Faculty in the News

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is a security camera in the Financial District of San Francisco. San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. ( (Eric Risberg/The Associated Press)

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on new surveillance cameras for downtown core

CBC Windsor reports on Windsor city council's approval of 20 new surveillance cameras for the downtown core at Monday night's…

Sgt. Steve Betteridge say that Windsor police's drone program is still in its early stages. (Katerina Georgieva/CBC)

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen interviewed on police drone program

Windsor police say the force's drone program, whose existence was previously confirmed by documents obtained by CBC News, is still…

The SoCA Armouries will host a public workshop Saturday on creating short, community-focused films that can be shared easily through social media.

UWINDSOR DAILY NEWS: Windsor Law co-hosts filmmaking workshop for local community builders

On Saturday, June 15, 2019 Windsor Law and partners including the School of Creative Arts (SoCA) hosted a public workshop…

Drones come in a variety of sizes, with different licences available for their operation. (Anthony Germain/CBC News)

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on Windsor police plan to launch drone unit

Windsor police are planning to launch an unmanned aerial system (UAS) unit this fall, CBC News has learned. According to…

The impact on the people encountering drones more often is what Canada has to think about says University of Windsor professor Kristen Thomasen. (Chris Francescani/Reuters)

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on ‘Social impact’ of drones

New regulations for drones came into effect in Canada June 1 — and while drone users have had a mixed…

University of Windsor law professor Laverne Jacobs is organizing a series of public discussions about the barriers for disabled people. She hopes to bring those issues to light for the public. (Jason Viau/CBC)

CBC WINDSOR: Laverne Jacobs on barriers accessing services for people with disabilities

A law professor at the University of Windsor is hoping to shine a light on the rights of disabled people,…

City councillor Matthew Green, in Hamilton on Thursday, is an anti-carding advocate. Final arguments in his case were presented Thursday, but a decision has been reserved until a future date.

GLOBE AND MAIL: David Tanovich cited on police carding case

On a windy April morning last year, Hamilton City Councillor Matthew Green was checking e-mails as he waited for a…

Screen shot from movie Minority Report

CNN BUSINESS: Kristen Thomasen on ‘Minority Report’ 15 years later

The future is arriving even faster than the predictions depicted in "Minority Report," a film long hailed for being prescient.…

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FINANCIAL POST: Anneke Smit on Supreme Court fight over Bridge-owned abandoned homes

A Supreme Court hearing about who’s responsible for a street full of abandoned houses near Canada’s busiest border crossing has…

CBC WINDSOR: Chris Waters interviewed on Windsor bike share potential

"If cycling's sustainable as a method of active transportation anywhere in Canada, it is here because it's relatively flat [and]…