Miah-Marie Langlois

Balancing act Tuesday and Wednesday may raise after-hours temperatures in Centre for Engineering Innovation

Balancing of the hot water supply to Phase I of the Centre for Engineering Innovation may result in elevated temperatures in the building from 4 to 11:30 p.m., January 31 and February 1, advises Facility Services. The building employs a steam heating system, which is dependent on the hot water supply.

Facility Services has also notified occupants that contractors preparing blinds for installation on the centre’s windows will require access to its labs and tenant space during the week of January 30. Please direct concerns to Li Ling Bae at 519-256-3131, ext. 28.

Removal of tower crane sign of construction progress

A huge tower crane that has become a part of the Windsor skyline and a visual reminder of UWindsor’s exciting expansion was removed yesterday from the Centre for Engineering Innovation construction site.

Matt Soulliere, project manager for PCR Contractors Inc., says the crane was used mainly for concrete placement and has been at the site since shortly after groundbreaking in January 2010. With most concrete work completed, the iconic symbol of progress is no longer needed.

University seeking to update address records

The Human Resources Department will send an e-mail to UWindsor faculty, staff and students to double-check its records in preparation for the distribution of T4 slips for the 2011 tax year.

The requests will use the hrprod@uwindsor.ca mailbox; the notice is a bona fide e-mail and is being sent to confirm that the University has an accurate mailing address on record. Directions for making address changes will be contained within the e-mail.

Conference Services seeking students for summer employment opportunities

Conference and Accommodation Services invites applications for students interested in seasonal work. Full- and part-time opportunities are available from the end of April through the end of August. 

The department operates the residence buildings and campus facilities as a hotel and convention centre during the summer months. It is seeking several guest service clerks to work in its multi-faceted department, and requires candidates with exceptional customer service skills and experience.

Job fair promises a partnership to the future

The job fair, “A Partnership to the Future,” will bring dozens of employers to campus today to meet with current students and alumni of University of Windsor and St. Clair College.

A joint project of the University of Windsor and St. Clair College, the fair runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Tuesday, January 24, in the St. Denis Centre.

It will offer the opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 60 companies representing several career fields, including:

Lecture to take a look at the burden of proof

The notion of burden of proof is central to the study of argumentation, says Douglas Walton, “indeed one could argue that it is the most fundamental concept in this area.”

He will survey the different kinds of burden of proof recognized in recent studies on artificial intelligence and law, and discusses whether these notions are transferable to everyday conversational argumentation, in a free public lecture Tuesday, January 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Assumption University’s Freed-Orman Centre.

Voting now open in #LancerLife photo contest

The entries are in, now it’s up to the judges.

Voting has begun in the Lancer Life photo contest on the UWindsor Facebook page. The public is invited to weigh in by assigning “Likes” to their favourite images.

The entry that has garnered the most likes by Wednesday, January 25, will win its photographer a Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera. Vote now at Facebook.com/UWindsor.