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Talbot Trail Public School Principal Chris Mills and University of Windsor's Shijing Xu participate in a Skype call with Ren He Jei Primary School in Chongqing, China.Talbot Trail Public School Principal Chris Mills and University of Windsor's Shijing Xu participate in a Skype call with Ren He Jei Primary School in Chongqing, China.

UWindsor sister-school program 'life-changing' for local principal

On a rainy Tuesday evening, educators at Talbot Trail Public School sat in a semi-circle and fixed their gaze on a screen in the library.

Seven geometric shapes of various colours lay scattered in front of each person while on the other side of the world, educators in Chongqing, China began a lesson on Grade 2 arithmetic.

“This has been a life-changing experience for us,” said Talbot Trail principal Chris Mills.

“We are able to learn what works over there and they are learning what works over here.”

Robert Wilson performs a leg extension at the St. Denis Centre as part of the Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) program coordinated by PhD student Kelly Carr in partnership with Community Living Essex County.Robert Wilson performs a leg extension at the St. Denis Centre as part of the Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) program coordinated by PhD student Kelly Carr in partnership with Community Living Essex County.

HK grad student combats stigma of disability

Kelly Carr wants to destroy barriers.

That’s why her research as a PhD student at the University of Windsor has worked to showcase the strengths of people with disabilities to combat the negative stigma that often follows them throughout their lives.

Carr’s research is broken into three phases and examines how people with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) participating in a physical exercise program, meaningful employment and elite sports can influence opinion.

Judy BornaisNursing professor Judy Bornais is one of two recipients of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching honoured during the University’s 107th Convocation ceremonies.

Esteemed scholars honoured for their quality teaching

The Alumni Association conferred teaching awards on professors Jeremey Rawson and Judy Bornais during Convocation.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a Lake SturgU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a lake sturgeon at the grand opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre.

Great Lakes research centre provides state-of-the-art facility in LaSalle

The University of Windsor's Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre officially opened its doors on Wednesday and will focus on the restoration of damaged ecosystems, invasive species biology and water quality.