Nesreen Elkord

Grad students to race clock in explaining research projects

stop watch set to 3 minutesUWindsor contestants will showcase their research and presentation skills in the Three Minute Thesis competition, March 28 in the CAW Student Centre.

UWindsor contestants will showcase their research and presentation skills in the Three Minute Thesis competition, March 28 in the CAW Student Centre.

PhD student hopes to make life easier for young Arab immigrants

Nesreen Elkord wants to make life a little simpler for young Arabs who are new to Canada.

“It’s really my passion to try to make the experiences of these kids easier than it was for me,” says Elkord, a PhD student in the Faculty of Education who studies under the tutelage of professor Shi Jing Xu. “I know I can’t do that all by myself, but I do feel that I have a duty to do this work.”

Lecture to explore feminism and argumentation

Feminists criticize the extent to which logic and other models for argumentation eliminate important contextual elements and force specific interpretations as if they were neutral, says philosophy professor Catherine Hundleby.

She will explore the subject in a free public lecture entitled "Feminism and Argumentation" on Thursday, September 8, at 3 p.m. in the seminar room of Parker House, 105 Sunset Avenue.