Alumni

Nadia Azar, UWindsor Kinesiology Associate Professor, is studying the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.Nadia Azar, UWindsor Kinesiology Associate Professor, is studying the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.

Breaking down the beat: Studying the biomechanics of drummers

Nadia Azar enjoys concerts differently than you and me.

Packed into a music venue, swaying with the crowd, Dr. Azar narrows her focus on the musician at the back of the stage.

“What you’re supposed to be thinking about when you’re at a rock concert is what’s going on with the drummer’s back muscles, right?” Azar joked.

Azar, an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Windsor, has launched a study into the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.

UWindsor President Alan Wildeman accepts the Heritage Award from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens during the Celebrating 2017 Mayor's Award on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.UWindsor President Alan Wildeman accepts the Heritage Award from Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens during the Celebrating 2017 Mayor's Award on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.

Mayor toasts UWindsor for preserving city's history

The University of Windsor was honoured by the Mayor of Windsor this week for its work in preserving historic buildings in the city’s downtown core.

President Alan Wildeman accepted the Celebrating 2017 Mayor’s Award Tuesday in honour of the city’s 125th anniversary.

"It was very nice to have the University of Windsor be recognized by the city for the efforts to preserve and reimagine historic locations," Dr. Wildeman said.

Julia Borsatto, UWindsor clinical neuropsychology graduate student, and Laura Pineault (B.Sc. 2016) are associate directors of Aphasia Friendly Canada.Julia Borsatto, UWindsor clinical neuropsychology graduate student, and Laura Pineault (B.Sc. 2016) are associate directors of Aphasia Friendly Canada.

Researchers work with businesses, community to support people with aphasia

There are few things more dispiriting than losing the ability to communicate. And yet, every year, thousands of people across Canada awake to a new reality filled with elusive words and illegible text.

It’s this growing population that a team from the University of Windsor has set out to provide with a new voice and a new lease on life.

Natasha FeghaliNatasha Feghali (BA 2007, B.Ed 2008) is one of three recent grads who will be honoured during the alumni association’s Annual General Meeting and Awards Presentations on Thursday, November 16.

Awards reception to recognize outstanding alumni

The University of Windsor Alumni Association will honour an outstanding educator as well as six graduates at varying stages of their careers at its Annual General Meeting and Awards Presentations evening on Thursday, November 16, starting at 5 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre's Ambassador Auditorium.

If you plan to attend, RSVP online or e-mail alumni@uwindsor.ca.

UWindsor instructor and author Marty Gervais has released a new book where he explores Windsor's five original towns on foot.UWindsor instructor and author Marty Gervais has released a new book where he explores Windsor's five original towns on foot.

Author steps into Windsor's storied past

UWindsor instructor Marty Gervais has published a new book, Five Days Walking Five Towns, where he explores Windsor's original towns on foot.

BBQ on the Wilson CommonsEvents Friday in the David A. Wilson Commons form the centrepiece of Alumni Weekend.

Events to fill weekend with alumni activities

Alumni Weekend promises a series of events to welcome grads back to campus, September 28 to October 1.