In its first full year, Western Space explored, discovered, dreamed – and became recognized as one of the leading authorities for all things terrestrial and extra-.
“Because of COVID” became shorthand for the myriad ways we became experts in the art of the pivot.
Turns out, relationship success has little to do with your personal awesomeness, and even less to do with fairy-tale love potions and Puccini arias.
This was a year of quirky critter news in international headlines, from ancient beavers to murder hornets.
Men, non-immigrants, younger adults and people living in rural areas are the Canadians most likely to resist COVID-19 safety measures, according to a Western analysis.
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate students who are Indigenous or living with disabilities.
An alumna’s book detailing one of Canada’s great, previously untold business philanthropy stories has won a major award book.
Law professor Rande Kostal has been awarded a prestigious international honour for authoring a book that sheds new light on the limits of America’s ability to impose democracy on defeated countries.
It can take just pennies a day to motivate people to exercise more, and they will step up their efforts when teamed with a buddy to collect joint rewards, a Western University study shows.
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.