Western News archives Jan. 13, 2000
Gratitude is a big, epic and satisfying experience and a worthy
contender for the London Reads 2008-2009 title.
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.
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.
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
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.
Former University of Western Ontario Physical Plant staff member,
Stanley Bain, died Dec. 21, 2008 at the age of 64.
Canadian Football League (CFL) commissioner Mark Cohon will deliver
the keynote speech at the 2009 Mustangs Scholarship Breakfast on
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.
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
Fitness enthusiasts can put their New Year’s resolutions into
practice in the new Western Student Recreation Centre this week.
A University of Western Ontario geographer and surgeon can now add
Order of Canada to their long list of accomplishments.
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.
Let’s count down some of our – and your – favourite stories from
campus during 2008.
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.
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.
The popular Cafe Scientifique public lecture series begins Jan. 7
with a “magnetic mystery tour” of the human body and an exploration
A new web page developed by the University of Western Ontario
Research Development & Services brings researchers a short
click away from accessing critical funding.
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
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.