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UWOFA scholarship recipients announced

UWOFA scholarship recipients announced

The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty Association (UWOFA)
continues to support the academic achievements of undergraduate
students through a number of scholarships.

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

The flag will be at half-mast Saturday, Dec. 13 until 3 p.m. for
former Western Libraries staff member Elizabeth Shaw, who retired
in 2002 with 24 years of service.

Western wins national cheerleading title

Western wins national cheerleading title

The Western Mustangs cheerleading team returned to national glory
yesterday winning the national university title again for the 23rd
time in 24 years.

Sixty-second HIV testing program a success

Sixty-second HIV testing program a success

Nearly 30 University of Western Ontario students were administered
the Rapid HIV Test last week as part of a three-day pilot program
offered by the University Students’ Council (USC) during AIDS
Awareness Week.

Western holds tight on undergrad enrolment

Western holds tight on undergrad enrolment

Despite losing millions of dollars in endowments due to the
economic downturn, The University of Western Ontario will not make
up the difference by boosting undergraduate enrolment.

Study and travel tips

Study and travel tips

Before sugarplums start dancing in their heads, University of
Western Ontario students will be cramming their brains with about
three and a half months worth of information to prepare for
first-term exams Dec. 6-17.

Rare book display marks Milton’s 400th birthday

Rare book display marks Milton’s 400th birthday

For English professor John Leonard, there is no place more
reassuring than in the bowels of the Archives and Research
Collections Centre with a first-edition of John Milton at his
ready.

$35M recreation centre opening in January

$35M recreation centre opening in January

The $35-million Western Student Recreation Centre at The University
of Western Ontario is on schedule to open when students return from
the holiday break.

Desmond Tutu to visit London

Desmond Tutu to visit London

Revered around the world as a moral voice on issues of inequality,
poverty and corruption, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu will
speak in London May 22 when the Nobel Prize winner takes the stage
at the Signature Speaker Series, hosted by St. Joseph’s
Health Care Foundation.

Science goes boldly into ‘inner’ space

Science goes boldly into ‘inner’ space

The notion of injecting nano-structured materials into the human body to attack a tumour or performing surgery on individual cells sounds like futuristic fiction. However, these technological breakthroughs, and others, are closer than many would imagine and will be...