Korissa Williams

Event promises to consider the Qur’an in the light of science

A free public event on Thursday, February 16, will feature two speakers addressing the topic “The Qur’an in the Light of Science”

  • Robert Dufour, God and Atheism
  • Imam Mohamed Mahmoud, Qur’an the Living Miracle

at 5:30 p.m. in room G133, Chrysler Hall North.

The lectures are the centrepiece of Islamic Awareness Week, sponsored by the Muslim Students Association. Booths offer information about Islam, February 13 to 17 in the CAW Student Centre Commons.

Cartier Hall to lose telephone service Wednesday

A re-splice of the telecommunications cable to Cartier Hall will leave that building without landline phone service for part of Wednesday, February 15, reports Facility Services.

The work is in preparation for the demolition of the former Drama Building, says project administrator Mark Rudkin: “All the telephones are fed from the old drama building to Cartier, but we’re rewiring around it.”

He has also scheduled a fire watch for Wednesday, since the work involves a fire alarm outage.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Rudkin at 519-253-3000, ext 2168.

Summer Experience Program offers funding for youth work experience

Campus employers hoping to create summer positions under the province’s Summer Experience Program must submit their proposals no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, to Donna Menna, acting career development coordinator at the Center for Career Education.

The goal of the program is to provide entry-level work experience for Ontario youth to develop transferable career related skills. Positions must focus on activities such as customer service, regulatory or legislative requirements, policy and program delivery, information technology, and service contract management.

Student government to announce transit initiative

The University of Windsor Students’ Alliance will make a major announcement regarding its relationship with Transit Windsor on Monday, February 13.

“Just look for the bus in front of Leddy Library at 11 a.m.,” says alliance president André Capaldi. “We invite the entire campus community to join us for this event.”

Job postings from Human Resources

The following union positions are available to internal bargaining unit members only. Bargaining unit members interested in these positions are requested to apply in writing by completing an 'Application for Transfer' form and forwarding it to: Department of Human Resources or employment@uwindsor.ca on or before 4 p.m. on the posting closing date.

Job postings from Human Resources

The following union position is available to internal bargaining unit members only. Bargaining unit members interested in this position are requested to apply in writing by completing an 'Application for Transfer' form and forwarding it to: Department of Human Resources or employment@uwindsor.ca on or before 4 p.m. on the posting closing date.

Reminder: Call for nominations for special appointments

There is one week left for nominations and applications for the titles of Professor Emerita/Emeritus, University Professor and Honorary Professor. The Special Appointments Committee is accepting nominations or applications for an eligible candidate to the Office of the University Secretariat by February 15.

Multi-faculty team launches Peer Collaboration Network for Teaching Improvement

In Fall 2010, a team of award-winning instructors on campus began to look at ways that they could make a serious contribution to enhancing the overall quality of teaching on campus.

It wasn’t so much a question of teaching other people to do what they do: in fact, they wanted to keep improving as well, and to develop a faculty-driven network of people interested in exploring new ways to foster excellent learning.