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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.

Working to eradicate invasive species

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

Rob Stewart gets up close and personal with a tiger shark during the filming of Sharkwater Extinction. The film is produced and edited by UWindsor assistant professor Nick Hector. Rob Stewart gets up close and personal with a tiger shark during the filming of Sharkwater Extinction. The film is produced and edited by UWindsor assistant professor Nick Hector.

New UWindsor prof's shark doc premiering at TIFF

Nick Hector faced a daunting challenge.

How do you take more than 500 terabytes of raw video footage and edit a documentary that honours the director’s legacy while holding true to his artistic vision?

“Rob Stewart was just so earnest and genuine and there was no artifice about him wanting to change the world,” Hector said, a University of Windsor assistant professor.

Dylan Kristy is the University of Windsor's social media coordinator.Dylan Kristy is the University of Windsor's social media coordinator.

New social media co-ordinator a familiar face

Chances are you may have encountered Dylan Kristy in some capacity at the University of Windsor.

Whether Kristy reported on your research, engaged with you on social media, or stopped to talk on campus, he has been active on many fronts since joining the UWindsor staff in early 2017.

Describing himself as a “recovering newspaper reporter,” he spent eight years working as a reporter and senior copy editor at the Windsor Star before joining the University as its research communications co-ordinator.

Cody Dey, a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher, says about 10 per cent of Arctic species have never been the subject of a published study.Cody Dey, a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher, says about 10 per cent of Arctic species have never been the subject of a published study.

UWindsor researcher finds Arctic species critically understudied

The focused scope of research in Canada’s Arctic potentially leaves dozens of species at risk, says a UWindsor post-doctoral researcher.

Cody Dey, currently studying in the Process-Driven Predictive Ecology Lab at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, said conserving Arctic wildlife poses a challenge because 10 per cent of birds, fish and mammal species have never been the subject of a published study.

University of Windsor's Dr. Robin Gras has helped launch a company that uses artificial intelligence to manage social media channels.University of Windsor's Dr. Robin Gras has helped launch a company that uses artificial intelligence to manage social media channels.

UWindsor prof launches AI-powered social media publishing platform

Struggling to keep up with all the Tweets, Posts and ‘Grams? A University of Windsor professor has helped launch a company that takes the stress out of social media.

Computer science professor Robin Gras said his San Francisco-based Movyl Technologies not only automates the functions of composing, curating, scheduling and publishing content across social platforms but engages with influencers and learns from these functions over time.

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UWindsor's Dr. Cheryl Collier's book "The Politics of Ontario" is the perfect primer for people interested in learning more about the province ahead of the June 7 election.UWindsor's Dr. Cheryl Collier's book "The Politics of Ontario" is the perfect primer for people interested in learning more about the province ahead of the June 7 election.

UWindsor prof pens primer for upcoming provincial election

UWindsor’s Cheryl Collier has crafted the ultimate guide for the upcoming Ontario election.

The associate professor and acting head of the political science department led a team of 15 contributors for The Politics of Ontario, an in-depth analysis of all aspects of the Ontario political landscape.

“The book was about trying to understand what makes Ontario tick,” Dr. Collier said.

Chi Carmody, Canadian director of the Canada-United States Law Institute, presents the Sidney Picker Jr. Award to law professor emerita Maureen Irish.Chi Carmody, Canadian director of the Canada-United States Law Institute, presents the Sidney Picker Jr. Award to law professor emerita Maureen Irish.

Law professor emerita wins cross-border recognition

The Canada-United States Law Institute conferred its “Sidney Picker Jr. Award” on UWindsor law professor emerita Maureen Irish during its annual conference April 12 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The award recognizes leadership, efforts to foster Canada-United States relations, and contributions to the work of the institute. It is named to honour the founder of the institute, which is jointly operated by Case Western Reserve University and the University of Western Ontario.

University of Windsor President Dr. Alan Wildeman listens to speakers during his farewell dinner at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Wildeman will be retiring on June 30, 2018.University of Windsor President Dr. Alan Wildeman listens to speakers during his farewell dinner at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Wildeman will be retiring on June 30, 2018.

Farewell dinner honours president's lasting contributions

Alan Wildeman’s legacy of transformation will forever live on at the University of Windsor.

The outgoing president was honoured during a farewell dinner Tuesday night, where more than 500 people gathered to pay tribute to his contributions throughout his decade-long tenure.

Chancellor Ed Lumley announced on behalf of the Board of Governors that the new Freedom Way building will be renamed the Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts and Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presented Dr. Wildeman with a key to the city.

UWindsor Professor Charlene Senn is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual Violence, the Government of Canada announced.UWindsor Professor Charlene Senn is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual Violence, the Government of Canada announced.

Work against sexual violence earns Canada Research Chair for UWindsor professor

Charlene Senn’s goal is to empower women.

The University of Windsor professor has devoted her professional life to arming women with the knowledge and tools they need to better protect themselves against sexual violence without limiting their freedom.

And it’s that work that has led to her appointment as the Canada Research Chair in this field of study.

“During my undergraduate degree I really didn’t know what I was going to do and had always thought about careers like medicine or dentistry,” Dr. Senn said.