Rajeev Chawla

Barcodes to add accountability to campus deliveries

Ensuring that packages delivered across campus have a bar code will make it easier to ensure they arrive at the proper destination, says maintenance manager Rajeev Chawla of Facility Services.

Under a procedure coming into effect this week, his department will require a signature for the delivery of any package. If the vendor fails to attach a bar code, Distribution Services will allocate one.

University community mourns death of campus carpenter Bernie Mulligan

Friends and colleagues recall Bernie Mulligan as a caring person whose contributions will be missed. Mulligan, a carpenter in the UWindsor maintenance department, died October 1 at the age of 46.

Maintenance manager Rajeev Chawla recalled him as a team player.

“Bernie was always upbeat, always had a smile on his face,” Chawla said. “He had the unique ability to look at any job as a challenge to be completed. He is definitely going to be missed.”

James McGinlay, now manager of residence facilities, started his campus career alongside Mulligan in facility services.

Computer programming teams headed to regional competition

Ten teams with a total of 28 students went head-to-head last week to determine who will represent Windsor in the regional competition of the Association for Computing Machinery’ International Collegiate Programming Contest, October 21 and 22.

The contestants had three hours to solve five programming problems, knowing that the top two teams will advance, with a third participating as a reserve. When the metaphorical dust settled, the top three finishers were: