Alumni
Research becomes medium for grad’s creativity

Research becomes medium for grad’s creativity

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.

Grad cultivates entrepreneurial spirit at Western

Grad cultivates entrepreneurial spirit at Western

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.

Grad embraces collision of two worlds

Grad embraces collision of two worlds

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.

Education grad feels right where he belongs

Education grad feels right where he belongs

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.

Nature site shows kids their wildlife neighbours

Nature site shows kids their wildlife neighbours

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.

New alumni leaders rally behind common purpose

New alumni leaders rally behind common purpose

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.

‘Magic’ photograph still inspires after 50 years

‘Magic’ photograph still inspires after 50 years

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.