Her work has already provided new insights into brain injuries suffered by young female athletes. Now, thanks to one of the province’s most competitive scholarships, Alexandra Harriss looks to head off those injuries sooner, perhaps even changing how the most popular sport on the planet is played and coached.
“It was the best thing I’ve ever done.” That was just one piece of advice Kathryn McAuley received from others as she weighed the possibly of taking on the role of Western’s Sponsored Employee for the 2019 United Way Elgin Middlesex campaign.
The only known copies of a long-lost pre-Confederation abolitionist newspaper have been re-discovered after being hidden within Western Archives, and are now carefully restored to near-new condition.
Recent severe weather warnings across the region should serve as a reminder to the campus community to get to know an emergency notification system already in place, Western safety officials stressed.
If you think the debate over the role of higher education is new, think again. You’ll need to look deeper than today’s headlines for answers – perhaps as far back as the Middle Ages.