Korissa Williams

Deadline approaching for Volunteer Internship Program applications

UWindsor students who want to enhance their resumes with a professional and rewarding experience should consider the Centre for Career Education’s Volunteer Internship Program (VIP). The application deadline is March 15 to participate in the summer 2012 term.
Participants contribute 40 hours of volunteer work in a non-profit organization in the Windsor-Essex community and attend career development workshops and activities. In exchange, they get work-related experience, networking opportunities, and recognition on their academic transcripts.
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International scholar to offer session on graduate supervising and mentoring, March 16

How can graduate supervisors and mentors adjust their approach in order to communicate more effectively with their students? And what can instructors and supervisors do when an impasse or outright conflict arises?

Tracy C. Davis, professor and associate dean for academic affairs at Northwestern University, will offer a special presentation to faculty and staff on graduate supervising and mentoring, March 16 at 10 a.m.

March into savings at Document Imaging Centre

The Document Imaging Centre is offering a special incentive to use its services this month.

Any order placed in March will earn each customer a coupon worth 25 per cent off the next regular-priced order for black and white and colour impressions on any paper in stock, including wide-format posters.

The coupons are valid until April 27 and may not be used for typesetting, design, CourseWare, stationery or previously quoted jobs.

Job posting from Human Resources

The following Non Union Administration position is available to all applicants through Human Resources.

The following posting closes on Tuesday, March 6, at 4 p.m.

#2012-NU-01 Research Finance Manager, Financial Services – Research Finance

Homestyle station dishing up Mexican cuisine

The Marketplace food court’s multicultural week goes south of the border today with a Mexican menu featuring vegetable escabeche Dona Vito; bone-in chicken breast with apricot mole; and beef rib chili.

Thursday’s Italian celebration features chicken marsala with grape vine; homemade porcini-infused beef ragu with fresh egg tagliatelle; and tofu cacciatore.

The Marketplace food court serves lunch and dinner in the CAW Student Centre.

Campus mourns death of retiree

Campus flags will be lowered today in memory of retiree Corrado De Concini, who died Monday, February 27.

De Concini commenced working at the University of Windsor in 1969 as a custodian in Facility Services, a position he held until his retirement in 1988.

Paper airplane competition to test aeronautic design skills

It’s billed as the only contest in which a paper airplane could take you around the world, and it’s coming to the University of Windsor campus Tuesday, February 28.

The Engineering Society is hosting a local qualifier for the Red Bull Paper Wings in the CAW Student Centre, noon to 4 p.m. Winners will travel, all expenses paid, to Toronto for the national finals. The winners there will represent Canada for the world finals in Austria.

Engineering Society acting president Lotus Pupulin said the event promises a lot of fun for contestants and spectators.