during a tour of the structures lab, Wednesday in the Centre for Engineering Innovation.

Members of the civil engineering Class of 1967 have endowed a scholarship fund to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their graduation.

Campers hatch a plan in engineering egg drop

Lancer Engineering campers put the finishing touches on their apparatus that will carry their egg from the third floor of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation to the ground.Lancer Engineering campers put the finishing touches on their apparatus that will carry their egg from the third floor of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation to the ground.

Sydney Ryan may have had a slight advantage over her fellow campers.

The 12-year-old has a knack for engineering and builds race car tracks for her brothers and boats at home using found materials.

So, it’s no surprise that when tasked with the challenge to bring an egg safely to the ground from three storeys up, Ryan had a plan.

“We are trying to make a bird’s nest and have a base with a spongey-kind of foam material, a layer of paper and then a web of tight string that goes on either side of the egg,” Ryan said, who will be going into Grade 8 in the fall.