As a child growing up in Holland, Auke van Holst watched as more than 10,000 skaters passed on the canal behind his home during the famous 200-kilometre Eleven Cities Skating Tour. Decades later, the former Western professor has combined his love of skating with his artistic talents, as a way to say ‘thank you’ to the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic.
Standing between you and the online world is a faceless group of people who either protect or prevent, depending on your perspective, certain content from seeing the light of day. That work, according to one professor, needs to be unmasked to better understand a budding, yet evolving industry, one which houses workers whose job is essential, but whose nuanced needs are not adequately considered.
Six winners from four faculties have been awarded Western’s highest honour for the “highest calling.”
Three Western teams hope to drive away with a national campus competition’s top prize.
An unplayable instrument has never looked so good. And now, you can bring it home and help out students from Western’s Piano Technology Program at the same time.