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.
Western Libraries is gathering up memories and moments of the local community in a new project, ‘COVID-19 in London, Ontario: Capturing the local experience.’
The COVID-19 pandemic has generated its own mythology – much of it untrue – among those seeking a community of like-minded believers. But these wild theories and conspiracies are more than harmless fun. In fact, warn Western experts, they can endanger or cost lives.
More than 2,000 Western community members from around the world have registered for a six-week virtual masterclass made available for free by Western Entrepreneurship and Ivey Business School.
As March arrived with the leonine claws of COVID-19, Aaron Schneider thought it was clearly time to let poetry do what it does best – offer challenge, comfort and shared experience.
Western alumnus Tiff Macklem, MA’84, PhD’89 (Economics), has been named Governor of the Bank of Canada for a seven-year term, effective June 3, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced May 1.
He wore dress blues for more than three decades with the London Police Service. Now Brent Shea is purple and proud as the new Director of Campus Community Police Service.
Bakugan toys and HedBanz games have become unlikely tools in the fight to contain COVID-19 thanks to global toys and games giant Spin Master.
Watching people out in their cars, coming out of stores with large cartsful and talking with their neighbours – all within arm’s length of each other. That’s hard to see. Please stay home. Because I don’t have the option.
Hollywood added one of Western’s brightest stars this week as former Mustangs kicker Lirim Hajrullahu inked a three-year deal with the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams.