Lights, camera, Western. The stage is set for the 2014 Western Film Festival scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the Wolf Performance Hall, London Public Library, 251 Dundas St.
The Western community is mourning the death of Patrick James Drummond, a second-year Political Science student, who died Dec. 27. A memorial service was held on Jan. 3.
Fourteen distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees when Western hosts its 303rd Convocation this June. The ceremonies, featuring convocation addresses by the honorary degree recipients, are scheduled for the following days:
Jennifer Welsh, professor of international relations at the University of Oxford, will present a Trudeau Lecture titled, The Individualization of War: Protection, Liability and Accountability, at 5 p.m. March 25 in Conron Hall, University College 224.
Jonathan Kimmelman explores methods on how to bring research out of the lab and put it to work toward improved human health as part of the Rotman Speaker Series, sponsored by Western’s Rotman Institute of Philosophy. The McGill University professor will deliver his lecture, Anatomy of Clinical Translation: Ethics, Epistemology and Policy, at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 21 in Medical Science Building (MSB) 148.