For someone with only a tepid appreciation of learning the language in high school, Kylie Patton has embraced the language in university.
Alex Levit, MD/PhD’20, sees the entire scientific process as a creative endeavour – from coming up with the research question, to finding ways to answer it, to writing about the findings in a meaningful way.
Rhys Wickens, BSc’20, likes to venture into the unknown. He left his hometown of Calgary to come to Western; he took a year off school for an internship; he’s looking into becoming an entrepreneur.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have paused the games – but it cannot stop Kyle Dawson’s dream to play professional lacrosse.
Reanne Mundadan of Mississauga embraced the challenge of Western’s highly competitive Medical Sciences program in her first year. But she needed more.
One day, Mohammad Noor Tamim hopes to go back to Syria. And when he does, it will be to put his whole heart into rebuilding his war-torn homeland.
It was quite the finish to Ian Villamagna’s PhD career at Western.
Stefanie Tom came to Western keen on drawing as much as possible from the experience – and on giving back as much as she could to the school that welcomed her for five years.
Erin Anderson is becoming more comfortable with uncertainty. Often meticulous about planning her life decisions, she’s learning to roll with the punches.
Jumping into the pool that day, Megan Van Gorp did not expect that the next hour would play a major role in changing her life.
When Ethan Thomas arrived at Western, he felt alone and out of place. He missed his family and friends, longing for the ceremonies he embraced growing up in Six Nations of the Grand River territory. That soon changed.
While his final eSport season ended prematurely, Kyle Raposo will graduate with memories of more than just titles.
“I will take action for a better world.” This line is not only part of the Girl Guides of Canada’s Guiding Promise, but a personal mission statement for Michelle Quaye.
About a year into her internship, and some 80 feet up in the air, Katrina Petahtegoose had a revelation.
John Drew, BEd’07, BA’02, and Brock University professor Kendra Coulter, Huron BA’02 (Scholar’s Elective), recently created Animal Neighbours, a new website designed to teach kids about the animal world around them.
You’d be hard-pressed to find another setting where the interests of Mark Brown and Tyler Forkes might otherwise meet. Yet their paths have converged in a commitment to grow connections between Western community members.
Nearly 3,400 students received help covering urgent and pressing needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic – thanks to $2.6 million distributed by the university as part of its Student Relief Fund.
Research, community involvement and technology are at the heart of a $5-million gift to Western from long-time donors and Western supporters Arthur and Sonia Labatt.
Monica Rivero could not turn a blind eye to the red flags hanging from windows and doors in the poorest parts of her native Colombia.
Known by many names – The Leap, The Flying Goal, The Flying Orr or, simply, The Goal – Ray Lussier’s photograph of Bobby Orr flying through the air after his Stanley Cup-winning goal remains today the most famous photograph in hockey history. Fifty years later, the image continues to inspire.