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Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens presents University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman with a heritage plaque for the rehabilitation of the former Windsor Star.

UWindsor presented with heritage plaque for preservation of former Windsor Star site

The storied past of the former Windsor Star building will be accessible to future generations thanks to the University of Windsor.

City of Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens presented UWindsor president Alan Wildeman with a plaque that recognizes the heritage value of the Beaux-Arts style building at 167 Ferry Street.

Artwork by MFA candidate April MorrisA reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery. (Artwork by MFA candidate April Morris)

Exhibition traces 50 years of arts practice

A reception Thursday will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “A Line Through Time, 1967 | 2017” in the SoCA Armouries Gallery.

Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (193Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939).

UWindsor history project earns Ontario Heritage Award

There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.

It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.

That road to the championship game was onerous.

The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.

Faculty of Nursing Professor Judy Bornais was recognized as a 2018 3M National Teaching Fellow.Faculty of Nursing Professor Judy Bornais was recognized as a 2018 3M National Teaching Fellow.

Professor honoured with prestigious teaching fellowship

Windsor and Essex County is a healthier region thanks to Judy Bornais.

The University of Windsor nursing professor’s passion for learning and care for others has won her recognition from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education as one of its 2018 3M National Teaching Fellows.

Coldest Night of the Year poster image: snowflakeThe Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk on Saturday, February 24, will support the Downtown Mission.

Students challenge alumni to support Mission fundraiser

Student participants in Alternative Spring Break have challenged UWindsor alumni to join a walk February 24 raising funds for the Downtown Mission.

The Tea Party's Jeff Burrows performs at the Horse Shoe Tavern in Toronto while wearing one of Dr. Nadia Azar's BodyMedia Armbands. (Photo courtesy of Adrienne Jones/UWindsor)The Tea Party's Jeff Burrows performs at the Horse Shoe Tavern in Toronto while wearing one of Dr. Nadia Azar's BodyMedia Armbands. (Photo courtesy of Adrienne Jones/UWindsor)

Drummers wanted for online survey

Nadia Azar is looking for the particulars on the perils of being a percussionist.

The UWindsor associate professor of kinesiology has launched an online survey for drummers of all levels to gather information on playing-related pain and problems.

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UWindsor associate professor Jennifer Willet christens the new School of Creative Arts during Feasting the Lab on Jan. 20, 2018.UWindsor associate professor Jennifer Willet christens the new School of Creative Arts during Feasting the Lab on Jan. 20, 2018.

Professor blurs the lines between art and science

Jennifer Willet's art may evoke mixed feelings. And that's the point.

The associate professor at the University of Windsor specializes in bioart, a form of art that fuses scientific processes and materials in a gallery setting.

"It most often involves living, sometimes recently deceased biological material," Dr. Willet explained. "One of the things that really differentiates bioart from other art forms is the bioethics of the media are intrinsically present in the work of the artist and the viewer."

UWindsor's Christian Trudeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, will be featured in an upcoming issue of Games and Economics Behavior.UWindsor's Christian Trudeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, will be featured in an upcoming issue of Games and Economics Behavior.

Prof's work to be featured in journal commemorating Nobel Prize-winning economist

The University of Windsor’s Christian Trudeau says he’s honored to be featured in an upcoming special journal issue commemorating Nobel Prize-winning economist Lloyd Shapley.

The issue, scheduled to be published early this year in Games and Economics Behavior, will contain original research articles related to the many contributions Dr. Shapley made during his career.

“I had never met Dr. Shapley personally but I’ve read tons of his work,” Dr. Trudeau said. “To be associated, even as far as this to what he’s done, is a great honour.”

UWindsor professor Dr. Aaron Fisk received $15.9 million in funding for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network.UWindsor professor Dr. Aaron Fisk received $15.9 million in funding for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network.

UWindsor researcher champions collaborative freshwater research project

The Great Lakes will have a network of well-equipped guardians thanks to a plan hatched by a UWindsor researcher with funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science and Ministry of Economic Development and Growth.

Aaron Fisk and his nine collaborators will receive $15.9 million for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network (RAEON), a collaborative research project which will provide infrastructure and data management for Canadian scientists to carry-out cutting-edge research on freshwater ecosystems.