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Looking Back

Looking Back

Western News archives Jan. 13, 2000

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

The flag will be at half-mast Thursday until 1:30 p.m. for Mary
Alexander, a retired staff member from Dentistry (Schulich School
of Medicine & Dentistry). Alexander, 71, had 29 years of
service at Western before retiring in 1998.

Registration opens Jan. 21 for staff and leaders conference

Registration opens Jan. 21 for staff and leaders conference

University of Western Ontario alumnus and Global National host
Kevin Newman, comedian Brett Leake, and Food Network chef David
Adjey are part of the lineup of guest speakers for the 2009 Western
Staff & Leaders’ Conference during reading week.

CIHR Operating Grant info sessions

CIHR Operating Grant info sessions

Research Western and the Lawson Health Research Institute are
hosting three ResearchNet information sessions this month to
provide information for the CIHR Operating Grant Competition in
March.

Palestinian, Israeli supporters demonstrate peacefully

Palestinian, Israeli supporters demonstrate peacefully

More than 400 Palestinian supporters and close to 200 Israeli
supporters lined Oxford Drive Wednesday on The University of
Western Ontario campus, as the two sides aired concerns over the
current conflict in the Middle East.

In Memoriam – Stanley Bain

In Memoriam – Stanley Bain

Former University of Western Ontario Physical Plant staff member,
Stanley Bain, died Dec. 21, 2008 at the age of 64.

Western staffers, student make Mayors’ honours list

Western staffers, student make Mayors’ honours list

The Western Libraries archives assistant Theresa Regnier and
Western Community Legal Services staff member Margaret Capes, along
with graduate student Jeff Preston, were named among the 2009 Mayor
of London’s annual Honours List for their contributions to London’s
heritage and housing.

Western Chancellor on TVO tonight

Western Chancellor on TVO tonight

University of Western Ontario Chancellor John Thompson will appear
on the TVO program The Agenda Tuesday night (Jan. 6) to discuss the
opportunities and challenges facing Ontario universities in the
coming years.

Flood advisory issued for Western campus

Flood advisory issued for Western campus

Warm temperatures in recent days have fueled melting that is
causing some flooding on campus. It is anticipated that water
levels will continue to rise slowly and peak Sunday afternoon, with
the high flow of water continuing well into Monday.

Winter weather closes university

Winter weather closes university

Due to the large amount of snow and potential for freezing rain in
the London area, The University of Western Ontario is closed today.
Western’s three affiliated colleges are also closed.

Western holiday hours

Western holiday hours

Many University of Western Ontario services will be closed Dec. 25
to Jan. 4 for the holiday period. Classes resume on Monday, Jan. 5
and academic and administrative offices re-open the same day.

Learn the ABCs of medical science

Learn the ABCs of medical science

The popular Cafe Scientifique public lecture series begins Jan. 7
with a “magnetic mystery tour” of the human body and an exploration
of MRIs.

Research funding web page launched

Research funding web page launched

A new web page developed by the University of Western Ontario
Research Development & Services brings researchers a short
click away from accessing critical funding.

Western’s next president dynamic leader

Western’s next president dynamic leader

The new president of The University of Western Ontario is a dynamic
and gifted academic leader committed to taking Western to the next
level in terms of internationally recognized excellence in research
and education.

Fitness equipment accessible Jan. 5

Fitness equipment accessible Jan. 5

With the operating hours set for when students return from the
holidays, Campus Recreation staff prepares to open the new Western
Student Recreation Centre for use of fitness equipment and drop-in
gym activities on Jan. 5.