After leading Western’s academic operations through the tumultuous COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Andrew Hrymak will take on a critical new role in building Western’s future, as special advisor to President Alan Shepard on industry partnerships, the green economy, and sustainability.
As many as 5,000 prospective students are expected to take part in virtual fall preview day at Western – an event featuring virtual tours and real-time conversations with faculty, staff and students.
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.
Each Nov. 11, we remember those who served our country during times of war, conflict and peace. This year’s Remembrance Day ceremony will be virtual, and broadcast live at 10:45 a.m. with a moment of silence at 11 a.m.
Western is accelerating its sustainability efforts with a renewed advisory committee that will guide the university’s environmental strategy across campus.
Persistence and purpose have earned student William Wang a raft of online orders and a coveted place in campus vending machines for his protein bar, Zentein.
There’s a new twist to Living Well @ Western, and it involves more than exercise.
Dr. Qingping Feng is tantalizingly close to learning whether the sepsis treatment he has worked on for more than two decades will ultimately help save millions of lives.
You’d be hard pressed to find a more unlikely medical hero than Sir Frederick Banting, a young doctor and Western lecturer who didn’t even know how to spell ‘diabetes’ when – exactly 100 years ago – he came up with a radical idea to prevent millions of deaths .
Western – along with Brescia, Huron and King’s university colleges – will provide financial support for students who are former crown wards.
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.
Western is bringing campus icons to the doors and screens of the fall Class of 2020 – from personalized gift boxes to images of the places, people and things that have become symbols of their alma mater.
The bracelet, a rugby ball strung through with a blue paracord, bears the initials of Samuel James Baker. It is an enduring memorial to Sam Baker, said his friend Sepand Mesgarzadeh, an Ivey Business student who designed it and is selling identical ones as a...
Integrated science gold medalist Jeremiah Joseph says the chance to make a difference fuels his aspirations.
Struggling London families will soon receive 1,000 care packages prepared by Western students through this year’s OServes day.
Jaqueline Shi’s short film, ‘Little Red’ is a tribute to her grandmother and a featured entry into the 2020 Forest City Film Festival.
A master’s degree in communications is offering Kat Brown-Blake something her 15-year career as a lawyer in Florida wasn’t able to – a sense of greater purpose.
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.
Do more, give more, give back. That has become a personal mantra for Jodi Mabee, Western’s sponsored employee to support the annual United Way Elgin Middlesex fundraising campaign.
Joel Faflak’s faculty profile will tell you he teaches British Romantic poetry of the 18th century. But the award-winning prof will tell you – and his students and colleagues will attest – that his primary aim is to teach to the soul, to their humanity itself.