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Lecture to discuss activist practice in Detroit

UWindsor alumnus Grant Yocom, a special lecturer in philosophy at Michigan’s Oakland University, will discuss his research on urban social theory in the free public presentation “Here we live, here we shall live: Nietzsche, projective history and activist practice in Detroit,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the University Club Vanier Hall. Dr. Yocom has worked with community organizations and artist collectives on both sides of the border and currently serves on the executive board of the Windsor Philosophical Arts Association.

Online diary records student involvement in Indian hydro-engineering project

Engineering student Dylan Verburg is in India working on a research project aiming to improve water quality in New Delhi.

Economist to probe resistance to water recycling

Public resistance can scupper plans to use recycled wastewater to conserve freshwater, says economics professor Tongzhe Li.

European refugee policy subject of presentation

A presentation November 30 will discuss the structural tensions of refugee policy across the European Union. Giuseppe Sciortino, a professor of sociology at the Università di Trento, Italy, will deliver his lecture “The Gentle Monster” at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in room 162, Chrysler Hall South. This event, sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, is free and open to the public.

Speaker to address interplay of migration and the sexual order

Spatial movements are often associated with changes in preferences, norms, and practices — including in the most intimate spheres, says Martina Cvajner. A faculty member in the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences at the Università di Trento, Italy, she will deliver her lecture, “Migration and the Sexual Order” at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, in room 162, Chrysler Hall South. This event, sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, is free and open to the public.

Collaboration between Leddy Library and the Research Ethics Board provides a platform for researchers to share summaries with participants

UWindsor researchers have a new platform to share summary reports of research studies with study participants.

Professors emeritus translate Sartre's It Is Right to Rebel

The notions and ideas that poured out of conversations with a renowned French philosopher are just as poignant today as they were in 1972. And for the first time, those words transcribed by Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, and Pierre Victor in It Is Right to Rebel have been translated into English, thanks to two retired University of Windsor professors.

Researchers work with businesses, community to support people with aphasia

There are few things more dispiriting than losing the ability to communicate. And yet, every year, thousands of people across Canada awake to a new reality filled with elusive words and illegible text. It’s this growing population that a team from the University of Windsor has set out to provide with a new voice and a new lease on life.

Research experience seeking to empower children survivors of cancer

“Cancer Researcher for a Day” allows child cancer survivors to learn about work to find cures and better treatments.

Engineering professor receives international accolade for combustion research

UWindsor professor of mechanical, automotive and materials engineering Andrzej Sobiesiak has received recognition from the Polish Academy of Sciences.