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Genetic influence on life experiences subject of collaborative book

A peer-reviewed book representing collaboration between faculty, students and the Leddy Library will enjoy a launch Friday, November 27.

Local grants provide Seeds4Hope in research to fight cancer

Three UWindsor researchers won two-year grants totalling $233,500 as seed funding to support cancer-related studies.

Funding to support monitoring health of Great Lakes wetlands

A $10 million grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency will support a program to monitor wetlands surrounding the Great Lakes.

Campus mourns death of retiree Joyce Durocher

Campus flags will be lowered Friday, October 9, in memory of retired secretary Joyce Durocher, who died October 4. Joyce joined the UWindsor staff in 1986 as a secretary in the biology department secretary, a position she held until her retirement in 1999. She took up a post-retirement appointment as secretary in the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research until 2001.

Things looking up for biology students observing migrations

Biology students headed to Lake Erie’s north shore Saturday to observe migrating birds in flight.

High schoolers explore science at UWindsor

34 high schoolers from across Windsor-Essex who spent a week in the Faculty of Science for short lectures, fun activities and lab exercises. 

Competition calls for bio innovative solutions

UWindsor’s first Bio Innovative Solutions (BIS) competition is inviting university and college students students to submit problem solving proposals related to biotechnology. 

2015 NSERC Discovery Competition results announced

More than $3.7 in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding was announced yesterday, June 22, to support the work of 23 UWindsor researchers.     

Grade school students explore biology at UWindsor

Harrow’s St. Anthony Catholic School’s sixth and fifth graders explore biology at UWindsor, during an educational field trip June 17.

Passionate teacher honoured for generosity to students

His passion and talents as an educator earned biology professor Dennis Higgs an Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching during the morning session of Convocation on Tuesday, June 16. A former student says that of the numerous instructors he has had, Dr. Higgs stands out as one of the most unforgettable professors: “He has a teaching style that is like no other.” Dr. Higgs teaches every class as a partnership, with both sides contributing significant effort to the process.