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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

New institute bridges humanities, sciences

New institute bridges humanities, sciences

The Department of Philosophy is bringing together two strong but
traditionally separate areas – ethics and philosophy of science
– with the establishment of the Joseph L. Rotman Institute of
Science and Values.

On the importance of reflection

On the importance of reflection

Five years ago, alumnus Joseph Rotman (BA’57) and his wife
Sandra donated $1.4 million to the area of Philosophy of Science in
the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, creating a $1 million endowment
fund for a Canada Research Chair in the Department of Philosophy
and supporting two annual graduate student awards.

A look at DVDs you may have missed

A look at DVDs you may have missed

University of Western Ontario technology and pop culture expert Tim
Blackmore presents his second annual Top 10 Weirdly Missed or
Dissed DVDs of 2008.

VIP program helps 2,000 and#8230; and counting

VIP program helps 2,000 and#8230; and counting

  Student Development Services' Volunteers In Progress Program started as a summer project funded by a Government Summer Experience Program and implemented by a group of Western students in 1983.   Since then, the program has grown into a large and successful...

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.

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

New institute bridges humanities, sciences

New institute bridges humanities, sciences

The Department of Philosophy is bringing together two strong but
traditionally separate areas – ethics and philosophy of science
– with the establishment of the Joseph L. Rotman Institute of
Science and Values.

On the importance of reflection

On the importance of reflection

Five years ago, alumnus Joseph Rotman (BA’57) and his wife
Sandra donated $1.4 million to the area of Philosophy of Science in
the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, creating a $1 million endowment
fund for a Canada Research Chair in the Department of Philosophy
and supporting two annual graduate student awards.

A look at DVDs you may have missed

A look at DVDs you may have missed

University of Western Ontario technology and pop culture expert Tim
Blackmore presents his second annual Top 10 Weirdly Missed or
Dissed DVDs of 2008.

VIP program helps 2,000 and#8230; and counting

VIP program helps 2,000 and#8230; and counting

  Student Development Services' Volunteers In Progress Program started as a summer project funded by a Government Summer Experience Program and implemented by a group of Western students in 1983.   Since then, the program has grown into a large and successful...

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.