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contest winnersFrom left, engineering students Shibin Pennickara, Hajjar Al-Hasna Ahmad Rizal, Yanting Liu, and Stephanie Shaw took top honours in the Water Environment Association of Ontario student design contest.

Design contest win secures free trip to New Orleans for engineering students

A group of fourth-year engineering students will get an all-expenses paid trip to New Orleans this fall after taking top honours in a contest that required them to design a new wastewater treatment plan for a rapidly growing region north of Toronto.

Kerry McPhedranKerry McPhedran stands beside a warning sign posted on a lifeguard stand at Sandpoint Beach. The post-doctoral fellow believes predictive modelling may be a better way to determine whether beaches should be closed to swimmers.

Predictive modelling may be better way to determine beach closures, researcher believes

Post-doctoral fellow Kerry McPhedran believes predictive modelling may be a better way to determine if beaches ought to be closed to bathers.

University recognized for workplace wellness programs

Everyone wins with workplace wellness, says Rita LaCivita, executive director of human resources at the University of Windsor. Her department has launched a number of initiatives to support employees in achieving their health and wellness goals.

Now those efforts have won recognition from Go For Health Windsor-Essex and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. The University of Windsor will receive a Healthy Workplace Award from Working Toward Wellness at a breakfast reception, Wednesday, October 19, at the Ciociaro Club.