Alumni
Alumni entrepreneurs find the recipe for success

Alumni entrepreneurs find the recipe for success

What do beans, grape skins, chia seeds and activated charcoal have in common? For Giovanni Angelucci, HBA‘11, founder and CEO of Queen Street Bakery, these items are ingredients in his unique recipes for gluten-free bread products.

Alumnus selected to help shape future of NATO

Alumnus selected to help shape future of NATO

Western alumnus Kevin Vuong is the sole Canadian among 14 youth leaders chosen to share their views on security and peace with the National Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Grad’s pitch for sport science helps Blue Jays

Grad’s pitch for sport science helps Blue Jays

When the the Toronto Blue Jays aim for even greater heights next season, Clare Padmore hopes to share in their success as a biolmechanical engineer working to help ballplayers achieve their athletic potential.
Padmore graduates this fall with her PhD in biomechanics and biomechanical engineering and joins a community of more than 315,000 Western alumni worldwide.

Research a ‘safe haven’ for PhD graduate

Research a ‘safe haven’ for PhD graduate

From his hospital bed, Steven Gameiro, PhD’20, made the decision to completely pivot the focus of his doctoral research. It was a risky, but necessary move for the young scientist. He was used to working in a wet lab setting, exploring cancers caused by the human...

Business, English grad takes the road less travelled

Business, English grad takes the road less travelled

Ellie Sak may well be the first business student in Ivey Business School history to clinch an internship by reciting Robert Frost poems. And, to borrow from the poet’s voice, that has made all the difference in helping her land a career she loves.

Debut novel combines tech, comic worlds

Debut novel combines tech, comic worlds

Drew Murray, can credit his storied career partly to technology’s triumph over the curse of cursive. Now Murray, BA’97, MBA’06, is celebrating his debut novel, Broken Genius.