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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.

Alumna’s debut novel wins Leacock Medal for Humour

Alumna’s debut novel wins Leacock Medal for Humour

Western alumna Heidi Jacobs, MLIS’06, was awarded this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for her debut novel ‘Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.’

Nature and nurture lead grad to dentistry

Nature and nurture lead grad to dentistry

For Amr Alsabbagh, the Allyn & Betty Taylor Library at Western will always hold special significance. He spent many hours in that popular study spot, working alongside two familiar study buddies – his parents.

Graduation 2020 marks a year to remember

Graduation 2020 marks a year to remember

It has been a year like no other for Western graduates, so it makes sense that the university is marking their achievements with a celebration like no other in its history.

Alumna receives highest Law Society award

Alumna receives highest Law Society award

If they see a barn on fire, most people will call 911, stand back, wait for the firefighters and hope the horses survive. That’s the wise and considered approach, said Heather Joy Ross, LLB’84.

‘Learning to fall’ fuels grad’s performance

‘Learning to fall’ fuels grad’s performance

Dean Kernaghan’s portfolio opens with a quote: “You don’t have time to work fast.” Not only has he heard these words often from his mentor in the Engineering student shop, these are words he tries to live by.

Grad proud of part upholding legacy

Grad proud of part upholding legacy

The stakes are high when you head a dynasty. But leading a program that holds the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) all-time record for the most consecutive championships in any sport, David Mill has excelled.