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USC promises a more accessible O-Week 2009

USC promises a more accessible O-Week 2009

Like everyone else, Jeff Preston saw Orientation Week as an
opportunity to get acquainted with new friends and the school to
which he would dedicate the next seven years of study. But sitting
on the sidelines of the opening ceremonies held in the Talbot Bowl,
he questioned whether he would fit in to a campus that takes pride
in supporting diversity.

In Memoriam – William (Bill) Alexander

In Memoriam – William (Bill) Alexander

The flag will be at half-mast Tuesday, Jan. 13 until 11 a.m. for
former Physical Plant employee William (Bill) Alexander, who
retired in 1990 with 16 years of service.

‘Only way out was education’

‘Only way out was education’

A descendant of nomadic people living along the mountains in
southeastern Bangladesh, Amit Chakma never dreamed his future would
take him to the presidency of The University of Western Ontario.

Looking ahead to 2009

Looking ahead to 2009

Perhaps the first resolution for 2009 should be to prepare for just
about anything.

Rhodes Scholar drawn to finance at Oxford

Rhodes Scholar drawn to finance at Oxford

One of the last things Brian Coulter ever thought possible was
being mentioned alongside the likes of Bill Clinton, Edwin Hubble,
James Fulbright and Bob Rae.

Western celebrates International Year of Astronomy

Western celebrates International Year of Astronomy

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Galileo turning his telescope
to the sky and changing how the cosmos were studied forever, 2009
is being hailed the world over as the International Year of
Astronomy (IYA).

Ratcliffe earns CAUT honours

Ratcliffe earns CAUT honours

The Canadian Association of University Teachers has honoured
Western professor Marjorie Ratcliffe (Modern Languages and
Literatures) with a Dedicated Service Award in recognition of her
exceptional service to the university’s faculty association.

Employees seek retirement pension reassurance

Employees seek retirement pension reassurance

Jim Rule has some poignant questions to ask the Academic and
Administrative Staff Joint Pension Board at The University of
Western Ontario about the impact the economic crisis will have on
his retirement plans.

Keeping students in the local workforce

Keeping students in the local workforce

With London looking for ways to keep Western students in town after
graduation, soon-to-be graduates of The University of Western
Ontario and Fanshawe College will connect with hundreds of the
city’s top employers thanks to a unique networking idea.

Professors named to Order of Canada

Professors named to Order of Canada

Western professors Gordon McBean and William Wall are two of 60 new
appointments to the Order of Canada, announced Dec. 30 by the Right
Honourable Micha

USC promises a more accessible O-Week 2009

USC promises a more accessible O-Week 2009

Like everyone else, Jeff Preston saw Orientation Week as an
opportunity to get acquainted with new friends and the school to
which he would dedicate the next seven years of study. But sitting
on the sidelines of the opening ceremonies held in the Talbot Bowl,
he questioned whether he would fit in to a campus that takes pride
in supporting diversity.

In Memoriam – William (Bill) Alexander

In Memoriam – William (Bill) Alexander

The flag will be at half-mast Tuesday, Jan. 13 until 11 a.m. for
former Physical Plant employee William (Bill) Alexander, who
retired in 1990 with 16 years of service.

‘Only way out was education’

‘Only way out was education’

A descendant of nomadic people living along the mountains in
southeastern Bangladesh, Amit Chakma never dreamed his future would
take him to the presidency of The University of Western Ontario.

Looking ahead to 2009

Looking ahead to 2009

Perhaps the first resolution for 2009 should be to prepare for just
about anything.

Rhodes Scholar drawn to finance at Oxford

Rhodes Scholar drawn to finance at Oxford

One of the last things Brian Coulter ever thought possible was
being mentioned alongside the likes of Bill Clinton, Edwin Hubble,
James Fulbright and Bob Rae.

Western celebrates International Year of Astronomy

Western celebrates International Year of Astronomy

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Galileo turning his telescope
to the sky and changing how the cosmos were studied forever, 2009
is being hailed the world over as the International Year of
Astronomy (IYA).

Ratcliffe earns CAUT honours

Ratcliffe earns CAUT honours

The Canadian Association of University Teachers has honoured
Western professor Marjorie Ratcliffe (Modern Languages and
Literatures) with a Dedicated Service Award in recognition of her
exceptional service to the university’s faculty association.

Employees seek retirement pension reassurance

Employees seek retirement pension reassurance

Jim Rule has some poignant questions to ask the Academic and
Administrative Staff Joint Pension Board at The University of
Western Ontario about the impact the economic crisis will have on
his retirement plans.

Keeping students in the local workforce

Keeping students in the local workforce

With London looking for ways to keep Western students in town after
graduation, soon-to-be graduates of The University of Western
Ontario and Fanshawe College will connect with hundreds of the
city’s top employers thanks to a unique networking idea.

Professors named to Order of Canada

Professors named to Order of Canada

Western professors Gordon McBean and William Wall are two of 60 new
appointments to the Order of Canada, announced Dec. 30 by the Right
Honourable Micha